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UK study to investigate best moisturiser for eczema in children
Primary care researchers are to investigate the best emollient for treating childhood eczema, which affects one in five children in the UK and commonly interferes with sleep, play and mood. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - September 22, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

New study aims to find the best moisturiser for treating eczema in children
Researchers at the Universities of Bristol, Nottingham and Southampton have been awarded £ 1.4 million by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Technology Assessment Programme to discover which is the best emollient (moisturiser) for treating childhood eczema. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - September 22, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Grants and Awards, Health, International; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Washing hands with hard water ‘could increase eczema risk’
Hard water damages the protective skin barrier and could contribute to the development of eczema, according to UK researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - September 21, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Atopic Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis) Quiz: Test Your Skin Disorders IQ
Title: Atopic Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis) Quiz: Test Your Skin Disorders IQCategory: MedicineNet QuizCreated: 3/20/2012 12:50:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 9/20/2017 12:22:53 PM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - September 20, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Dry skin warning: THESE six every day things can trigger eczema symptoms
DRY skin is a common symptom of eczema - a skin condition that can be triggered by every day items such as cleaning products, hot water and even your favourite jumper. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seven steps to take to rid yourself of eczema
Journalist Vanessa Chalmers (pictured) lived by the rules of a new book that provides a nine-week plan for curing eczema. Here, she shares the results of the plan for National Eczema Week. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Childhood Eczema
This Highlight presents findings from studies looking at a range of treatments for childhood eczema. We also hear from parents and their children who have eczema, and gain a better understanding of caring for eczema direct from a GP and dermatologists, alongside the support provided by national organisations. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Best shampoo for psoriasis: What to look for
Psoriasis is a skin condition that also affects the scalp in an estimated 50 percent of cases. Learn more about its treatment with medicinal shampoos. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

Lilly/Incyte Pill Beats Placebo in Mid-stage Eczema Trial Lilly/Incyte Pill Beats Placebo in Mid-stage Eczema Trial
Eli Lilly and Co and Incyte Corp on Thursday said a mid-stage trial of their oral drug baricitinib showed that at the highest dose it worked better than placebo for people with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Lilly/Incyte pill beats placebo in mid-stage eczema trial
(Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co and Incyte Corp on Thursday said a mid-stage trial of their oral drug baricitinib showed that at the highest dose it worked better than placebo for people with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Moisturizers Labeled'Hypoallergenic' May Still Have Toxic Chemicals Moisturizers Labeled'Hypoallergenic' May Still Have Toxic Chemicals
Many moisturizers promoted as remedies for skin problems like eczema and labeled as `fragrance-free ’ or `hypoallergenic ’ may still contain chemicals that can cause irritation, a recent U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Skin diet: Which of THESE foods should you avoid to clear up eczema?
SKIN conditions, such as eczema, can trigger unpleasant symptoms on your face. However, changing your diet could help get rid of redness, dryness and itching. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema sufferer has to vacuum her bed every day
Vivienne Hew, 20, from Dublin, has suffered from eczema since she was young. Yet, after developing an addiction to the creams, she has spent the last three years battling topical steroid withdrawal. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Moisturizers labeled ‘hypoallergenic’ may still have toxic chemicals
(Reuters Health) - Many moisturizers promoted as remedies for skin problems like eczema and labeled as `fragrance-free ’ or `hypoallergenic’ may still contain chemicals that can cause irritation, a recent U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Sanofi indicates dupilumab could be used to treat nasal polyps
PARIS (Reuters) - Sanofi's chief executive said that its key drug dupilumab could possibly be used to treat nasal polyps as well as eczema and asthma. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Eczema sufferer has to vacuum her bed EVERY DAY  
Vivienne Hew, 20, from Dublin, has suffered from eczema since she was young. Yet, after developing an addiction to the creams, she has spent the last three years battling topical steroid withdrawal. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Proteins Cause Cow ’ s Milk Protein Allergy?
Discussion Cow’s milk protein allergy (CMPA) is one of the most common food allergies. It is estimated to have an incidence of 2-7.5% in infants and a prevalence of 0.5% in breastfeed infants. The prevalence decreases with age at 1% in children> or = 6 years. CMPA does not have a laboratory test and therefore is a clinical diagnosis. It is defined as a “hypersensitivity reaction brought on by specific immunologic mechanisms to cow’s milk.” Generally symptoms present within the first month of life and involve 2 of more systems with 2 or more symptoms. Systems are dermatologic (including atopic der...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 11, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Symptoms of CANCER, acne and eczema can show on your skin – five signs to look out for
CANCER, acne and eczema can all show on your skin with lumps, ulcers and even red patches sometimes a cause for concern. Here are five symptoms and the conditions they relate to. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AbbVie's positive eczema study drags down Regeneron's shares
(Reuters) - AbbVie Inc said on Thursday its experimental drug to treat adults with moderate-to-severe eczema met the main goal in a mid-stage study, dragging down shares of rival U.S. biotech firm Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Many Moisturizers Aren't What They Claim to Be
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 6, 2017 -- Many skin moisturizers that claim to be fragrance-free or hypoallergenic are not, and may aggravate skin disorders such as psoriasis and eczema, a new study says. Northwestern University researchers examined the top 100... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 6, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Reducing Provider Turnover / Probiotics & Eczema / Arizona EM Opportunities (FREE)
By the Editors Take a look at today's offering from NEJM Group:NEJM Catalyst: Case Study: Find out how a community health … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - September 1, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Death risk almost doubles with severe psoriasis, study suggests
Researchers have found that patients with psoriasis that affects more than 10 percent of their body surface area may have an increased risk of death. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

Should you use ‘vaginal seeding’ if your baby is born by caesarean?
Some parents are embracing the emerging process of replenishing newborns with lost bacteria – but doctors are warning against itThere has been an emerging trend among mothers who have a caesarean section for “vaginal seeding”, a process that exposes newborn babies to the micro-organisms they would normally encounter during vaginal birth. This week, though, Danish obstetricians writing in the internationaljournal BJOG said that it“could do more harm than good”. Doctors at the UK ’s Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists also warned against it.Although the research is new and un...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 23, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Rebecca Schiller Tags: Childbirth Health & wellbeing Life and style Source Type: news

Gene therapy trial offers hope for Harry
Harry and his father at Dana/Farber-Boston Children’s In their Brookline home-away-from-home, 2-year-old Duy Anh “Harry” Le plays with blocks and pop-up toys on the floor with his mother, Thao Nguyen. He is lively and happy, and his skin is clear. He looks almost nothing like the sickly baby covered in eczema who arrived in Boston from his native Vietnam in November of 2016 to participate in a gene therapy clinical trial for Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome. Children with the potentially life-threatening, inherited immune system deficiency have difficulty producing platelets, the blood component that fosters clot...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - August 23, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Irene Sege Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center Dr. Sung-Yun Pai gene therapy Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Eczema Herpeticum Images / Readmissions & Mortality / Florida Primary Care Opportunity (FREE)
By the Editors Here's what we chose for you from NEJM Group today:NEJM Clinical Practice Center: Image in Clinical Medicine: An 8-year-old girl with atopic … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - August 23, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

In-depth Assessment Should Precede Systemic Therapy for Atopic Dermatitis: Experts In-depth Assessment Should Precede Systemic Therapy for Atopic Dermatitis: Experts
Patients with severe signs and symptoms of atopic dermatitis should receive in-depth assessment before starting systemic medication, according to a new consensus statement from the International Eczema Council.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Eczema cure? Doing THIS at the gym could treat the debilitating skin condition
Eczema, a common skin condition, can be debilitating and hard to treat. However, visiting the gym or a sauna could cure it, since sweating has been found to lessen its effect. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Do probiotics for eczema work?
Eczema is one of the most common skin conditions in the United States, and research into treatment is ongoing. Learn about using probiotics to treat eczema (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

NSW mother gives daughter bleach baths to treat her eczema
Australian mummy blogger Mel Watts has hit back at vicious trolls for calling her a 'horrible mother' after she revealed she's giving her toddler daughter 'bleach baths' to treat her eczema. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists unearth cell 'checkpoint' that stops allergic diseases
(Trinity College Dublin) Scientists from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, have made a significant breakthrough in understanding the regulation of immune cells that play a pivotal role in allergic diseases such as asthma and eczema. They have identified a 'checkpoint' manned by these immune cells that, if barred, can halt the development of the lung inflammation associated with allergies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Probiotics in Infancy Do Not Reduce Incidence of Eczema
Probiotics in first six months of life do not reduce incidence of eczema at age 2, asthma at age 5 (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 8, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Allergy, Journal, Source Type: news

EBM for Atopic Eczema: Identifying the Knowns and Unknowns EBM for Atopic Eczema: Identifying the Knowns and Unknowns
What is the current state of knowledge concerning effective and ineffective treatments for atopic eczema? A new scoping review tackles the task of summarizing what we know and identifying gaps.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Eczema could be treated with a pregnancy protein
A protein called HLA-G1, which protects the fetus against maternal immune system attack in pregnancy, may help to treat atopic dermatitis, study finds. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Eczema and psoriasis treatment: THIS therapy could reduce the need for creams and tablets
ECZEMA - a condition which causes the skin to become itchy, dry, and sore and psoriasis red, flaky skin, are often treated with steroid creams and tablets. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fear Keeps Many Eczema Patients From Using Steroid Creams Fear Keeps Many Eczema Patients From Using Steroid Creams
Many people with eczema may avoid creams and ointments that can help ease symptoms like itching and inflammation because they ’ re afraid to try topical corticosteroids, a recent study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - July 28, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Eczema Can Take a Toll on Adults
The chronic skin condition may interfere with daily life, expert says (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema warning: Why you should never do this in the shower
ECZEMA - also called atopic dermatitis - affects six million people in the UK, and the condition causes the skin to become itchy, red, dry and cracked. However, popular bathroom products may be to blame. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema Can Take a Toll on Adults
The chronic skin condition may interfere with daily life, expert says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Eczema (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - July 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema Can Take a Toll on Adults
THURSDAY, July 27, 2017 -- The itchy, rashy skin condition eczema sometimes takes a heavier toll on adults than children, an expert says. " Adult eczema patients may have dealt with their symptoms for their entire lives, which can be draining, or... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 27, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Eczema Can Take a Toll on Adults
Title: Eczema Can Take a Toll on AdultsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/27/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/27/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - July 27, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Fear keeps many eczema patients from using steroid creams
(Reuters Health) - Many people with eczema, a common skin disease, may avoid creams and ointments that can help ease symptoms like itching and inflammation because they ’re afraid to try topical corticosteroids, a recent study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

EU Panel Recommends Dupilumab (Dupixent) for Eczema EU Panel Recommends Dupilumab (Dupixent) for Eczema
A committee of the European Medicines Agency has recommended marketing authorization for dupilumab (Dupixent) for the treatment of moderate to severe atopic dermatitis in adults who are candidates for systemic therapy.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - July 21, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news

Gene mutations suggest potential treatment strategy for severe eczema
Researchers identified symptom-causing mutations in people with severe atopic dermatitis, or eczema. The findings suggest a treatment strategy, and trials are being planned. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - July 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Highlights: July 6, 2017
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Certain Staph Bacteria Linked to Eczema Certain Staphylococcus bacteria are associated with eczema in children, a new study says. U.S. National... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 6, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Certain Staph Bacteria Linked to Eczema
Title: Certain Staph Bacteria Linked to EczemaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/6/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/6/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - July 6, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Mum says Childs Farm cream 'cured' daughter's eczema
Paige Sweeney, 23, rfom Nottingham, spent years trying to find a cure for eczema afflicting her daughter Evie-Rae, three, but nothing worked. Then Paige, from Nottingham, found a 'miracle' cream. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Large Study Finds No Link Between Eczema, Cardiovascular Disease Large Study Finds No Link Between Eczema, Cardiovascular Disease
Atopic dermatitis (AD) is unlikely to be associated with cardiovascular disease, new research shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - June 27, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

Study Challenges Touted Link Between Eczema and Heart Disease
Title: Study Challenges Touted Link Between Eczema and Heart DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/26/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/27/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - June 27, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

The Solution for Skin Ailments Could Be Right Under Your Nose
While bacteria has long been associated with disorders like acne and eczema, scientists are now fighting back with friendly members of the skin ’ s microbiome. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FERRIS JABR Tags: Skin Microbiology Bacteria Acne Eczema Source Type: news

Study Challenges Touted Link Between Eczema and Heart Disease
Researcher now probing whether more severe cases of the skin disorder increase odds of heart problemsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Eczema, Heart Diseases, Psoriasis (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - June 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news