Flipping the switch on itch
(North Carolina State University) Researchers have pinpointed a particular neuropeptide associated with transmitting itch signals in mice with atopic dermatitis. The work sheds further light on the pathways involved in transmitting itch sensations from the peripheral (skin) to the central (spinal cord) nervous system. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Home Remedies: Avoid scratching swimmer's itch
Swimmer's itch?is an itchy rash that can occur after swimming or wading outdoors. Also known as cercarial dermatitis, swimmer's itch is most common in freshwater lakes and ponds, but it occasionally occurs in salt water. Swimmer's itch is a rash usually caused by an allergic reaction to parasites that burrow into your skin while you're [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 13, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Treating eczema and dermatitis in infants
(Natural News) Skin rashes and other forms of allergic reaction on the skin are terrible, and most mothers would feel ten times worse seeing those rashes on their newborn. An entry from the American Herbalists Guild provides some natural remedies for your baby’s protection, as well your own, against infantile dermatitis. (h/t to AmericanHerbalistsGroup.com.) Infant’s treatments Internal Oral... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can tea tree oil treat eczema?
This article looks at the research on tea tree oil and its potential use as a treatment for eczema. Learn more about its antiviral, anti-itch, and anti-inflammatory properties. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Eczema warning - why spending too much time in the sun could trigger dry skin condition
ECZEMA is a dry skin condition that can lead to itchy, cracked and inflamed skin. As the Met Office warns of a hot summer weather forecast, patients could be at risk of painful dermatitis symptoms if they spend too much time in the hot sunshine, it ’s been revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Slide show: Types of dermatitis
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What does chondrodermatitis mean?
The skin conditions chondrodermatitis nodularis helicis or CNH affects the cartilage in the ear. It results in a painful nodule developing. The causes include ear trauma, pressure, prolonged sun exposure, and extremely cold weather exposure. Treatment includes surgery and topical treatments. Learn more about CNH here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Researchers pioneer new eczema treatment
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) Eczema is the most common and stubborn skin disease in the world, but a study led by Dr. Donald Leung of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is offering new hope for those with atopic dermatitis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - June 4, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Strata Skin Sciences raises $17m, refreshes exec roster
Strata Skin Sciences (NSDQ:SSKN) said today it raised $17 million in a new round of financing and announced a number of changes to its executive roster, including an incoming CEO, new board chair and new chief financial officer. The Horsham, Penn.-based company said that the $17 million round of financing was led by Accelmed Growth Partners and was joined by existing investors Broadfin Capital and Sabby Management and its incoming CEO Dr. Dolev Rafaeli. The company specified that of the $17 million, $3 million will be used to pay down a portion of its current loan with MidCap financial. The remaining proceeds from the...
Source: Mass Device - May 30, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Strata Skin Sciences Source Type: news

Angola:Angola Needs Four Million Dosages of Animal Vaccines
[ANGOP] Lubango -Angola needs at least four million dosages of animal vaccines to cover the animal immunization campaign against contagious peripneumonia, nodular dermatitis, hematic and symptomatic carbuncles initially scheduled for the end of the month of May. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 25, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Positive Phase 3 Trial of DUPIXENT(R) (dupilumab) in Adolescents with Inadequately Controlled Moderate-to-severe Atopic Dermatitis
U.S. regulatory submission for patients ages 12-17 planned for third quarter 2018 TARRYTOWN, N.Y. and PARIS, May 16, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) and Sanofi today announced that a pivo... Biopharmaceuticals, Dermatology Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Sanofi, DUPIXENT, dupilumab, atopic dermatitis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why does skin peel between the toes?
Skin between the toes can peel for a range of reasons. It can be caused by a fungus, bacteria, or an allergy. Conditions include athlete's foot, trench foot, and contact dermatitis. Treatment might involve applying creams or taking antibiotics. Learn more about skin peeling between the toes, and how to prevent it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Causes and treatment of a black neck
Dark or black patches on the neck can be troubling. In this article, we look at the possible causes for a black neck or hyperpigmentation, including fungal infections, dermatitis neglecta, and high blood insulin levels. We also discuss treatment options and which home remedies can prevent black neck in the future. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Bacteria therapy tested for common skin disease
In a small study, an experimental treatment using bacteria normally found on healthy skin reduced the severity of a common skin disease called atopic dermatitis. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Use of Systemic Corticosteroids for Atopic Dermatitis Use of Systemic Corticosteroids for Atopic Dermatitis
Despite recommendations against the use of systemic corticosteroids for atopic dermatitis, their use remains widespread. Under what limited circumstances is it appropriate to use them?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Nurses warned about dermatitis risk from over-use of gloves
Inappropriate use of gloves increases nurses ’ risk of nasty skin complaints and may even exacerbate staffing shortages, says new in-depth guidance launched by the Royal College of Nursing. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - April 26, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Are Biologics Efficacious in Atopic Dermatitis? Are Biologics Efficacious in Atopic Dermatitis?
This study evaluated currently available biologic therapies for their safety and efficacy in the treatment of this chronic skin disorder.American Journal of Clinical Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Birch Pollen-Related Foods Can Trigger Dermatitis Reactions
MONDAY, April 23, 2018 -- In patients with atopic dermatitis (AD) and birch pollen allergy, consumption of birch pollen-related foods is associated with allergic reactions and deterioration of AD, according to a study published online April 13 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Topical Crisaborole in the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis Topical Crisaborole in the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis
While phase III studies of crisaborole have shown it to be a safe treatment that improves symptoms of atopic dermatitis, does it really offer substantive therapeutic benefit over standard therapies?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Health Tip: When to See a Doctor for Cradle Cap
-- Cradle cap, medically called infantile seborrheic dermatitis, is a relatively harmless condition that leads to rough and scaly skin patches on a newborn's scalp. The condition isn't contagious and typically goes away without treatment. The... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 5, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Dupilumab and QoL in Moderate-to-severe Atopic Dermatitis Dupilumab and QoL in Moderate-to-severe Atopic Dermatitis
Does dupilumab, a recently approved biologic, improve clinical response and quality of life in adults with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

New Drug Review 2017 New Drug Review 2017
Find out what there is to know about promising new treatments for type 2 diabetes, dermatitis, plaque psoriasis, and asthma.U.S. Pharmacist (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist Journal Article Source Type: news

A Lot of Eczema Quackery from Dr. YouTube (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- One-third of the site's videos about atopic dermatitis had misleading information (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - March 9, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

LSU Health New Orleans research discovers new Rx for allergic contact dermatitis
(Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center) Research led by Nicolas Bazan, MD, PhD, Boyd Professor and Director of the Neuroscience Center of Excellence at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, has found a promising new treatment for allergic contact dermatitis that offers an alternative to corticosteroids and their possible side effects. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hoth Therapeutics Inc. Announces Completion of Series A Financing And Looks to Broaden Its Product Pipeline
NEW YORK, March 7, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Hoth Therapeutics Inc. ("Hoth" or the "Company"), a development stage biopharmaceutical company focused on unique targeted therapeutics for patients suffering from in... Biopharmaceuticals, Dermatology, Venture Capital Hoth Therapeutics, atopic dermatitis, eczema (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to identify and treat eyelid dermatitis
Learn about the types of eyelid dermatitis, and how to get rid of these itchy rashes. We also look at symptoms, causes, and prevention. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Hoth Therapeutics Inc. Announces Completion of Series A Financing
NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Hoth Therapeutics Inc. ("Hoth" or the "Company"), a development stage biopharmaceutical company focused on unique targeted therapeutics for patients suffering from in... Biopharmaceuticals, Dermatology, Venture Capital Hoth Therapeutics, atopic dermatitis, eczema (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Oral Eczema Treatments Generate Excitement Oral Eczema Treatments Generate Excitement
Impressive phase 2 results raise hope that oral medications will replace injections for atopic dermatitis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Effects of atopic dermatitis on suicidal ideation, plans and attempts in young adults - Kim JY, Yang Y.
This study aims to investigate the effects of atopic dermatitis on suicidal ideation, plans and attempts in young adult. METHODS: Data are from the Sixth Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES VI,2013, 2015) in a ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Using Biology of Atopic Dermatitis to Improve Therapy
(MedPage Today) -- Following psoriasis model of molecular targeting (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - February 19, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Pfizer receives Breakthrough Therapy designation from FDA for PF-04965842, an oral JAK1 Inhibitor, for the treatment of patients with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis
Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced its once-daily oral Janus kinase 1 (JAK1) inhibitor PF-04965842 received Breakthrough Therapy designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of patients with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis (AD). The Phase 3 program for PF-04965842 initiated in December and is the first trial in the JAK1 Atopic Dermatitis Efficacy and Safety (JADE) global development program. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - February 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Pfizer Business and Industry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is spongiotic dermatitis?
Learn about spongiotic dermatitis, a skin condition related to eczema that causes swelling under the skin. We look at the symptoms and treatment options. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Smallpox vaccine study yields favorable results
(US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases) Officials from Bavarian Nordic yesterday announced the results of a successful Phase 3 clinical trial led by USAMRIID that demonstrated the safety and efficacy of the company's investigational, non-replicating smallpox vaccine, IMVAMUNE ® . The product is being developed as an alternative to the current U.S. licensed replicating smallpox vaccine, ACAM2000 ® , which cannot be used by certain populations, including people with atopic dermatitis and HIV. It is already approved in Canada and the European Union. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 7, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Cornerstone Therapy in Atopic Dermatitis
(MedPage Today) -- Moisturizers recommended, but product choice largely comes down to patient choice (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - January 27, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Regeneron Announces Approval of DUPIXENT(R) (dupilumab) in Japan for the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis
TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Jan. 22, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) in Japan has granted marketing and manufacturing authorization... Biopharmaceuticals, Dermatology, Regulatory Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Sanofi, DUPIXENT, dupilumab, atopic dermatitis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New Atopic Dermatitis Yardstick provides practical guidance and management insights
(American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology) A newly published Atopic Dermatitis (AD) Yardstick from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology has practical recommendations for physicians about the treatment of AD. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study links asthma and allergic rhinitis with cataracts
(Wiley) In a study that investigated the association between allergic diseases and ophthalmologic diseases in 14,776 adults, asthma and allergic rhinitis were each associated with a 50 percent increased likelihood of having cataracts. Atopic dermatitis was not linked with cataracts in the Journal of Dermatology study, however. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Atopic Dermatitis Associated With Higher Risk of Skin Cancer
Individuals with a history of atopic dermatitis have a higher risk of squamous cell carcinoma development (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 29, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Dupilumab for Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis Dupilumab for Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis
Dupilumab, an IL-4 and IL-13 antagonist, was recently FDA approved for patients with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis. Will it be a game-changer in the management of this challenging condition?Skin Therapy Letter (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - December 21, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Links Between Atopic Dermatitis and Psoriasis
(MedPage Today) -- Experts make case for spectrum concept in dermal inflammation (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - December 17, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

New Drugs on Horizon for Atopic Dermatitis
(MedPage Today) -- Expert weighs in on current and emerging topical agents (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - December 9, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Contact Allergy in Children With Atopic Dermatitis Contact Allergy in Children With Atopic Dermatitis
How prevalent is contact allergy in children with atopic dermatitis? Should patch testing be used to a greater extent as a screening tool in these children?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Robust Pipeline for Atopic Dermatitis
(MedPage Today) -- Here's a rundown of emerging treatments for the condition (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - November 26, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes skin on the fingertips to peel?
There are many potential causes of skin peeling on the fingertips, including hand-washing, dermatitis, and changes in the weather. Learn more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Effects of Superfine Sheep Wool in Infantile Eczema Effects of Superfine Sheep Wool in Infantile Eczema
It's generally recommended that wool be avoided by persons with eczema. But could superfine merino wool actually reduce the severity of pediatric mild-to-moderate atopic dermatitis?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Probiotics Mix May Curb Atopic Dermatitis Severity, Topical Steroid Use in Young People Probiotics Mix May Curb Atopic Dermatitis Severity, Topical Steroid Use in Young People
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Extended Breastfeeding May Cut Later Flexural Dermatitis Risk
But breastfeeding promotion not tied to measures of atopic eczema, asthma on questionnaire (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - November 15, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Allergy, Journal, Source Type: news

Skin Absorption Through Atopic Dermatitis Skin Skin Absorption Through Atopic Dermatitis Skin
Do patients with atopic dermatitis have greater skin absorption than healthy controls? Are they at higher risk of systemic exposure to chemicals from topical products?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is dermatitis neglecta?
Dermatitis neglecta is a skin disorder caused by not cleaning the skin well or often enough. In this article, learn about diagnosis and prevention. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Eczema Can Predict Severity of Asthma Hospitalization Eczema Can Predict Severity of Asthma Hospitalization
A family history of asthma and a patient's own history of atopic dermatitis are linked to a more severe hospital experience, according to a study that could influence care decisions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 31, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news