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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A California man’s ‘painful and terrifying’ road to a monkeypox diagnosis

A California man’s ‘painful and terrifying’ road to a monkeypox diagnosis

Drugs with antiviral activity against monkeypox virus

Drugs with antiviral activity against monkeypox virus

Lipids in breastmilk may protect against metabolic disease later in life

Lipids in breastmilk may protect against metabolic disease later in life

Risk of eczema in babies could be lowered by taking vitamin D supplements during pregnancy

Risk of eczema in babies could be lowered by taking vitamin D supplements during pregnancy

Researchers investigate prevention and therapy against monkeypox infection

Researchers investigate prevention and therapy against monkeypox infection

AAP recommends breastfeeding for 2 years

AAP recommends breastfeeding for 2 years

What you need to know about monkeypox

What you need to know about monkeypox

Health care startups turn to ‘coaches’ to help patients cope and monitor treatment

Health care startups turn to ‘coaches’ to help patients cope and monitor treatment

New funding to help advance scientific understanding of skin disorders in children and young people

New funding to help advance scientific understanding of skin disorders in children and young people

People with food allergies less likely to become infected with SARS-CoV-2, study finds

People with food allergies less likely to become infected with SARS-CoV-2, study finds

Study compares different types of moisturizers for children with eczema

Study compares different types of moisturizers for children with eczema

New ‘Labskin Microbiome Friendly+ Seal of Approval’ unveiled

New ‘Labskin Microbiome Friendly+ Seal of Approval’ unveiled

Allergic asthma, allergies may be associated with the risk of cardiovascular diseases

Allergic asthma, allergies may be associated with the risk of cardiovascular diseases

The added value of adequate immune fitness to the existing approaches to pandemic preparedness

The added value of adequate immune fitness to the existing approaches to pandemic preparedness

Disinfectant use by pregnant women may increase risk for asthma and eczema in children

Disinfectant use by pregnant women may increase risk for asthma and eczema in children

Mount Sinai Health System launches new Alopecia Areata Center of Excellence

Mount Sinai Health System launches new Alopecia Areata Center of Excellence

Schoolchildren in Hong Kong surveyed on the prevalence and impact of allergic diseases

Schoolchildren in Hong Kong surveyed on the prevalence and impact of allergic diseases

Researchers discover why people with asthma have lower brain tumor risk

Researchers discover why people with asthma have lower brain tumor risk

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