This section contains articles about eczema and related conditions written by doctors, specialists, journalists and individuals from professional bodies and organisations.

Most recent articles

  • Apr 2015

    Independent King’s Fund report finds major failings in NHS services for people with skin disea...

    A report by the King’s Fund* into a major NHS specialty - dermatology - has identified staff shortages, poor training, inconsistent quality in diagnosis and treatment and large variations ...

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  • FEB 2015

    Swansea University study into common triad of diseases published

    Academics from Swansea University’s College of Medicine, have taken part in a worldwide study into the common diseases of asthma, eczema and hay fever, which is being published in the reno...

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  • JUL 2014

    Controversial preservative is causing acute contact allergy reactions, but the EU has failed to ...

    The EU Commission has made a decision to remove a controversial preservative from cosmetic products. However, the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD), ahead of their annual conferenc...

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  • MAR 2014

    Severe eczema eases with novel biologic

    The novel monoclonal antibody dupilumab dramatically cut the severity of moderate-to-severe adult atopic dermatitis, a phase II trial showed.

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  • JAN 2014

    Is silk the right road for eczema treatment?

    Three hundred children are being recruited for a clinical trial to establish whether or not specialist silk clothing really does help in the treatment of eczema.

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  • Jul 2013

    Eczema may play key role in development of food allergy in infants

    A breakdown of the skin barrier and inflammation in the skin that occurs in eczema could play a key role in triggering food sensitivity in babies, a new study reveals.

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