Eczema in the News

Mouse Study Hints at Treatment for Itch-Related Ills Like Eczema

06/11/2015 - Rodents with a certain gene had runaway itch, but those without it did not, scientists say

Medical Bills Another Burden for Eczema Patients: Study

03/04/2015 - U.S. adults with the skin condition spent over $29 billion in out-of-pocket health costs in 2012

Could a Dishwasher Raise Your Child's Allergy, Asthma Risk?

02/23/2015 - Study found children from homes that hand-washed dishes had less allergic disease

Eczema Cream for Children Not a Cancer Risk, Study Finds

02/18/2015 - Company-funded research followed nearly 7,500 kids over 10 years

Eczema Linked to Other Health Problems

01/23/2015 - Study finds higher risk of heart disease, stroke in people with the skin condition

Health Tip: What's Causing my Child's Eczema?

01/05/2015 - These are common triggers

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