atopic dermatitis

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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.
Alternative medicine for atopic dermatitisAtopic dermatitis (AD) is a common, chronic inflammatory disorder affecting 15% to 30% of pediatric patients.
Childhood skin disease has unique challengesTherapeutics is one of the most significant challenges in pediatric dermatology. Children have been identified as “therapeutic orphans”, with few options that have FDA-approved pediatric indications. Access to new and novel treatments like biologics is especially limited. Supportive legislation, beginning with the Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act (bpca.nichd.nih.gov), has marked the dawn of a new era.
Bleach-based gel wash may improve severe atopic dermatitisPositive results of an open-label, multicenter trial support the use of a gel body wash containing 0.006 percent sodium hypochlorite (CLn Body Wash, Top MD Skin Care) as an adjunct in the management of atopic dermatitis (AD), according to researchers who presented their findings at the 2014 annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Spotlight on atopic dermatitis treatments
Spotlight on atopic dermatitis treatmentsPediatric dermatologists say a renewed interest in studying atopic dermatitis treatments could mean exciting times for the millions of children who suffer with the quality-of-life-altering itch and more.
Vitamin D may help prevent infections with atopic dermatitis (VIDEO)Learn how supplementation of Vitamin D may help prevent and decrease the risk of skin infections for those with atopic dermatitis.