atopic dermatitis

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.
Four drug categories can help to better manage chronic itch
Four drug categories can help to better manage chronic itchSuccessful treatment of chronic pruritus requires recognizing that its origins might not be as clear-cut as formerly thought, an expert says.
Dupilumab promising in treatment of atopic dermatitisThe human monoclonal antibody dupilumab has shown promising results in treating moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis in a series of phase 2 studies as both monotherapy and in combination with topical glucocorticoids.
Wet wraps relieve eczema in kidsWet wrap therapy can effectively heal eczema in children with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis, reducing the need for medication, a new study shows.
Researchers say atopic dermatitis is lifelong condition
Researchers say atopic dermatitis is lifelong conditionChildren with atopic dermatitis (AD), or eczema, don’t necessarily grow out of the disease, as was previously believed, according to a new study.
Does gluten drive skin disease?
Does gluten drive skin disease?Gluten and gluten-sensitive enteropathy have become hot topics among the lay public and in medical practices. John Zone, M.D., from the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, discusses how gluten sensitive enteropathy may impact many areas of dermatology.
Researchers ID underlying cause of atopic dermatitis
Researchers ID underlying cause of atopic dermatitisStaphylococci bacteria on the skin’s surface can produce a biofilm that occludes the sweat ducts, which results in atopic dermatitis and eczema, according to results of a recent study.
Boy with worst-case dermatitis
Boy with worst-case dermatitisYou are called to the emergency room to see an ill-looking, 13-year-old boy with a severe flare of his atopic dermatitis associated with fever, malaise, and chills, which started a week ago.
Poster highlights from MauiDerm 2014Couldn't make it to MauiDerm 2014? Here is a brief collection of some of the poster presentations from the conference.