Eczema in the News

Having Eczema Won't Make You Shorter

12/10/2014 - Though a few kids who also have sleep trouble may grow slower, study says

Health Tip: Easing Hand Eczema

11/28/2014 - Gloves can help protect the skin

Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study

11/25/2014 - If damaged skin exposed to peanut proteins in household dust, chances of allergy higher, researcher says

Eczema Cases Rising Among U.S. Children: Report

11/24/2014 - For most, proper skin care and topical treatments help, experts say

Eczema Tied to Bone Fracture Risk in Study

10/30/2014 - Risk was small; distractions caused by itch and sleep problems are possible factors, experts say

Childhood Peanut Allergy May Be Linked to Skin Gene Mutation

10/24/2014 - Study bolsters the dual-allergen-exposure theory, expert says

Taking a 'Selfie' May Help With Dermatology Care, Study Shows

10/22/2014 - Emailing pics of eczema lesions to physicians worked nearly as well as in-person visits, researchers say

Vitamin D Might Help Kids With Eczema

10/17/2014 - Researchers saw some improvement in winter-related symptoms

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