A new non-steroidal anti-inflammatory ointment may provide relief to patients managing mild to moderate eczema, researchers say in a study presented at the AAAAI 2016 annual meeting. The topical drug works by suppressing an enzyme that’s present in higher than average numbers in people who have atopic dermatitis. In two multicenter, double-blind stage 3 trials, […]
Many patients with eczema go on to develop food allergies, a phenomenon often referred to as “the allergic march.” But the exact relationship between the two diseases has so far been unclear. Lately, however, the theory that food proteins slip in through the compromised skin barrier of a child with eczema, leading to sensitization and […]
For those with an allergy to the cold like Adel, the first line of defense is bundling up, unless you can just move somewhere warmer, that is.
Our embrace of wireless gadgets and modern medical implants is exposing us to nickel, the highly sensitizing metal, as never before.
Hives that are caused by body and environmental triggers are known as physical urticarias and include: Solar Hives Heading South for the Winter? Some people develop urticaria from a reaction to the sun’s UVA and UVB rays. Avoidance of direct sun, including protective dressing and using a sunblock are important. Pressure Hives: Those affected will get hives about […]
When she was 12 years old, Alexandra Allen broke out in hives after swimming, the first indication of her strange condition – an allergy to water.
An exciting new era in eczema treatment may be around the corner, according to a new study. Dr. Brett King and his team at Yale School of Medicine recently revealed findings from their research into the use of a rheumatoid arthritis medication, known as Xeljanz, to treat moderate to severe eczema. “The improvement in redness, swelling, etc., was […]