About 1 in 3 American Adults Has an Allergy
THURSDAY, Jan. 26, 2023 -- If it seems as though everyone you know struggles with some sort of allergy, new research suggests you are not mistaken. As many as 1 in 3 adults and 1 in 4 kids suffers from a seasonal allergy, a food allergy or eczema,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 26, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

CDC Reports on Prevalence of Seasonal and Food Allergies, Eczema
THURSDAY, Jan. 26, 2023 -- In two January data briefs published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics, data are presented regarding the prevalence of seasonal allergy, eczema, and food allergy... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 26, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The probiotics that make drugs inside your body
Packed into pills, potions and lotions, probiotics already hold promise in easing a host of conditions, from irritable bowel syndrome to eczema. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 17, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IL-13 Blocker Beats Atopic Dermatitis
(MedPage Today) -- Lebrikizumab, an investigational interleukin (IL)-13 inhibitor seeking to join an increasingly crowded market for atopic dermatitis treatments, effectively reduced symptoms of the condition (a.k.a. eczema) when combined with... (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - January 12, 2023 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Young woman 'didn't look like a human' due to long-term steroid use for eczema
Megan Crome, 27, was diagnosed with eczema at six years old, but long-term treatment did her no favours. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 5, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cochrane Review Bolsters Case That Emollients Don ’t Prevent AD Cochrane Review Bolsters Case That Emollients Don ’t Prevent AD
"Based on low ‐ to moderate-certainty evidence,” the review concludes, “skin care interventions such as emollients during the first year of life … are probably not effective for preventing eczema.”MDedge News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 4, 2023 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Paw-some! Owning a dog may cut risk of children getting eczema, study suggests
Researchers from Henry Ford Health in Detroit, Michigan, found being exposed to a dog in early childhood has a 'significant protective effect' against developing eczema in under-twos. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 1, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Drug Might Be Advance Against Eczema
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 14, 2022 -- An experimental drug may one day be a cure for eczema, a new trial suggests. The drug, rocatinlimab, is a monoclonal antibody that researchers found prevented the recurrence of the symptoms of the skin condition for up to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 14, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

New Drug Rocatinlimab Might Be Advance Against Eczema
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 14, 2022 -- An experimental drug may one day be a cure for eczema, a new trial suggests. The drug, rocatinlimab, is a monoclonal antibody that researchers found prevented the recurrence of the symptoms of the skin condition for up... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 14, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Woman, 25, banishes eczema by 'icing' skin – 'Great combination' with the cream she uses
Eczema is a condition which can worsen during cold weather. Express.co.uk spoke to a sufferer about how they best treat it. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Early Application of Emollients Prevents Development of Eczema
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 23, 2022 -- Early application of emollients to infants at high-risk for atopic dermatitis seems to be effective for preventing the development of the skin condition, according to research published online Nov. 23 in the Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 23, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Small victories: South Africa is struggling to improve kids ’ health decades after apartheid’s demise
KWAZULU-NATAL, SOUTH AFRICA— By her country’s standards at the time, there was nothing too unusual about how Nosipho Mshengu arrived in the world. She was born on the side of the road on 20 September 1993, as her mother tried to get from Mafakatini, a rural village in South Africa where there was then no health facility, to a Roman Catholic clinic an hour away. The bus she awaited was nowhere in sight when time ran out, and Mshengu made her entry then and there. This story was supported by the Pulitzer Center. A little more than 14 years later, Mshengu was pregnant herself. Her labor story...
Source: ScienceNOW - November 22, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

I begged my girlfriend not to look at me after eczema creams made me look hideous
Harry Dooner, 28, from Birmingham, says that taking showers feels like acid being poured over his body as he continues to battle withdrawals from the ointments after going cold turkey this year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Link between beauty products and cancer led to list of Black-owned companies offering non-toxic alternatives
Efiya Asabi was simply looking for something safer for her then-six-month-old son for the eczema on his skin. Now the natural soaps and body creams she developed 28 years ago have blossomed into a beauty and lifestyle products business, called Iyoba, now in 150 Target stores. "There were no products on the market that were effective," Asabi said, who as a vegan was accustomed to coming up with her own recipes. "I just had the mindset that I have to make it. So I said, 'Let me experiment.'" Iyoba's … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - November 15, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Finding Potential Ties Between Baby-Soft Skin and Risk for Food Allergy Later On
(MedPage Today) -- LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Eczema during infancy is a known risk factor for the development of food allergies later in childhood, but what role do moisturizers play in altering that risk? Roughly one in five infants with severe, early... (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - November 13, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news