Eczema in the News

New Eczema Drug Shows Promise in Early Trials

07/10/2014 - Dupilumab eased severity of itching, lesions for those suffering chronic cases of skin disease

Childhood Eczema Often Persists Into Adulthood, Study Finds

04/02/2014 - There are steps people can take to reduce or ease flare-ups, experts say

Health Tip: Is That Itchy Skin Eczema?

02/28/2014 - Here are typical symptoms

Dermatologist Offers Tips on Dry Winter Skin

12/28/2013 - Keep showers short, apply moisturizer, wear soft fabrics such as cotton

Probiotics Don't Prevent Childhood Asthma, Study Finds

12/11/2013 - But they may have other benefits, including prevention of eczema

Health Tip: Soothing Baby's Eczema

11/26/2013 - First, get the pediatrician's OK

Staph Bacteria May Play Role in Eczema-Like Rash, Mouse Study Finds

10/30/2013 - A toxin released by the germ might trigger symptoms in certain cases, scientists say

Allergies, Asthma Show Links to ADHD: Study

08/23/2013 - All three conditions on the rise, but it's unclear whether ADHD risk is affected by others

Skin Allergies Can Flare Up in Summer Heat

08/18/2013 - Seasonal pitfalls include poison ivy, worsening eczema and hives, expert warns

Health Tip: If You Have Hand Eczema

08/07/2013 - Moisturize to help ease symptoms

Researchers Focus on Eczema-Food Allergy Link

07/19/2013 - Breakdown in skin barrier that occurs with eczema could play role in food sensitivity, study says

Health Tip: Help Prevent Hand Eczema

07/09/2013 - Keep hands dry

Got an Itch? Mouse Study May Help Explain Why

05/23/2013 - Itch is a sensation distinct from others, such as pain, researchers say

Dog DNA May Yield Clues to Human Eczema

05/10/2013 - Findings point to abnormal skin barrier as culprit, researchers say

Kids on Medicaid May Face Barriers to Eczema Treatment

05/03/2013 - Study investigated access to dermatologists for children with the skin condition

Fast Food Tied to Asthma, Eczema and Hay Fever in Kids

01/14/2013 - Study isn't conclusive, but it's another reason to make healthier choices, expert says

Tips to Avoid Dry Skin During Winter

01/06/2013 - Drink water, apply thick moisturizer, avoid harsh cleansers

Health Tip: If You Have Eczema

08/24/2012 - Suggestions that may help avoid a flare

Health Tip: Keep Your Child's Eczema at Bay

07/26/2012 - Make the bathwater warm, not hot

Prenatal Exposure to Common Household Chemical Linked to Eczema

06/27/2012 - Butyl benzyl phthalate is used in vinyl flooring, artificial leather