Dermatitis

Last-itch Effort: Fighting The Bacteria That Exacerbate Eczema With Bacteria

Researchers use bacteriotherapy to improve symptoms of atopic dermatitis.
Related topics: Bacteria, Medical Research

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Discovery Pinpoints New Therapeutic Target For Atopic Dermatitis

Researchers have discovered a key mechanism underlying bacterial skin colonization in atopic dermatitis, which affects millions around the globe. By identifying a major mechanism through which Staphylococcus aureus binds to the skin of patients with...
Related topics: Medical Research, Bacteria

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Hailey Bieber Reveals She Suffers From Perioral Dermatitis

Hailey Bieber is getting honest and candid on social media. The 24-year-old model revealed she suffers from perioral dermatitis on her skin. WebMD describes the condition as a “facial rash in which bumps develop around the mouth. In some...
Related topics: Social Media

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Elastic-free Face Masks Can Help Some With Allergies Stay Safe During Covid-19, Expert Says

An immunologist is recommending that individuals with contact dermatitis choose facial masks made without elastic or rubber that allow them to stay safe in the midst of COVID-19 while avoiding possible allergic reactions.
Related topics: Allergies

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Early-life Diet And Can­ine Atopy Can Have A Con­nec­tion

Researchers from the international multidisciplinary research group "DogRisk" at the University of Helsinki have found novel early-life risk factors that impact the prevalence of atopic dermatitis in adult dogs. The results are also interesting for...
Related topics: Diet, Medical Research

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Vitamin D Supplementation May Aid Severe Dermatitis

FRIDAY, Nov. 6, 2020 -- Vitamin D supplementation may aid clinical outcomes for pediatric patients with severe atopic dermatitis, according to a study published online Nov. 3 in Pharmacology Research & Perspectives. Noha O. Mansour, Ph.D.,...
Related topics: Vitamins, Medical Research

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Abbvie Submits Anti-inflammatory Drug Rinvoq For Fda, Europe Approval For Atopic Dermatitis

AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) has taken an important step forward with one of its drug programs. The company announced Monday it has submitted its Rinvoq for approval to both the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Medicines Agency...
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration

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Topical Calcineurin Inhibitors Not Tied To Skin Cancer

THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2020 -- There is no association between use of topical calcineurin inhibitors (TCIs) for the treatment of atopic dermatitis (AD) and an increased risk for skin cancer, according to a study published online Aug. 12 in JAMA...
Related topics: Skin Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Scientists Demonstrate How Genetic Variations Cause Eczema

New research delineates how two relatively common variations in a gene called KIF3A are responsible for an impaired skin barrier that allows increased water loss from the skin, promoting the development of atopic dermatitis, commonly known as...
Related topics: Genetics, Medical Research

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Common Causes Of Pediatric Allergic Contact Dermatitis

'There is currently limited data regarding the pediatric allergic contact dermatitis in the U.S., despite as many as 20% of children having allergic contact dermatitis.' Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Allergies

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No Fracture Risk In Children With Ad Who Use Topical Steroids

'Little has been published about the risk of fracture in children with atopic dermatitis on topical corticosteroids specifically,' one of the study authors, Reese L. Imhof, said. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Medical Research

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Common Protein In Skin Can 'turn On' Allergic Itch

A commonly expressed protein in skin -- periostin -- can directly activate itch-associated neurons in the skin, according to new research. Blocking periostin receptors on these neurons reduced the itch response in a mouse model of atopic dermatitis,...
Related topics: Proteins, Allergies, Neurons, Medical Research

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Pfizer's Eczema Drug Eucrisa Gets Fda Approval For Infants

Pfizer Inc. PFE announced that the FDA has approved a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) for its eczema drug, Eucrisa (crisaborole) ointment, 2%. The sNDA sought label expansion of Eucrisa for the treatment of mild-to-moderate atopic...
Related topics: Pfizer, Food And Drug Administration

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Aaaai: Highlights Of Atopic Dermatitis Research

]]>(MedPage Today) -- Atopic dermatitis, a.k.a. eczema, remains a major clinical problem despite a growing number of agents approved to treat it. At the now-cancelled American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology's annual meeting (shuttered...
Related topics: Medical Research, Allergies, Asthma

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Welcome To Prior-authorization Hell

“What diagnosis do you want to use for those ear drops you sent on Mr. Johnson,” Jenn texted me. “ICD-L21.8 for seborrheic dermatitis?” Sigh. Welcome to prior-authorization hell. These are generic ear drops I ordered for presumed fungal...

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Fda Agrees To Review Regeneron's Dupixent For Use By Younger Children

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted an application from Sanofi (NASDAQ: SNY) and Regeneron Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ: REGN) to review the drug Dupixent for use by children ages 6 to 11 with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis (aka,...
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Sanofi, Nasdaq

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Maternal Depression And Atopic Dermatitis In Children Linked

A recent study suggests that maternal depression in the postpartum period, and even beyond, is associated with the development of atopic dermatitis throughout childhood and adolescence.
Related topics: Depression, Medical Research

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'molecular Missing Link' May Explain Allergic Reactions To Personal Care Products

Boston, MA -- Chemical compounds found in skin creams and other personal care products can cause an allergic reaction in the skin, a common condition known as allergic contact dermatitis (ACD).
Related topics: Allergies

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Will This Fda Decision Set Off These Late-stage Dermatitis Studies?

Dermira shares jumped on Tuesday after the firm announced that the FDA has granted Fast Track designation for lebrikizumab, its treatment moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis.
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration

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Medical News Today: Can Seborrheic Dermatitis Cause Hair Loss?

Seborrheic dermatitis is an inflammatory skin condition that causes an itchy, flaky rash. Rarely, it causes temporary hair loss. Learn how, and what people can to do treat it, here.

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