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

Woman says going vegan has left her eczema free
Victoria Jinks, 26, from Birmingham, says going vegan has almost cured the eczema with which she has suffered since she was born, and which sometimes became so bad her skin bled. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ten tips to prevent eczema flares in winter
During winter, the cold, dry air can cause people ’s eczema to flare up. Certain home remedies and creams can improve eczema rashes. In this article, we look at the reasons why eczema flares happen in winter and provide 10 simple tips for preventing winter flare-ups in adults, babies, and children. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Understanding childhood eczema
Atopic dermatitis, also called eczema, is a common skin affliction that often begins in children as young as 2 months. It's a chronic condition that happens because the immune system is hyperaware, and it can leave dry, scaly patches on the skin. Dr. Dawn Davis, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, says there are medications to ease [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 10, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Eczema: This natural substance could help in rash treatment
ECZEMA is diagnosed when areas of the skin form a painful, red and flaky rash. The condition often affects babies, although it can appear in people of any age. Treatment includes creams and some natural substances. Use this plant extract to help reduce eczema rashes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two-year-old was covered in a deadly rash after a virus entered her blood via an eczema scratch
Fern Lewis, two, from Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, became infected with hand, foot and mouth disease via scratches from her eczema, which caused her to develop Eczema Herpeticum. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema warning: Could hot heatwave weather cause a dry skin flare-up?
ECZEMA could be treated with cream or moisturisers, but what are the most common causes of the dry skin condition ’s flare-ups in the UK? Could the hot heatwave weather forecast lead to painful symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teens with eczema may not follow prescribed treatment regimen
(Reuters Health) - Adolescents with eczema who are prescribed topical corticosteroids to ease symptoms like itching and inflammation may not use their medicines as directed, a small study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Morning Break: Canada on Cannabis; Gawande at the Plate; Eczema Causes Crime
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - June 21, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is causing this rash on my wrist?
There are many different causes of a rash on the wrist, including eczema, allergic reactions to metals in jewelry, and other skin conditions. Here, you can try to identify your skin rash using the picture gallery and learn more about causes and treatments for a wrist rash here. We also explain when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Eczema - five ways to prevent skin condition from coming back
ECZEMA could be treated by making changes to your diet or lifestyle. While creams or ointments may help to reduce dry skin symptoms, you can relieve painful or itchy signs of eczema with these tips. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman kills parents, takes her own life over eczema torment
A former nursing student murdered her parents before killing herself on Father's Day, according to Hong Kong police, who suggested her skin condition may have motivated the attack. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about allergic eczema
Allergic eczema, or contact dermatitis, is a skin condition that occurs when a person ’s skin comes into contact with an allergen. It causes a dry, red, itchy rash. In this article, learn about the triggers, treatment, prevention, and when to see a doctor. We also provide information on other types of eczema. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Dermatologists now treating eczema by spraying the skin with live bacteria
(Natural News) For years, people diagnosed with the skin problem, eczema, had no other choice but to consistently put topical creams to alleviate their symptoms. Despite their best efforts, the itchy rash typically persists, causing the skin to dry out and sometimes even lead to infections. An ongoing clinical trial led by researchers from the NIH’s National... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Severe, Active Atopic Eczema Linked to Cardiovascular Outcomes Severe, Active Atopic Eczema Linked to Cardiovascular Outcomes
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Mother-of-two reveals how she cured her babies ’ dry skin by bathing them in her own breast milk
Lizzie Dempsey, 27, from Southampton, says bathing her two children George, now two, and Isla, nine months, in her breast milk helped to cure eczema which they both developed as babies. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Treating eczema and dermatitis in infants
(Natural News) Skin rashes and other forms of allergic reaction on the skin are terrible, and most mothers would feel ten times worse seeing those rashes on their newborn. An entry from the American Herbalists Guild provides some natural remedies for your baby’s protection, as well your own, against infantile dermatitis. (h/t to AmericanHerbalistsGroup.com.) Infant’s treatments Internal Oral... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can tea tree oil treat eczema?
This article looks at the research on tea tree oil and its potential use as a treatment for eczema. Learn more about its antiviral, anti-itch, and anti-inflammatory properties. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Eczema warning - why spending too much time in the sun could trigger dry skin condition
ECZEMA is a dry skin condition that can lead to itchy, cracked and inflamed skin. As the Met Office warns of a hot summer weather forecast, patients could be at risk of painful dermatitis symptoms if they spend too much time in the hot sunshine, it ’s been revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema: Toddler’s dry and itchy skin treated with £3.99 bubblebath
ECZEMA symptoms include dry, red and cracked skin. They can be treated with eczema creams and moisturisers, or with a separate solution. One young toddler from Scotland had his eczema treated with a surprising product. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to stop eczema from flaring during winter
With the cooler months now upon us, those with eczema are more prone to more breakouts. Pharmacist Julia Simmonds shared her top tips for keeping eczema at bay during winter. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What does chondrodermatitis mean?
The skin conditions chondrodermatitis nodularis helicis or CNH affects the cartilage in the ear. It results in a painful nodule developing. The causes include ear trauma, pressure, prolonged sun exposure, and extremely cold weather exposure. Treatment includes surgery and topical treatments. Learn more about CNH here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Researchers pioneer new eczema treatment
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) Eczema is the most common and stubborn skin disease in the world, but a study led by Dr. Donald Leung of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is offering new hope for those with atopic dermatitis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - June 4, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Turmeric: It ’s been touted as a magic bullet for joint pain, eczema and even depression
Fancy a turmeric latte? How about a turmeric-infused bag of popcorn, washed down with a turmeric tea? And maybe later you can dab on a little turmeric face cream? (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema skin treatment: Add this mineral to your bath to help reduce symptoms
ECZEMA skin treatments include cream, oils and minerals. By adding this vitamin to your bath water in the morning, you could reduce your symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Over-the-counter gel made from a Sri Lankan plant cured eye eczema after doctors failed
Exclusive: Elaine Wright, 51, from Castleford in West Yorkshire, found a natural cream derived from a Sri Lankan vine plant cured her eczema when modern medicine failed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Severe Atopic Eczema Tied to Higher CV Disease Risk
FRIDAY, May 25, 2018 -- Adults with severe atopic eczema are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a study published online May 23 in The BMJ. Richard J. Silverwood, Ph.D., from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Severe Eczema May Be Linked to Heart Disease Risk
Title: Severe Eczema May Be Linked to Heart Disease RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/24/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/25/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - May 25, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Severe Eczema May Be Linked to Heart Disease Risk
Because this was an observational study, the researchers couldn't prove eczema caused the increased heart disease risk. But they said that, given the large number of people included in the study, the association appears strong. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Severe Eczema May Be Linked to Heart Disease Risk
THURSDAY, May 24, 2018 -- Sufferers of severe eczema may be at greater risk for heart attack, stroke and irregular heartbeat, British researchers report. Although the added risk is small, it's important from a public health perspective because... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Eczema patients may be at higher risk of heart problems and strokes
Past research has provided mixed results. The new study - the largest to date - bolsters the case for screening and treating eczema patients with a view to preventing heart attacks and strokes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes an underarm rash?
There are many different causes of armpit rashes, including chafing and eczema. Some rashes are harmless and go away in time, but others may signify a more serious condition. In this article, we look at different types of underarm rash and the treatment options and home remedies that are available to treat them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Adults with severe eczema ‘should be screened for cardiovascular risk’
Severe eczema in adults is linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular problems including heart attack and stroke, according to a major new study involving UK researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 24, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Link found between severe eczema and heart problems
Individuals with severe eczema face a higher risk of cardiovascular problems such as heart attacks, heart failure and strokesPeople with severe eczema have an increased risk of cardiovascular problems, new research suggests.About 10% of the population are thought to have atopic eczema, but evidence for a connection to cardiovascular problems had been mixed, said Dr Sin éad Langan, lead author of the research from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The new study, she said, suggests such a link exists.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 23, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Eczema Health Society Medical research Science Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Severe asthma: Eczema drug succeeds where others fail
Two new studies show that a common eczema drug reduces asthma symptoms and improves lung function in people who have severe asthma. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Asthma Source Type: news

Moisturizing Bath Washes May Not Help Kids With Eczema Moisturizing Bath Washes May Not Help Kids With Eczema
Children with eczema whose bath water contains added moisturizers may get no more relief from the itchy skin condition than they would without the extra bath products, a study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Eczema drug effective against severe asthma
Two new studies of patients with difficult-to-control asthma show that the eczema drug dupilumab alleviates asthma symptoms and improves patients' ability to breathe better than standard therapies. Dupilumab, an injectable anti-inflammatory drug, was approved in 2017 by the Food and Drug Administration as a treatment for eczema, a chronic skin disease. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - May 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Moisturizing bath washes may not help kids with eczema
(Reuters Health) - Children with eczema whose bath water contains added moisturizers may get no more relief from the itchy skin condition than they would without the extra bath products, a recent experiment suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

A possible new weapon against eczema: live bacteria
With two decades of medical education, training, and research under my belt, I have finally reached the stage in my career when I can proudly state that I intentionally spray people in the face with live bacteria. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Menopause hell made my eczema come back, says Nadia Sawalha
ACTRESS and TV presenter Nadia Sawalha isn ’t known for being shy when it comes to talking through health issues many people would rather keep quiet about. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Compounds in marijuana may be helpful in alleviating symptoms of eczema and psoriasis
(Natural News) Millions of people around the world struggle with eczema, a common skin condition. Eczema patients have to deal with all sorts of symptoms, but the usual ones include itchiness, red skin, and rashes. Psoriasis patients endure somewhat similar symptoms. Normally, patients of either condition turn to moisturizers and steroid creams to help manage the symptoms.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Habit Reversal Treatment of Scratching in Children With Eczema Habit Reversal Treatment of Scratching in Children With Eczema
Can a habit reversal treatment in combination with a steroid offer a superior outcome in the treatment of scratching and eczema in children compared, to a steroid alone?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Kids with Eczema Don't Benefit from Bathwater Emollients
(MedPage Today) -- Families would be better off seeking more effective treatments, researchers say (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - May 8, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Bath Additives May Not Improve Eczema Symptoms in Kids
This study looking at nearly 500 children ages 1 to 11 with moderate to severe eczema found that these bath products do not seem to reduce symptoms any more than standard care. Perhaps parents save their money and instead focus on good thick leave-on moisturizers.  Good old fashioned petroleum jelly works perfectly well. (Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire)
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Local TV Source Type: news

Skin's 'Good' Bacteria May Help Fight Eczema
Eczema is an inflammatory skin ailment that renders the skin itchy and dry, and vulnerable to rashes and infections. Both adults and children can suffer from the condition. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smearing ‘good bacteria’ on skin of eczema sufferers eases symptoms
Researchers from  the National Institutes of Health found that within weeks of spraying a solution with the bacteria Roseomonas mucosa on affected areas, up to four out of five improve. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'She was bandaged from head to toe with eczema'
One mum's experience of her daughter's eczema drove her to set up a charity to help others. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bacteria therapy for eczema shows promise in NIH study
The new findings support further evaluation of this potential new therapy. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 3, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

No Clinical Benefit Seen for Bath Emollients in Childhood Eczema
THURSDAY, May 3, 2018 -- For children with eczema, there is no clinical benefit for adding emollient bath additives, according to a study published online May 2 in The BMJ. Miriam Santer, M.B.B.Chir., Ph.D., from the University of Southampton in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news