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 several proteins that protect against disease development

Study identifies several proteins that protect against disease development

International guidelines may lead to over-diagnosis of cow's milk allergy in children

International guidelines may lead to over-diagnosis of cow's milk allergy in children

Immune cells play a much larger role in the onset of allergies than previously thought

Immune cells play a much larger role in the onset of allergies than previously thought

People with allergic conditions may have a lower risk of COVID-19 infection, finds study

People with allergic conditions may have a lower risk of COVID-19 infection, finds study

A trio of proteins found to drive inflammation in psoriasis

A trio of proteins found to drive inflammation in psoriasis

Study reveals the negative perceptions and emotional impact of pregnancy stretch marks

Study reveals the negative perceptions and emotional impact of pregnancy stretch marks

Cat bacteria likely to form the basis for novel therapeutics against severe skin infections

Cat bacteria likely to form the basis for novel therapeutics against severe skin infections

EADV survey: Almost half of the European general population have a dermatological condition

EADV survey: Almost half of the European general population have a dermatological condition

Atopic dermatitis may stem from poorly regulated sex hormones, study suggests

Atopic dermatitis may stem from poorly regulated sex hormones, study suggests

Study uncovers five new genetic loci predisposing to atopic dermatitis

Study uncovers five new genetic loci predisposing to atopic dermatitis

How can COVID-19 affect the skin?

How can COVID-19 affect the skin?

Topical cream shows signs of clinical efficacy in patients with basal cell carcinoma

Topical cream shows signs of clinical efficacy in patients with basal cell carcinoma

Clinical trial to test personalized treatment for severe asthma caused by a specific mutation

Clinical trial to test personalized treatment for severe asthma caused by a specific mutation

Study shows link between breast milk, gut bacteria, and development of the immune system

Study shows link between breast milk, gut bacteria, and development of the immune system

An Introduction to the Benefits of the Skin Trust Club

An Introduction to the Benefits of the Skin Trust Club

Research highlights the impact of stringent hand hygiene during the pandemic on hand skin health

Research highlights the impact of stringent hand hygiene during the pandemic on hand skin health

Risk factors for long COVID-19 in children

Risk factors for long COVID-19 in children

Long COVID also affects children, study finds

Long COVID also affects children, study finds

Changes to infant gut bacteria and food allergies are linked to C-section birth, ethnicity

Changes to infant gut bacteria and food allergies are linked to C-section birth, ethnicity

Study lists five facts to know about antihistamines

Study lists five facts to know about antihistamines