What Triggers Eczema in Babies?
Title: What Triggers Eczema in Babies?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 3/25/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/25/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - March 25, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

NIH study of early predictors, mechanisms of food allergy and eczema has begun
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) A study to identify prenatal and early childhood markers of high risk for food allergy and atopic dermatitis, or eczema, as well as biological pathways that lead to these conditions, has begun. The observational study of children from birth to age 3 years will examine the origins of allergic disease by integrating interdisciplinary analyses of data from more than 260 biological and environmental samples and survey responses from each of 2,500 families. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Topical steroid addiction: Calls for more support for patients
Elin Wade, 29, from Swansea, had bad reactions after using creams prescribed for an eczema flare-up. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for eczema: Probiotics and prebiotics shown to help ease sore skin
ECZEMA flare-ups can lead to itchy, red and sore skin. It can seemingly occur out of nowhere, but there's always a trigger. Aside from avoidance, is there anything else that can be done to prevent the skin condition from appearing? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Secondary bacterial infection of eczema and other common skin conditions: antimicrobial prescribing, NICE guideline [NG190] (published 2nd March 2021)
This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for secondary bacterial infection of eczema and covers infection of other common skin conditions. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance. The recommendations are for adults, young people and children aged 72 hours and over. They do not cover diagnosis. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hope for eczema patients from baricitinib, an arthritis drug which has also been used to treat Covid
Now trials have shown baricitinib is, in addition, highly effective at reducing the debilitating symptoms of eczema, and causes far fewer side effects than medication currently offered on the NHS. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Soap substitute kills Covid just as well as alcohol sanitiser, study shows
Research, not yet peer-reviewed, shows antimicrobial lotion Dermol 500 neutralises virusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIt ’s good news for chapped hands: an antimicrobial soap substitute commonly used by people with dry and itchy skin conditions has been shown to kill coronavirus.Since the start of the pandemic, people with no history of eczema or dermatitis have been developing sore and cracked skin as a result of increased hand-washing or using alcohol sanitiser gel.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 10, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Linda Geddes Tags: Medical research Coronavirus Society Science Health UK news Microbiology Source Type: news

Challenging health inequalities accessible eczema care plans
This case study explains how the Specialist Children's Allergy Team, at The Royal Free NHS Trust, collaborated with families to create and integrate accessible eczema care plans into allergy practice. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Last-itch effort: Fighting the bacteria that exacerbate eczema with bacteria
(University of California - San Diego) Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine use bacteriotherapy to improve symptoms of atopic dermatitis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Eczema treatment: Is your face mask irritating your skin? Dermatologist shares her tips
ECZEMA sufferers may notice their skin condition is flaring up, especially as they need to keep putting a face mask on and taking it off. Is the constant back-and-forth irritating your skin? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Gut Parasites Slow the Aging Process? Can Gut Parasites Slow the Aging Process?
A decline in these microbes in developed nations has been linked to inflammatory illnesses such as asthma, atopic eczema, inflammatory bowel disease, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and T1D.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

What Is the Difference Between Eczema and Psoriasis?
Title: What Is the Difference Between Eczema and Psoriasis?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 2/8/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/8/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - February 8, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Eczema treatment: Expert’s top tips for preventing a flare-up during winter
ECZEMA flare-ups tend to be more common during winter with changing temperatures and dry air. It's estimated 15 million Britons suffer from the condition. So what's the best way to treat the condition? Chemist Bruce Green offers his top tips. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Severe, Active Atopic Eczema Tied to Increased Mortality Risk
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2021 -- There is an increased risk for all-cause and cause-specific mortality among patients with atopic eczema, particularly among those with the most severe or predominantly active disease, according to a study published online... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Baking soda: How to avoid the itchy and sore signs of eczema with a baking soda treatment
BAKING SODA is one of the best cleaning products for your home, but it also has a number of health and lifestyle benefits that you may not know about. Here's how to relieve the itchy and sore signs of eczema on your skin by using a baking soda treatment. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Is the Best Treatment for Eczema?
Title: What Is the Best Treatment for Eczema?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/25/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/25/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - January 25, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Startup Spotlight: Pure Organiks' mission is more than skin deep
Chemical engineer Ayana Swanson created her all-natural product line after spending years struggling with eczema and harsh prescription creams. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 18, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Michelle Caffrey Source Type: news

Does moisturising baby skin prevent eczema or food allergies?
Skin care treatments in babies, such as using moisturisers on the skin during the first year of life, probably do not stop them from developing eczema, and probably increase the chance of skin infection.The authors are uncertain how skin care treatments might affect the chances of developing a food allergy. We need evidence from well-conducted studies to determine effects of skin care on food allergies in babies.What are allergies?An immune response is how the body recognises and defends itself against substances that appear harmful. An allergy is a reaction of the body's immune system to a particular food or substance (an...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 14, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Katie Abbotts Source Type: news

Acute itching in eczema patients linked to environmental allergens
(Washington University School of Medicine) New research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis indicates that allergens in the environment often are to blame for episodes of acute itch in eczema patients, and that the itching often doesn't respond to antihistamines because the itch signals are being carried to the brain along a previously unrecognized pathway that current drugs don't target. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Eczema treatment: What are the best natural creams and moisturisers for dry skin?
ECZEMA treatments may include range of creams, moisturisers or emollients, which all work to protect against dry skin. But what are the best natural eczema creams to get rid of the dry skin condition at home? These remedies may help to relieve the itchy and sore signs of eczema. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema treatment: Eliminating allergens from your diet may help - and other dietary tips
ECZEMA flare-ups can be utterly frustrating. Fed up of being put on the waiting list to see your GP? Dietary changes could possibly help relieve itchy, sore and cracked skin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Curbing Itch Intensity, Frequency in Children With Severe Eczema Curbing Itch Intensity, Frequency in Children With Severe Eczema
"Severe AD is complex, highly symptomatic, multidimensional condition characterized by an intense pruritus that negatively impacts a patient's life," said Gil Yosipovitch, MD.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - January 8, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Is Eczema Contagious
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - December 17, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Study identifies links between atopic dermatitis and autoimmune diseases
(Wiley) In a recent study published in the British Journal of Dermatology, individuals with atopic dermatitis, or eczema, were more likely to also have various autoimmune diseases, especially those involving the skin, the gastrointestinal tract, or the connective tissue. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What Areas of the Physical Examination are Important in the Pre-participation Physical Examination?
Discussion Participation in organized or non-organized, recreational to elite sports activities can provide excellent recreational and leisure time activities and improve physical and mental health for participants. The Aspen Institute in 2018 reported that more kids are being physically active, more are trying different sports, and multisports play is increasing rather than strict specialization. Unfortunately they note that there is an economic inequality with children from lower-socioeconomic circumstances playing less organized sports. About 70% of children and youth participate in an individual or team sport, but unfo...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - December 7, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

T-ray technology reveals what's getting under your skin
(University of Warwick) A new method for analysing the structure of skin using a type of radiation known as T-rays could help improve the diagnosis and treatment of skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and skin cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 26, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Increased Risk Of Chronic Conditions Associated With Early Antibiotic Exposure
Researchers have linked early antibiotic use with a greater risk of developing childhood-onset asthma, respiratory allergies, eczema, celiac disease, obesity and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Here's what parents need to know. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Leah Campbell, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

December 2020
Bacteria Treatment Improves Children ’s Eczema Harmful Partnerships : When Someone You Love is Abusive Eyelid Trouble? : Managing Blepharitis Donate Your Brain for Research Bone, Joint, Muscle,& Skin Health for Kids (Source: NIH News in Health)
Source: NIH News in Health - November 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Improvements in Chronic Hand Eczema Seen With Oral Gusacitinib Improvements in Chronic Hand Eczema Seen With Oral Gusacitinib
Gusacitinib, a novel oral inhibitor of multiple inflammatory pathways, achieved rapid and clinically meaningful improvement in corticosteroid-refractory moderate to severe chronic hand eczema.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Eczema: Eight tips to help ease inflammation and discomfort caused by the skin condition
ECZEMA is an umbrella term to describe various sensitive skin disorders. Examples include atopic dermatitis, dyshidrotic eczema, and asteatotic eczema. Whichever type you have, these tips could help ease the discomfort. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Distinguishes Childhood Masturbation from Other Potential Diagnostic Entities?
Discussion “Childhood masturbation (CM) is defined as self-stimulation of the genitalia in a prepubescent child.” CM is normal sexual behavior and can be noted at all ages including infancy. It becomes very common after puberty. It is one of the most common sexual behaviors. CM can resemble the same adult masturbatory activity including flushing, sweating, muscular contracting and breath holding or tachypnea. However in younger children these changes are not recognized, are interpreted differently or infants and young children may also have different activities. “…(1)stereotyped posturing of the lo...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 16, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Eczema More Common Among Black, Hispanic Kids
FRIDAY, Nov. 13, 2020 -- Black and Hispanic children in the United States have much higher rates of the skin condition eczema than white children, experts say. These disparities in eczema -- also called atopic dermatitis (AD) -- will be presented... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 13, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Eating certain foods may cause your skin to ‘erupt in a raging flare’ - what to avoid
ECZEMA can profoundly affect your life if you are prone to flare ups but you can minimise the frequency of them. Some people find avoiding certain dietary items holds the key - here are some of the worst culprits. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D lessens symptoms of severe eczema in children
(Wiley) Vitamin D supplementation eased the symptoms experienced by children with severe atopic dermatitis, or eczema, in a recent randomized controlled trial published in Pharmacology Research& Perspectives. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Delgocitinib Successful for Hand Eczema in Phase 2b Trial Delgocitinib Successful for Hand Eczema in Phase 2b Trial
The cream was shown to be effective for chronic hand eczema, for which other topical treatments are sparse.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 30, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Is it eczema or psoriasis? How to tell the difference between the two skin conditions
ECZEMA and psoriasis may be confused as one another, but both skin conditions require different treatments. This is why it's important to determine which one you have. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 'powerful' vitamin supplement to protect against dry skin in winter
SUPPLEMENTS could be used to treat some of your dry skin problems at home this winter. If you have itchy eczema symptoms, you should consider adding these "powerful" vitamin capsules to your daily diet, as they provide an easy treatment for your skin alongside more common eczema creams and moisturisers. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema treatment: Six simple things you can do to manage skin discomfort
ECZEMA can worsen as the temperature dips during the autumn into winter. Speaking to the Daily Express, an expert dermatology nurse - Paula Oliver - shares her top tips on how to manage any skin discomfort. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Food Allergy Testing for Eczema in Kids Varies By Specialty Food Allergy Testing for Eczema in Kids Varies By Specialty
A child with eczema will more likely be sent to get food allergy tests if she sees an allergist or a pediatrician and less likely if she sees a general practitioner or dermatologist.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 20, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Eczema: One food staple may be contributing to sensitive skin - is it time to cut it out?
ECZEMA is an inflammatory condition that creates dry, itchy patches of skin. Surprisingly, a certain food staple could be making it worse. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What are Potential Complications of Ichthyosis?
Discussion Ichthyosis is a large group of dermatological disorders which are caused by abnormal epidermal differentiation. The term ichthys means fish and refers to the scale-like dermatological pattern seen in these disorders. Acquired ichthyosis is rare but more common in adults than children and has a rough, dry skin with prominent scaling, distributed symmetrically on the trunk and limbs (especially extensor surfaces), and is associated with autoimmune, infectious diseases, metabolic and malignant causes. Congenital or inherited ichthyosis is divided into non-syndromic (more common) and syndromic forms (generally ver...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 12, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Eczema: This form of eczema can affect your lower legs - especially if you're older
ECZEMA can be triggered in older age - take a look down at your legs, do you see red-brown speckled spots? This is a sign of varicose eczema. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 2p a day supplements you should take to avoid dry skin in winter
SUPPLEMENTS could be used to treat some of your dry skin problems at home this winter. If you have itchy eczema symptoms, you should consider adding these cheap capsules to your daily diet, as they provide an easy treatment for your skin alongside more common eczema creams and moisturisers. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema symptoms: Does your skin come up in a rash while bathing? It could be a sign
ECZEMA causes inflammation of the skin, but you may have overlooked symptoms of the condition. Next time you're bathing, see if any red rashes appear along your limbs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema treatment: The natural oil shown to ‘improve skin hydration’ - what to look for
ECZEMA can refer to any number of conditions that cause the skin to become itchy, inflamed, or have a rash-like appearance. Treatments aim to alleviate symptoms and a particular oil has been shown to excel at this. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The best natural treatment to relieve your eczema symptoms at home
ECZEMA could be treated by using creams, moisturisers or emollients. You could also get rid of the dry skin condition at home by regularly adding this cheap essential oil to your bedtime routine. It may help to relieve the itchy and sore signs of eczema. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Are the Symptoms of Herpes Simplex Keratitis?
Discussion Herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections are common with an estimated 50% of the US population being infected by age 30, and with latent infection harboring in the trigeminal nerve in 100% of people by age 60 years. HSV infections can cause a vesicular or pustular skin rash that is painful, burning or pruritic and also flu-like symptoms with fever, chills, headache, and fatigue. HSV can also be asymptomatic. To laymen, herpes simplex viruses cause “cold sores,” but to health care personnel, herpes causes many systemic infections including eczema herpeticum, folliculitis, herpes gladiatorum, whitlow, e...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 5, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Eczema treatment: Overcome the itch with these three natural methods
ECZEMA is the result of a defective skin barrier, which can make you feel itchy. Have you considered the following natural remedies to soothe sensitive skin? Here's how to beat the itch. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nummular Eczema vs. Ringworm: The Difference
Title: Nummular Eczema vs. Ringworm: The DifferenceCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/29/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/29/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - September 29, 2020 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

The eczema treatment in your kitchen cupboard - how to relieve your itchy skin at home
ECZEMA could be treated by using creams, moisturisers or emollients. But you could lower your risk of the skin condition at home using a simple remedy that's probably tucked away in your kitchen cupboard. Should you find a new treatment to relieve the itchy and sore signs of eczema? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news