Eczema

Eczema or atopic dermatitis is a long-lasting, itchy inflammatory condition of the skin which may become red, dry, blistered, crusted, scaly or thickened.
What is Eczema?

Eczema or atopic eczema is a skin condition characterized by chronic inflammation and frequent relapses. There are itchy red rashes over the affected areas that usually involve skin creases such as the folds of the elbows or behind the knees.

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Study identifies new allergy pathway

Study identifies new allergy pathway

Study sheds new light on eczema

Study sheds new light on eczema

Burt's Bees presents new research supporting the power of natural skin care at AAD VMX 2020

Burt's Bees presents new research supporting the power of natural skin care at AAD VMX 2020

Key enzyme that contributes to eczema identified

Key enzyme that contributes to eczema identified

CSL Behring and Seattle Children's partner to develop gene therapies for primary immunodeficiency diseases

CSL Behring and Seattle Children's partner to develop gene therapies for primary immunodeficiency diseases

Biologic drug can help treat contact dermatitis

Biologic drug can help treat contact dermatitis

Human to Labskin Skin Models for Dermatology Research

Human to Labskin Skin Models for Dermatology Research

Gene defects associated with eczema, wheeze, and nasal blockage during infancy

Gene defects associated with eczema, wheeze, and nasal blockage during infancy

New review confirms effectiveness of MMR, MMRV and MMR+V vaccines

New review confirms effectiveness of MMR, MMRV and MMR+V vaccines

Milk allergy - is it overdiagnosed?

Milk allergy - is it overdiagnosed?

Milk allergy guidelines may be linked to overdiagnosis in babies and children

Milk allergy guidelines may be linked to overdiagnosis in babies and children

Common protein in skin can directly activate itch-associated neurons

Common protein in skin can directly activate itch-associated neurons

Study: Early introduction of solid foods may predispose infants to obesity

Study: Early introduction of solid foods may predispose infants to obesity

Molecule-sized drills can target diseased cells and kill them in minutes

Molecule-sized drills can target diseased cells and kill them in minutes

Children with a rare food allergy have higher chance of being diagnosed with other allergies

Children with a rare food allergy have higher chance of being diagnosed with other allergies

Cesarean delivery has little impact on development of childhood allergic diseases

Cesarean delivery has little impact on development of childhood allergic diseases

Two common Staph bacteria living on human skin exacerbate Netherton syndrome

Two common Staph bacteria living on human skin exacerbate Netherton syndrome

Boosting immune cells to treat eczema

Boosting immune cells to treat eczema

Daily moisturizer does not prevent eczema according to new research

Daily moisturizer does not prevent eczema according to new research

Study identifies precise receptor chain involved in atopic dermatitis

Study identifies precise receptor chain involved in atopic dermatitis