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Non-steroidal Eczema Drug Shows Promise

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 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, researchers […]

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Staph Infections on the Eczema Patient’s Skin Linked to Peanut Allergy

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 […]

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Nanny Jo Frost Tours America, and Helps Spread Allergy Awareness

Nanny’s Thurs. Feb. 11 episode on UpTV network deals with anaphylaxis.

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What Can I Do for My Baby’s Terrible Eczema?

Q: I have an 18-month-old with eczema all over his face and body. He was tested at 12 months for allergies, and was found to be allergic to eggs, soy, milk and wheat, and also to dog dander. I continue to nurse him for now. I have tired many creams and none seems to help […]

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Nickel Allergy: A Rash on the Digital Age

Our embrace of wireless gadgets and modern medical implants is exposing us to nickel, the highly sensitizing metal, as never before.

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Itching For Relief: A Mom’s Journey to Soothing Her Son’s Eczema

This mom looked for alternatives and found her calling in the process.

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Wet Wraps Work Well in Treating Eczema

That burning, all-consuming itch experienced by children with severe eczema can be soothed without the need for powerful oral steroids, showed a July 2014 study evaluating a process of wet clothes swaddling for atopic dermatitis. Wet Wrap Therapy, or WWT, is a treatment for moderate to severe eczema that involves: • Putting the patient in a warm bath for about […]

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LEAP Study Prompts New Peanut Introduction Guidelines for Physicians

The recommendations aim to help physicians implement LEAP findings while formal guidelines are still in the works.

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10 Biggest Pollen Allergy Questions

We take readers’ most frequent spring allergy questions straight to leading experts.

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What LEAP Study’s Results Mean For You

Dr. Scott Sicherer takes on the top practical questions about the LEAP study findings.

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