Tag: atopic dermatitis (eczema)

Staphylococcus aureus

Common Skin Bacterium Puts Children with Severe Eczema at Higher Risk...

Young children with severe eczema infected with staphylococcus aureus run a higher risk of developing a food allergy.
Karanbir Cheema

What We Learned from the Karanbir Cheema Inquest

Myriad failings came together leading to Karan's death. Here are a few glaring issues that must be addressed arising from testimony at the inquest.
Child Scratching

Study: Scratching Starts Cascade of Immune Responses That Lead to Food...

Researchers may have solved the puzzle of how eczema leads to increased risk of developing food allergies.
Giorgi Sisters

Must See: ‘ViewFinder: Food for Thought – Food Allergies’

This documentary should be required viewing for everyone as the food allergy epidemic has affected so many in the community.
Infant

AAP Clinical Report Highlights Early Introduction of Peanut-Based Foods to Prevent...

The American Academy of Pediatrics updates a clinical report that explores how maternal and infant nutrition affect development of infant allergies.
dupilumab

FDA Approves Dupixent® (dupilumab) for Moderate-to-severe Atopic Dermatitis in Adolescents

Therapy targets the IL-4/IL-13 pathway, a key driver of the allergic or type 2 inflammation that underlies atopic dermatitis.
Skin Cross-Section

Scientists Identify Unique Subtype of Eczema Linked to Food Allergy

Children with both conditions have abnormal skin near eczema lesions, NIH-funded research finds.
Baby in Diaper

Study: Diaper Dermatitis Lasting Longer Than 1 Month May Indicate Food...

A retrospective chart review was conducted of pediatric patients with a diagnosis of persistent diaper dermatitis between August 2015 and November 2017.
Lactobacillus rhamnosus

Probiotic Gives Long-Standing Protection Against Childhood Eczema, Study Finds

Giving a probiotic supplement to pregnant mothers and their infants significantly reduces the chances of a child developing eczema for the first 11 years of their life, researchers have shown.
Allergy Shot

Severe Eczema May Best Be Treated by Allergy Shots

Significant benefits seen in one medically challenging case.

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