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Options for Eczema
Many adults with eczema may be missing out on new treatments for the condition, according to a new report.
There's a New Rx for Eczema
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat eczema.
A New Player in Eczema Treatment
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for a common skin disease called eczema.
Got Eczema? How About Health Care?
Eczema is a frustrating problem — it itches, and you don’t look your best in sleeveless tops. And you may have trouble getting access to health care.
This Eczema Treatment May Be Safe for Kids
For parents of kids with the red, itchy skin that comes with eczema, finding an effective treatment is a top priority. And so is making sure the treatment doesn't have unsafe side effects. One common treatment may be safer than once thought.
Eczema Patients Didn't Come Up Short
It's itchy, dry, and bothersome and can even affect your sleep quality — but eczema doesn't likely affect your adult height, despite claims from past research.
Kids' Eczema Tied to Warts and Infection
The exact cause of childhood eczema is not known, but it may involve an issue with the immune system that increases the risk of other health problems.
Eczema May Stick Around for Life
It's not uncommon for children to experience symptoms of eczema, a skin condition also called atopic dermatitis. It is less understood how long those symptoms last for individuals.
Antibiotic Use in Infancy Could Increase Risk of Asthma
The number of people with asthma has significantly increased over the last three decades. Different medical exposures during infancy may have something to do with the rising number.
Getting a Handle on Hand Eczema in Young Adults
Issues with the skin, especially skin on the hands, can interfere with many different aspects of life. To better predict the presence of a certain skin condition on the hands — eczema — the authors of a new study followed young adults for eight years.