How Do You Treat Eczema on the Scalp
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - July 27, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

AbbVie, Lilly Face Fresh Delays in FDA Approval for Expanded Use of Arthritis Drugs AbbVie, Lilly Face Fresh Delays in FDA Approval for Expanded Use of Arthritis Drugs
AbbVie and Lilly are facing fresh delays in the approval of their respective rheumatoid arthritis drugs for treating the chronic skin disease eczema as the US health regulator assesses the new class of treatment over safety concerns.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

How your choice of soap, sprays and pyjamas can help ease eczema
While most of us welcome the summer, for the one in four adults with eczema, it can be the season of flare-ups. So which products can help? (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical Schools Usually Don ’t Teach How Conditions Look on Different Skin Tones. Malone Mukwende Is Trying to Change That
When Malone Mukwende, 21, started medical school in London, he identified a fundamental problem: almost all the images and data used in its teaching were based on studies of white patients. But medical symptoms can present very differently on Black and brown skin, leading to misdiagnosis, suffering and even death. Still a student, he has recently launched both a handbook, Mind the Gap, and Hutano, a new online platform intended to empower people with knowledge about their health. I asked him what he hoped to achieve and the wider lessons for all of us. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] AJ: For people who don&rs...
Source: TIME: Health - June 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Angelina Jolie Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Hand Hygiene Habits and Prevalence of Hand Eczema During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Conclusion: In terms of hand eczema prevention, we suggest that the use of alcohol-based products should be discontinued if other handwashing methods are available. The following factors increase the risk of hand eczema: being a HCW, having previous hand eczema, and having underlying atopic dermatitis. Proper strategies in terms of hand eczema prevention should be addressed, especially in this group, since we need to continue performing hand hygiene during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Founder of Cochrane Skin, Professor Hywel Williams, awarded the Order of the British Empire
Professor Hywel Williams has been awarded anOrder of the British Empire (OBE). He has received the award for services to the national Covid-19 research response and his lifelong research into skin diseases.Professor Williams was a founding member of theCochrane Skin group in 1997 and was the Co-ordinating Editor for 21 years. He is a Professor of Dermato-Epidemiology and Co-Director of the Centre of Evidence-Based Dermatology in the School of Medicine at theUniversity of Nottingham, where Cochrane Skin is based.In his role as Director of the NIHR Health Technology Assessment Programme Director and more recently as NIHR Sci...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - June 16, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Upadacitinib (Rinvoq) Could Be Promising New Option Against Eczema
FRIDAY, May 21, 2021 -- A pill called upadacitinib, already approved for treating rheumatoid arthritis, might also ease another common immunological condition -- eczema. In two phase 3 clinical trials, patients with moderate to severe eczema showed... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Upadacitinib Could Be Promising New Option Against Eczema
FRIDAY, May 21, 2021 -- A pill called upadacitinib, already approved for treating rheumatoid arthritis, might also ease another common immunological condition -- eczema. In two phase 3 clinical trials, patients with moderate to severe eczema showed... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Drug Could Be Promising New Option Against Eczema
Title: Drug Could Be Promising New Option Against EczemaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - May 21, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Eczema and Your Diet
Could a change to your diet help your eczema? The experts at WebMD weigh in. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Views and Experiences of Managing Eczema Views and Experiences of Managing Eczema
This study aggregated and synthesized available qualitative studies on the views and experiences of eczema and its treatments, from eczema patients and parents/carers of children with eczema.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

10 best skin supplements for acne, anti-ageing, eczema, dryness, and glowing skin in 2021
SUPPLEMENTS ARE a common remedy for vitamin deficiencies, hormone imbalances, and low energy levels - but did you know they can also work wonders on your skin? We've found 10 of the best supplements for acne, dry skin, anti-ageing, eczema, and enhancing skin glow in 2021 to help you achieve a radiant, clear complexion. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Differences Between Eczema and Psoriasis
What Are the Differences Between Eczema and Psoriasis? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 11, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

How much does it itch?
(Northwestern University) Itch can be as debilitating as chronic pain. But it's a hard symptom to measure -- particularly for the 10 million U.S. children with atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema. But now there is a soft, wearable sensor that quantifies itch by measuring scratching when placed on the hand. It allows parents and doctors to track how well itch is being controlled in patients, monitor treatment response and early signs of worsening disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 30, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Wildfire Smoke Can Trigger Eczema, Study Finds
THURSDAY, April 22, 2021 -- When wildfires choked the air and turned the skies orange throughout the American West in recent years, they caused a variety of health problems from coughs and runny noses to life-threatening heart attacks and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 22, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Wildfire Smoke Can Trigger Eczema, Study Finds
Title: Wildfire Smoke Can Trigger Eczema, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/22/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - April 22, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Managing Severe Eczema and Setbacks
Severe eczema can have a lasting impact on your quality of life. Learn from doctors and people with this condition how to head off triggers and break the “itch-and-scratch” cycle. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema: Keeping a Positive Body Image
Eczema can cause bumps, blisters, swelling, red rashes, cracked, or scaly skin. This may lead to self-image issues. Find out how eczema and mental health are related and what you can do to build your self-confidence during a flare. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Latest remedy for eczema - rub bacteria on to your skin! 
Studies suggest a healthy strain of skin bacteria can effectively treat flare-ups in people with the most common form of eczema, called atopic dermatitis, which affects 15 million people in the UK. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study links childhood eczema with learning disabilities
Children with eczema are up to three times as likely to be diagnosed with a learning disability compared to those without the condition, a study published Wednesday by JAMA Dermatology found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nothing Could Make Her Body Stop Itching. Would It Ever End?
It felt like the itch was coming from somehow under her skin. The cause ended up being even deeper. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Sanders, M.D. Tags: Allergies Tests (Medical) Itching Skin Lymph Nodes and Lymphatic System Eczema Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Foot rash and COVID-19
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am prone to hives and skin rashes, and I have severe eczema and other issues that prompted a recent visit to my dermatologist. She suggested that a rash on my feet was related to COVID-19. She also suggested that I be tested for COVID-19. I was shocked when the test came back [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 13, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Nutrition and Inflammatory Skin Disease- current understanding and future perspectives
This webinar will cover the evidence basis for the role of nutrition in inflammatory skin disease. From epidemiological studies to interventional trials, what is the evidence for and against dietary modifications in the treatment of Acne, Psoriasis and Atopic Eczema. We will also explore our current understanding of the role of the gut microbiome and its contribution to inflammatory skin disease and its potential as a therapeutic target. Tuesday, 4 May, 2021 -12:00 to13:00United Kingdom (Source: The Nutrition Society)
Source: The Nutrition Society - April 9, 2021 Category: Nutrition Authors: Lulu Yacob Source Type: news

Use antioxidant-rich neem oil to address skin conditions like acne and eczema
(Natural News) Neem oil is a versatile substance used in traditional medicine. This incredible natural remedy has many uses, including the ability to relieve common skin conditions like acne and eczema. Neem oil, an antioxidant-rich natural cure Neem oil is a natural product that comes from the neem tree. In Traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic Medicines,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
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