(BPT) - Your eczema (atopic dermatitis) may be a part of you, but it doesn’t have to define you. Living with eczema might take some effort, like changing your lifestyle and working with your physician to develop a treatment plan that’s right for you.1. Avoid dry skin. Sometimes this is easier said than done, but dry skin is a common eczema symptom.1 Try to avoid cold, dry air and situations where you might overheat.2 Limiting bathing time to 5-10 minutes with warm, not hot, water may also...
(BPT) - The daily routine for a parent can be hectic and stressful, and having a child that is living with atopic dermatitis (eczema) can be difficult.1
Dupilumab (doo-PILL-ooh-mab) is a new injectable medicine, not a pill like it sounds, for a genetic skin disease called atopic eczema (AE) or dermatitis. Its brand name is Duxipent (no idea how it was coined). It was approved by the FDA for use in adults in March, 2017. Just how effective is it?
Cocolene founder Sajata Stephane became inspired to create her Durham-based natural skincare line when her six-year-old daughter, Aella, developed baby eczema. While exploring treatments, Stephane was faced with a difficult decision: introduce her child to steroid treatment with the possibility of her being exposed to harmful side effects or look for a natural alternative to remedy her symptoms. She chose the latter.
FDA approves 1st drug for moderate & severe eczema cases
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators have approved the first powerful, injected medicine to treat serious cases of the skin condition eczema.
The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved Dupixent for moderate or severe eczema, which causes red, fiercely itchy rashes on the face, arms and legs.
Adding friendly bacteria to skin lotion wards off bad germs
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bacteria live on everyone's skin, and new research shows some friendly germs produce natural antibiotics that ward off their disease-causing cousins. Now scientists are mixing the good bugs into lotions in hopes of spreading protection.
In one early test, those customized creams guarded five patients with a kind of itchy eczema against risky bacteria that were gathering on their cracked skin, researchers reported Wednesday.
FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People dealing with the itchy skin condition known as eczema may have other medical conditions to cope with as well, including heart disease, a dermatologist says.
Eczema, which causes dry, red patches of skin and intense itchiness, affects an estimated one-quarter of children in the United States. And, as many as seven million adults also have eczema, Dr. Jonathan Silverberg said in an American Academy of Dermatology news...
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