First, investigators of this study tracked the diets of about 2,000 pregnant women from their third trimester and examined feeding practices through their babies’ first year of life. Their follow-up inquiry looked at the health, development, and dietary patterns for 1,520 of these children at six years of age.
"Our study found there are significant differences in the skin of people with AD than in those without the condition. Furthermore, we found African Americans with AD have more inflammation than European Americans with the condition," said Dr. Emma Guttman-Yassky.
To mark the event, EFA has also released a new report titled Itching for Life: Quality of Life and costs for people living with severe atopic eczema in Europe. The report highlights the reality of AD, which come from the largest-ever Quality of Life survey about the condition.
“By applying bacteria from a healthy source to the skin of people with atopic dermatitis, we aim to alter the skin microbiome in a way that will relieve symptoms and free people from the burden of constant treatment,” said the trial’s principal investigator, NIAID’s Dr. Ian Myles.
A new study looking at the 100 best-selling full-body moisturizing products has found that many make inaccurate claims of hypoallergenicity. Also, those products identified as ‘dermatologist-recommended’ tend to have elevated prices. Both factors can contribute to patients with skin conditions having difficulty finding affordable, non-irritating products.
Routine prescription of narrow-band ultraviolet (UV) light therapy for severe psoriasis and eczema could reduce the need for oral and topical medications and improve outcomes, researchers report online in PLOS One (Aug. 3, 2017).
Investigators from the University of Dundee in Scotland examined the outcomes of 1,800 patients with severe psoriasis who received UV treatment over a six-year period. Of those patie...
Cannabinoids contain anti-inflammatory properties that could make them useful in the treatment of a wide-range of skin conditions, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colo.