Silk Fails to Sooth Kids' Eczema (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- RCT found no clinical or economic benefit to silk over regular clothing (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - April 12, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

FDA approves outlandish $37,000 topical cream to fight eczema
(Natural News) The ever-increasing price tag that comes along with pharmaceuticals has been a consistent point of contention for many years. Recently, drug makers have found themselves under an unflattering spotlight for their ridiculous spikes in consumer costs, especially when it comes to the price-gouging of life-saving drugs like the EpiPen. In 2015, residents of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study finds silk clothing does not improve eczema in children
A new study by the University of Nottingham in England found that silk clothing did not provide any significant improvement in eczema symptoms in children. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Silk clothing did not improve eczema in children
No significant differences were observed in eczema severity for children with moderate to severe eczema who wore silk garments compared with those who wore their usual clothing, according to a randomized controlled study. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 11, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Silk Clothes Won't Soothe Eczema's Itch
What your child wears doesn't affect severity of skin troubles, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Eczema (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - April 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can a gluten-free diet help with psoriasis?
Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition. While there is no cure, a gluten-free diet may help some people better manage their symptoms. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

Silk Clothes Won't Soothe Eczema's Itch
TUESDAY, April 11, 2017 -- Although it may feel nice against the skin, new research says silk clothing offers little benefit for kids with eczema. Eczema is a skin condition that can cause a rash and itchiness, and some parents believe that... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 11, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

The Health And Beauty Benefits Of Green Vegetables
For Allure, by Ramona Emerson. The other day, my mother asked if we should have waffles for breakfast, and my response shocked even me: “What if we had a salad?” In the weeks since Allure asked me to write about leafy greens, I’ve changed. Once a kale agnostic, I’m now a Devout Kale Orthodox. The kind of person who eats spinach for breakfast and offers unsolicited advice to strangers in line at the salad bar: “You know, romaine is actually healthier than arugula.” (I know, spoiler alert. Just sit tight for a minute.) All the Good They’re Doing The more I learned about leafy greens...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obesity may skew results of rheumatoid arthritis blood tests in women
Doctors should factor this in when using these tests, say researchers Related items fromOnMedica Breastfeeding may halve rheumatoid arthritis risk Drug for rheumatoid arthritis appears to have effect on severe eczema Transforming MSK care and patient outcomes If an anti-TNF fails to treat RA, try a non-TNF biologic Experts criticise arthritis patient referral delays (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - April 10, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Prognosis of psoriatic arthritis: Progression and outlook
In this article, learn how psoriatic arthritis may progress, the quality of life to be expected, and what treatment options are available. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Psoriatic arthritis radiology: Imaging tests for diagnosis
What is psoriatic arthritis and what types of radiology may be used to make a diagnosis? What other tests may be available and who should get checked? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

Spring health cheat sheet
As the spring weather approaches, many common winter infections recede. However, warmer temperatures can introduce a new set of health challenges. As trees and flowers bloom and grass grows, susceptible children will start to display symptoms of seasonal allergies, triggering flares of asthma and eczema. And, As children spend more time outdoors, parents also need to watch for exposure to ticks, poison ivy and excess sun. Here are a few tips to keeping your child healthy this spring. Seasonal allergies: What can you do? During allergy season: have your child bathe after spending time outdoors to ...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - April 7, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Carolyn Sax Tags: Health & Wellness Parenting allergies asthma Carolyn Sax conjunctivitis lyme disease sunburn Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does my baby have psoriasis? Symptoms and treatment
Can babies have psoriasis and what are the different types of psoriasis? What causes psoriasis and what other skin conditions may affect babies? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Psoriatic arthritis: Tests and diagnosis
Learn about psoriatic arthritis, the patterns of psoriatic arthritis, how it is diagnosed, what happens after diagnosis, and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

High Prevalence of Alcohol Use Disorders in Eczema
Significantly increased odds ratios for alcohol use disorder in eczema after adjustment for age, gender (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 4, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dermatology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Psoriasis in pictures: Different types and symptoms
Psoriasis is a common autoimmune disease that causes changes in the skin. In this article, learn about the different types and how they are managed. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: XTRAC laser treatment for psoriasis: Uses, benefits, risks
What is psoriasis and what is the XTRAC laser? What are the pros and cons of using the laser and what other phototherapy options are available? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

Is your LUNCH making you ugly?
According to top UK dermatologists, what you eat for lunch could be having a huge impact on your skin - and the wrong choices could cause wrinkles, acne and even eczema. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When $65,000 a year for a drug is applauded
Two new drugs were cleared to hit the market last week: an eczema drug that will cost $37,000 per year, and one for multiple sclerosis that will cost $65,000. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Approves New Eczema Drug Tested at URMC
People who suffer from eczema have new hope for relief with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ’s approval of a “game changing” medication tested at the University of Rochester Medical Center. The new drug, Dupilumab, is the first treatment to show significant, lasting results for adults whose lives are disrupted by moderate to severe eczema or atopic dermatitis. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - March 30, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Sanofi and Regeneron's eczema drug gets FDA approval
The FDA approved Dupixent (dupilumab), is the first targeted biologic therapy for adults with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - March 29, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New Eczema Drug Gets FDA's Blessing
Title: New Eczema Drug Gets FDA's BlessingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/28/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/29/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - March 29, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Dupixent Approved to Treat Eczema
Title: Dupixent Approved to Treat EczemaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/28/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/29/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - March 29, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

FDA Approves Regeneron and Sanofi's Dupixent for Eczema
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Sanofi said they will charge $37,000 annually in the U.S. for their newly approved eczema drug, a price the companies said they reached after months of negotiations with pharmacy benefit managers. (Source: WSJ.com: Health)
Source: WSJ.com: Health - March 29, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: FREE Source Type: news

Injectable Dupilumab Approved for Eczema (FREE)
By Kelly Young Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH, and Lorenzo Di Francesco, MD, FACP, FHM The FDA has approved dupilumab (Dupixent) to treat moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis. It is indicated … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - March 29, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

New Eczema Drug Gets FDA's Blessing
Injections may ease itchiness, redness in patients who don't get relief with topical creams, agency says (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dupixent Approved to Treat Eczema
When topical medication doesn't workSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Eczema (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Feds approve Regeneron's new eczema drug
Drug developer Regeneron Pharmaceuticals won federal approval Tuesday for its new eczema treatment, which analysts are projecting could lead to more than $3 billion in annual sales. Regeneron (NASDAQ: REGN) and its partner Sanofi received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Dupixent. The drug has been described as the first of its kind to treat eczema or atopic dermatitis for patients who do not respond to atopical steroids. The approval comes after the T arrytown, New York,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - March 28, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Robin K. Cooper Source Type: news

Feds approve Regeneron's new eczema drug
Drug developer Regeneron Pharmaceuticals won federal approval Tuesday for its new eczema treatment, which analysts are projecting could lead to more than $3 billion in annual sales. Regeneron (NASDAQ: REGN) and its partner Sanofi received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Dupixent. The drug has been described as the first of its kind to treat eczema or atopic dermatitis for patients who do not respond to atopical steroids. The approval comes after the T arrytown, New York,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 28, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Robin K. Cooper Source Type: news

FDA approves powerful new drug for eczema
Dupixent, the first injectable medication for moderate to severe eczema, comes with a hefty price tag (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Dupixent (dupilumab) for Eczema
March 28, 2017 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Dupixent (dupilumab) injection to treat adults with moderate-to-severe eczema (atopic dermatitis). Dupixent is intended for patients whose eczema is not controlled adequately by... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - March 28, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

New Eczema Drug Gets FDA's Blessing
Injections may ease itchiness, redness in patients who don't get relief with topical creams, agency says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Eczema, Skin Conditions (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Dupilumab (Dupixent) for Eczema FDA Approves Dupilumab (Dupixent) for Eczema
Designated a breakthrough therapy, dupilumab spares patients with moderate to severe eczema from the need to resort to systemic immunosuppressants and the higher risks they pose.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - March 28, 2017 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news

FDA approves first drug for moderate and severe eczema
The FDA has approved the first drug ever to treat cases of moderate and severe eczema. Dupixent binds to a protein to stop skin inflammation and is injected just under the skin. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dupixent: Injection for Eczema Wins FDA Nod
(MedPage Today) -- Approved for patients not responding to or unable to use topical agents (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 28, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

FDA approves Regeneron, Sanofi $37,000 per year eczema drug
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA's drug for moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis, a product widely seen as the most important future growth driver for the two companies. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Severe Eczema Drug Is Approved by F.D.A.; Price Tag Is $37,000 a Year
The drug makers Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Sanofi made a rare move, negotiating with insurers in advance over the price for Dupixent. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: KATIE THOMAS Tags: Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Eczema Food and Drug Administration Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc Sanofi SA Source Type: news

Dupixent Approved to Treat Eczema
TUESDAY, March 28, 2017 -- Dupixent (dupilumab) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat moderate-to-severe eczema that isn't well controlled by topical medication. Eczema, medically called atopic dermatitis, is a chronic... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 28, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

FDA approves new eczema drug Dupixent
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Dupixent (dupilumab) injection to treat adults with moderate-to-severe eczema (atopic dermatitis). Dupixent is intended for patients whose eczema is not controlled adequately by topical therapies, or those for whom topical therapies are not advisable. Dupixent can be used with or without topical corticosteroids. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - March 28, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured FDA Regulatory Affairs Source Type: news

New Eczema Drug Dupixent Gets FDA Approval
TUESDAY, March 28, 2017 -- Adults plagued by eczema may have a new treatment option, with a new drug approved Tuesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Dupixent (dupilumab) injections treat moderate-to-severe eczema in patients whose... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 28, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Regeneron's New Drug Price Could Disappoint Everyone. Here's Why That's A Good Thing
Regeneron's billionaire chief executive Leonard Schleifer has said that the drug industry's pricing is " ridiculous. " So when his own new drug, Dupixent for eczema, was approved, he took an unorthodox path to setting its $37,000-a-year list price. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 28, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Matthew Herper, Forbes Staff Tags: NASDAQ:REGN NYSE:CVS NASDAQ:ESRX NASDAQ:GILD Source Type: news

FDA approves new eczema drug Dupixent
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Dupixent (dupilumab) injection to treat adults with moderate-to-severe eczema (atopic dermatitis). Dupixent is intended for patients whose eczema is not controlled adequately by topical therapies, or those for whom topical therapies are not advisable. Dupixent can be used with or without topical corticosteroids. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 28, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Common skin rashes: Pictures, causes, and treatments
In this article, we look at a variety of skin rashes including eczema, hives, and psoriasis. Learn about possible triggers and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

5 Skin Care Tips For Making Sure Your Melanin Flourishes This Spring
Spring has officially sprung! And while many people are thinking about decluttering their space and breaking out sundresses and shorts, they may forget that their skin care regimen could use some spring cleaning, too. Dermatologist Brooke A. Jackson, M.D., told The Huffington Post a few key things people of color should be doing to ensure our skin, our body’s largest organ, remains glowing and healthy through the seasonal changes.  From sun protection to getting rid of discoloration, the North Carolina-based doctor has five necessary tips that keep your melanin on fleek this spring and summer. 1. Lighten up...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sanofi-Genzyme files preemptive legal strike to protect eczema drug
Sanofi-Genzyme, which expects to soon win approval for an eczema drug, has filed a federal lawsuit that seeks to preempt a possible patent challenge by Amgen. The Cambridge-based firm, a unit of French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi SA (NYSE: SNY), filed a suit in Boston federal court along with its partner Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: REGN). The complaint asks a judge to rule that the drug does not infringe a patent held by Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN). Th e treatment for atopic dermatitis, which will… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 21, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

Mom's Side-by-Side Fitness Photos Show Why Social Media Perfection Isn't Real
Many moms struggle with the changes to their bodies after pregnancy. Whether you’re trying to get fit or just trying to get through the day, Mia Redworth is spreading her message of self-love and body confidence to all the new moms out there.  Redworth is an Instagrammer and mother to a 13-month-old son who is sharing her fitness journey through the photos and inspirational captions she shares. And she’s all about keeping it real. REALITY CHECK❗️ ✖️bloated vs posing ✖️no one is perfect, I have stretch marks from carrying a baba for 42 weeks, a little tummy pouch from a emergency c section, I ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lotion Treated With Bacteria Could Help Prevent Skin Infections
Human skin is home to a multitude of microbes, including some that are helpful and some that could potentially be harmful. Now, a small pilot study shows that it might be possible to harness the good bacteria, put them into a lotion and then spread that lotion onto the skin to fight off the bad bacteria. In the study, researchers took bacterial samples from patients’ skin, picked out certain species and cultured them in a lab, and then put these bacteria into a lotion. They found that, for five patients with a skin condition, the bacteria-rich lotion protected them against infections by destroying harmful germs on th...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema Medical Treatment and Home Remedies
Title: Eczema Medical Treatment and Home RemediesCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 7/25/2013 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/17/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - March 17, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

The 7 Most Common Causes Of Itchy Red Bumps
For SELF, by Amy Marturana. Regardless of your skin type, chances are you’ve had an itchy, red, bumpy rash at one time or another. It’s like the international sign of skin irritation. If it’s not affecting your daily life or covering whole body, and you’re not feeling sick otherwise, chances are it’s nothing to worry about and will clear up on its own, Rebecca Kazin, M.D., dermatologist and associate director at the Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery, tells SELF. Treating it with over-the-counter hydrocortisone itch relief cream until it goes away may be sufficient. “But...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Skip the Antibiotics for Mild Eczema in Kids
Title: Skip the Antibiotics for Mild Eczema in KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/14/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/15/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - March 15, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news