atopic dermatitis

Study identifies molecular mechanisms behind AD
Study identifies molecular mechanisms behind ADAccording to researchers, abnormalities in the skin barrier and in the immune system that characterize atopic dermatitis can be reversed by drugs that narrowly target the immune signaling proteins interleukin (IL)-4 and -13.
Developments in management for atopic dermatitis
Developments in management for atopic dermatitisNew topical and systemic medications are being developed specifically for atopic dermatitis (AD). New guidelines of care for the management of AD are being issued by the American Academy of Dermatology, and ongoing research in other areas may change the approach to AD management in the future. Meanwhile, strategies are needed to combat steroid phobia.
Latest advice on managing atopic dermatitis
Latest advice on managing atopic dermatitisThe bad news is that office visits for atopic dermatitis are on the rise; the good news is that the condition usually responds to topical therapy and vigilant skin care, according to a clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Study explores atopic dermatitis-food allergy link
Study explores atopic dermatitis-food allergy linkAn animal study published online Nov. 3 in the Journal of Clinical Investigation links skin sensitization, gastrointestinal inflammation and food allergy.
Online follow-ups compare well with in-office care
Online follow-ups compare well with in-office careResults of a new study suggest the extent to which new ways of delivering dermatological services could improve outcomes and ease access to care.
FDA drug approvals-November 2014FDA drug approvals, fast-track designations
Daily dose of vitamin D combats seasonal atopic dermatitisResults of a recent study suggest that daily treatment with a vitamin D supplement significantly reduces the symptoms of winter-related atopic dermatitis.
Relief for winter dermatitis in kidsWhat was the impact of daily vitamin D on the symptoms of winter-related atopic dermatitis in a group of Mongolian children?
Report examines links between breast-feeding, atopic dermatitisOver the past few decades, efforts to slow the increase in cases of pediatric atopic dermatitis (AD), combined with a focus on the health benefits of breast-feeding, have led to the question of whether breast-feeding can reduce the risk of AD.
Managing eczema
Managing eczemaPrevalence of atopic dermatitis is on the rise, ranging from 10% to 20% in the United States and other developed countries.