Risk Factors ID'd for Persistent Atopic Dermatitis in Kids
(MedPage Today) -- Could help clinicians personalize disease prediction (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - November 15, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

What Causes Post-Inflammatory Hypopigmentation?
Discussion Hypopigmentation can be worrisome for many families because of cosmesis and the worry that “something is wrong.” The normal natural changes in skin-tone over the year due to different light exposure and wide variations within individuals is not something that many people are aware of. Post-inflammatory hypopigmentation is a common cause of hypopigmentation. Vitiligo is the most common cause of depigmentation. Vitiligo is an acquired, depigmenting disorder with typical lesions appearing as milky white macules with distinct margins that are not scaly. Hair (including eyebrows and eyelashes) can be dep...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 12, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

FDA grants priority review for Dupixent ® (dupilumab) as potential treatment for adolescents with uncontrolled moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for Priority Review the supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for Dupixent® (dupilumab) in adolescent patients 12 to 17 years of age with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis, whose disease was inadequately controlled with topical therapies or for whom topical treatment was medically inadvisable. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - November 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Sanofi Business and Industry Source Type: news

Prevalence of Atopic Dermatitis 7.3 Percent in U.S. Adults
TUESDAY, Nov. 6, 2018 -- The prevalence of atopic dermatitis is 7.3 percent among U.S. adults, and patients with atopic dermatitis and more severe disease have worse quality of life, according to a study published online Oct. 30 in the Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to treat severe eczema
Treating severe eczema can be challenging, but certain intensive treatments can help reduce symptoms. Learn about what doctors can do for severe eczema in adults and children here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Association between atopic dermatitis, depression and suicidal ideation: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Patel KR, Immaneni S, Singam V, Rastogi S, Silverberg JI.
BACKGROUND: Atopic dermatitis (AD) is associated with psychological distress. However, previous studies found conflicting results about whether AD is associated with increased depression or suicidality. OBJECTIVES: To determine the complex relation... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can aloe vera gel help treat eczema?
Aloe vera is a natural plant-based moisturizer with antibacterial properties. In this article, learn about how aloe vera gel can help treat eczema. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Not just for children: Study shows high prevalence of atopic dermatitis among US adults
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) As many as 16.5 million adults in America suffer from a skin disease known as atopic dermatitis, an inflammatory disease that results in red, itchy skin. The estimate comes from a new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, which also projected 6.6 million of these adults have disease that would be classified as moderate to severe, leading to a decrease in quality of life. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to stop eczema itching at night
Eczema symptoms often flare up at night, which can disrupt a person ’s sleep. Regularly bathing, moisturizing, and using medication can reduce itching and inflammation and support restful nights. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Eczema on the lips: Causes and treatment
Eczema on the lips, also called eczematous cheilitis, causes painful cracked skin on this part of the body. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatments here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Treatments for atopic dermatitis (eczema)
Atopic dermatitis, or eczema, is a common skin condition. There is currently no cure for atopic dermatitis, but treatment can significantly improve a person's symptoms. In this article, we take a look at treatment options, natural home remedies, and coping tips to help people manage the symptoms of atopic dermatitis. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can bleach baths help treat eczema?
Bleach baths may reduce the risk of infection and inflammation in people with eczema, but experts are divided. We discuss the research, how to make a bleach bath, and safety measures. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

FDA approves Regeneron asthma drug
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals was awarded federal approval Friday to market its Dupixent drug to treat patients with moderate to severe asthma. The drug developer, which makes bulk medications at its East Greenbush, New York, manufacturing complex, already had been marketing the medication for use in patients with eczema or atopic dermatitis. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Dupixent for eczema patients in March 2017. Then, late last week, the FDA gave Regeneron (Nasdaq: REGN) and its… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 22, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Robin K. Cooper Source Type: news

Study gives all-clear for skin cream during radiation therapy
It's OK for patients scheduled for radiation therapy to apply topical treatments...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Midtreatment boost during WBRT reduces skin dermatitis ASTRO: Thermal tomo may predict skin response (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Oral DS107 Found to Reverse the Molecular Signature of Moderate to...
DS Biopharma (DS), a privately held biopharmaceutical company, today announced that oral treatment with DS107 reversed the molecular signature of Atopic Dermatitis (AD) patients in a phase 2b clinical...(PRWeb October 18, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/oral_ds107_found_to_reverse_the_molecular_signature_of_moderate_to_severe_atopic_dermatitis_patients_in_a_phase_2_trial/prweb15851261.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - October 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Eczema Drug Dupilumab Spurs Hair Regrowth in Alopecia Totalis Eczema Drug Dupilumab Spurs Hair Regrowth in Alopecia Totalis
Shared immune characteristics of alopecia totalis and atopic dermatitis might explain the hair regrowth in a patient with alopecia totalis being treated with dupilumab for persistent eczema.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

DS Biopharma Announces Positive Top-line Phase 2b Trial Results for...
DS Biopharma announces positive top-line phase 2b trial results for DS107 as a topical treatment for mild to moderate atopic dermatitis(PRWeb October 02, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/ds_biopharma_announces_positive_top_line_phase_2b_trial_results_for_ds107_as_a_topical_treatment_for_mild_to_moderate_atopic_dermatitis/prweb15807086.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - October 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can apple cider vinegar help with eczema?
Proponents believe that apple cider vinegar can reduce symptoms of eczema by balancing the skin ’s pH level. However, the vinegar can also burn sensitive areas. Here, learn about the benefits and risks of using this natural remedy. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about radiation dermatitis
Radiation dermatitis occurs when radiotherapy, a standard cancer treatment, damages the healthy skin cells. People can ease skin redness and peeling with calming skincare routines, some of which we explain here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to use coconut oil for eczema
Coconut oil is a natural moisturizer. It can soothe dry, itchy skin resulting from eczema and help prevent infection. In this article, we look at how to use coconut oil for eczema, other benefits, and risks. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about ear eczema
Eczema can affect the ear externally or internally. People can usually manage their symptoms by using ear drops or creams and avoiding potential triggers. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Alitretinoin for Management of Chronic Hand Dermatitis Alitretinoin for Management of Chronic Hand Dermatitis
This article summarizes real-world evidence supporting the safety and effectiveness of alitretinoin, an oral retinoid, in the management of chronic hand dermatitis.Skin Therapy Letter (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Molecular Phenotype of Atopic Dermatitis Varies by Ethnicity Molecular Phenotype of Atopic Dermatitis Varies by Ethnicity
Atopic dermatitis (AD) is TH2-TH22-biased in African Americans (AAs) compared to European Americans (EAs), while TH1/TH17 is attenuated, according to the first global molecular-profiling study of AA AD using RNA-seq.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Dupilumab Effective in Teens With Moderate to Severe Eczema Dupilumab Effective in Teens With Moderate to Severe Eczema
The drug, approved for adults with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis, is effective in a younger population, which has few reliable options, data from a phase 3 study show.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Why Eczema Is Tougher to Treat for Black Patients
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19, 2018 -- Eczema, or atopic dermatitis, can be very difficult to control in some people. But the skin condition, which leads to dry, itchy and inflamed skin, is particularly problematic for black people, according to new... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 19, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Eczema: Watch out for these six types of the itchy skin condition
ECZEMA is the name for a group of skin conditions that cause dry, irritated skin. The most common type of eczema, which is most often associated with the general term, is atopic dermatitis, or atopic eczema. However, there are also other forms of eczema, which have differing symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Serious Infection Risk with Biologics for Atopic Dermatitis
(MedPage Today) -- Double the risk associated with systemic nonbiologics (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - September 14, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Topical JAK Inhibitor Active in Atopic Dermatitis
(MedPage Today) -- Significant improvement in multiple endpoints after 4 weeks with ruxolitinib cream (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - September 14, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

New study shows eczema in African-Americans is more difficult to treat
(American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology) A new study suggests that African-Americans may face a greater struggle to find effective therapies for atopic dermatitis than European-Americans. The study used molecular profiling to study the skin of both groups. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Severe Dermatitis Tied to Dupilumab-Associated Conjunctivitis Severe Dermatitis Tied to Dupilumab-Associated Conjunctivitis
Severe disease at baseline may be one of the factors associated with the development of conjunctivitis following treatment of atopic dermatitis with dupilumab, according to a small retrospective study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - September 10, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Bee venom may help treat eczema
(Wiley) Bee venom and its major component, melittin, may be effective treatments for atopic dermatitis (or eczema), according to a British Journal of Pharmacology study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What Are Common Cross-reactivities with Other Allergens?
Discussion The most common allergic foods are cow’s milk (most common), egg, peanut, tree nut, soy, wheat, fish and shellfish. Egg, milk, soy and wheat tend to occur in young children and these are more likely to be outgrown over time. Peanut, tree nut, shellfish, and fish occur at all ages and are less likely to be outgrown. Peanut and tree nut allergies also tend to be more severe than other foods. Ninety percent of food fatalities were attributed to tree nuts and peanuts. In a study of anaphylaxis in schools, food was the most likely trigger (54%) with nuts and fruits being the most commonly identified foods. Co-f...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 3, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes itchy nipples while breastfeeding?
Itchy nipples are a common complaint, especially in the initial weeks of breastfeeding. In this article, learn about the causes of itchy nipples and breasts while breastfeeding, including thrush, a bad latch, contact dermatitis, and the let-down reflex. We also cover how to get relief at home and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes stasis dermatitis and ulcers?
Stasis dermatitis is a skin condition that affects the lower legs and can cause swelling, itching, and ulcers. It often occurs in people with conditions that affect blood flow in the legs, such as chronic venous insufficiency and varicose veins. Without treatment, it can lead to severe complications. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

ExoCoBio Published a Research Paper on'The World's First...
Achieving potential to develop fundamental treatment for atopic dermatitis(PRWeb August 24, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/exocobio_published_a_research_paper_on_the_world_s_first_exosome_based_treatment_for_atopic_dermatitis/prweb15711898.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - August 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the difference between nummular eczema and ringworm?
Nummular eczema and ringworm can both cause red, itchy patches on the skin. However, nummular eczema typically causes coin-shaped patches, while ringworm tends to result in ring-shaped areas. These two conditions have different causes and treatments, so it is important to be able to tell them apart. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Scientists suggest therapeutic bathing to treat atopic dermatitis
(Natural News) The next time your skin feels itchy, you might want to take a bath first: Researchers from Yonsei University in South Korea suggest bathing in spring water is a safe way to treat symptoms of atopic dermatitis. The study, which appeared in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, evaluated the benefits of balneotherapy in high-concentration mineral spring... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Balneotherapy demonstrates protective properties against atopic dermatitis
(Natural News) Balneotherapy using high-mineral spring water could be a safe alternative for treating symptoms of atopic dermatitis (AD). The study, published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, looked at the effects of bathing in high-concentration mineral spring water (HMW) on redox balance and immune modulation in an animal model for atopic dermatitis using 2,4-dinitrochlorobenzene (DNCB). Researchers applied DNCB... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Strat Skin Sciences wins FDA nod for Multi-Micro Dose excimer laser tip
Strata Skin Sciences (NSDQ:SSKN) said yesterday it won FDA 510(k) clearance for the Multi-Micro Dose tip designed for use with its Xtrac 308nm excimer laser. The newly cleared tip is indicated for use in conjunction with the Horsham, Penn.-based company’s Xtrac laser system to filter narrow band UVB light at delivery, intended to individualize non-blistering doses during procedures. The MMD tip is designed to apply multiple level doses of energy to the patient’s psoriatic plaque to identify maximum sub-blistering energy dose for treatment zones so that physicians can design an optimal dose for each patient...
Source: Mass Device - August 7, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Cosmetic/Aesthetic Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Strata Skin Sciences Source Type: news

Doctors Can Help Children, Teens Adhere to Eczema Treatment Plan
FRIDAY, Aug. 3, 2018 -- Physicians can create an adherence protocol for patients, particularly children and teens, receiving treatment for atopic dermatitis, according to an article published in Dermatology Times. Lack of adherence to treatment... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Methotrexate and Azathioprine for Severe Atopic Dermatitis Methotrexate and Azathioprine for Severe Atopic Dermatitis
This study examined the long-term safety, efficacy, and tolerability of azathioprine and methotrexate in adults with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

CVD and T2DM in Adults With Atopic Dermatitis CVD and T2DM in Adults With Atopic Dermatitis
Is atopic dermatitis an independent risk factor for cardiometabolic disease?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Third-degree burns following contact with Giant Hogweed
Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegassianum)shutterstock.com/jps 3.5 out of 5 stars Keeping pace with the media; Giant Hogweed burns — a case series and comprehensive review. Baker BG et al. Burns 2017;43:933-938 Abstract   Earlier this month, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported that an incoming student preparing for his freshman year at Virginia Tech suffered third-degree burns to his face and arm after he came into contact with a Giant Hogweed plant (Heracleum mantegassianum). “The top layer of skin on the left side of his face was basically gone and appeared to be like a really bad burn that had ...
Source: The Poison Review - July 24, 2018 Category: Toxicology Authors: Leon Gussow Tags: Medical burn injury dermatitis dermatology Giant hogweed Heracleum mantegassianum phytophotodermatitis skin Source Type: news

The overgrowth of Malassezia spp.in canine atopic dermatitis - the reason or the result of disease?
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - July 23, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: BethBradshaw Source Type: news

Atopic Dermatitis Places Heavy Burden on Patients
THURSDAY, July 19, 2018 -- Atopic dermatitis (AD) dramatically impacts the quality of life of patients, according to a study published online July 16 in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma& Immunology. Jonathan I. Silverberg, M.D., Ph.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novartis to pay 95 million euros to Galapagos, MorphoSys for skin drug
Novartis said on Thursday it will pay 95 million euros ($110.49 million) to Galapagos and MorphoSys to license a prospective medicine targeting the skin condition atopic dermatitis, as the Swiss drugmaker strengthens its foothold in immunology. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Antibody Responses Against S. Aureus in Atopic Dermatitis Antibody Responses Against S. Aureus in Atopic Dermatitis
Might an altered immune response towards various S. aureus antigens contribute to inflammation in atopic dermatitis?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

IMI Launches New Antimicrobial Resistance Accelerator Programme as Part of Latest Calls for Proposals
A new Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Accelerator Programme is part of new Calls for proposals launched today by the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI). Of the other topics launched in the Calls, many address brain disorders (e.g. Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, major depression) and immune-mediated diseases (e.g. rheumatoid arthritis and lupus as well as inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn's and colitis, and skin diseases like dermatitis and psoriasis). (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - July 18, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Open Calls Source Type: news

Why GSK just inked a $330M deal with a Roivant subsidiary
GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) and Roivant subsidiary Dermavant have inked a deal worth about $330 million. Dermavant, which has a sizable presence at Roivant’s research and development-heavy outpost in Durham, has agreed to purchase the rights to GSK’s drug tapinarof – a treatment under development for psoriasis and atopic dermatitis – and its backup programs for an initial payment of about $20 0 million and future milestone payment of about $130 million.  “This was the result of a strategic… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 12, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the different types of eczema?
There are many types of eczema, each with different characteristics and triggers. The symptoms of eczema generally include inflammation, dryness, and itching of the skin. People with eczema tend to have occasional flare-ups. Here, we look at the symptoms and causes of seven types of eczema, as well as treatment options (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news