Allergies less prevalent in foreign-born AmericansCompared with US-born American children, those born outside the United States are significantly less likely to develop allergic disease, a study in more than 91,600 children aged up to 17 years found.
Severe eczema flags other health problems
Severe eczema flags other health problemsIt seems that severe eczema is associated with a host of other health problems in children, including impaired sleep, asthma, hay fever, food allergies, and, yes, dental problems.
Antibiotic exposure in infancy may boost eczema risk
Antibiotic exposure in infancy may boost eczema riskChildren with eczema are more likely to have been exposed to antibiotics in the first year of life, recent research suggests.
Evening primrose oil ineffective for eczemaA review of therapeutic alternatives for the treatment of eczema revealed that evening primrose oil and borage oil don’t have an effect on the condition.
Eczema risks drop when parents clean pacifiers with spit
Eczema risks drop when parents clean pacifiers with spitParents who use their own saliva to clean their child’s pacifier may be helping to reduce their child’s likelihood of suffering from eczema and allergies.
Parent’s saliva cleans pacifiers, deters allergiesMoms and dads who clean their babies’ pacifiers by sucking on them may be boosting their infants’ immune systems by passing along oral microbes that help deter allergy development.
Gluten sensitivity covers a wide spectrumTraditional teaching about celiac disease (CD) ignores the wide spectrum of this condition, which affects many atopic patients, a clinician says.
Peanuts, eggs given early could prevent allergiesIntroducing peanuts, eggs, and cow’s milk into babies’ diets when they are aged as young as 4 months might actually prevent allergies to these foods from developing.
PuriCore partners with Onset DermatologicsPuriCore, a water-based clean technology company, has entered into a marketing partnership with Onset Dermatologics.
Fast food blamed for asthma, eczema in kidsChildren and adolescents who eat 3 or more meals from fast food restaurants each week are at increased risk for asthma and severe eczema, according to latest findings from an ongoing international study.