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 shows why antihistamine drugs fail to control severe itch in eczema patients

Study shows why antihistamine drugs fail to control severe itch in eczema patients

Trinity researchers discover key mechanism underlying bacterial skin colonization in atopic dermatitis

Trinity researchers discover key mechanism underlying bacterial skin colonization in atopic dermatitis

Drinking cow's milk during breastfeeding linked to reduced risk of food allergies in children

Drinking cow's milk during breastfeeding linked to reduced risk of food allergies in children

Drinking milk during breastfeeding can reduce food allergy in children

Drinking milk during breastfeeding can reduce food allergy in children

Depressed children, teenagers have higher risk of premature death and wide range of diseases

Depressed children, teenagers have higher risk of premature death and wide range of diseases

Patients with atopic dermatitis more likely to have autoimmune diseases

Patients with atopic dermatitis more likely to have autoimmune diseases

Immune mechanism responsible for adverse inflammatory reactions after stem cell transplant identified

Immune mechanism responsible for adverse inflammatory reactions after stem cell transplant identified

Masks can cause more problems in people with skin allergies

Masks can cause more problems in people with skin allergies

Study reveals key role of IL-33 signaling molecule in parasite infections, other health conditions

Study reveals key role of IL-33 signaling molecule in parasite infections, other health conditions

New report amplifies the voices of patients with eczema, unmasks gaps in care

New report amplifies the voices of patients with eczema, unmasks gaps in care

Babies can acquire allergies from their mothers in the womb

Babies can acquire allergies from their mothers in the womb

Vitamin D supplements ease symptoms of severe atopic dermatitis in children

Vitamin D supplements ease symptoms of severe atopic dermatitis in children

Urbanization leads to a huge decrease in skin bacterial diversity

Urbanization leads to a huge decrease in skin bacterial diversity

Specific genes of infant gut bacterium determine its symbiotic function in the infant's gut

Specific genes of infant gut bacterium determine its symbiotic function in the infant's gut

Study identifies 17 new genes that could be targeted for treatment of psoriasis, eczema

Study identifies 17 new genes that could be targeted for treatment of psoriasis, eczema

Babies born in the fall more likely to experience all conditions associated with atopic march

Babies born in the fall more likely to experience all conditions associated with atopic march

Human gut microbes play an important role in maintaining health

Human gut microbes play an important role in maintaining health

Gene variants help explain link between skin condition and food allergies

Gene variants help explain link between skin condition and food allergies

New research delineates how genetic variations cause atopic dermatitis

New research delineates how genetic variations cause atopic dermatitis

Study emphasizes the importance of whole body skin evaluations in older patients

Study emphasizes the importance of whole body skin evaluations in older patients