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

Most recent articles

  • 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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  • Jun 2013

    DermaSilk in long-term treatment of infantile atopic dermatitis

    A recent clinical study found that using DermaSilk as part of the overall management of atopic dermatitis led to reduced usage of topical steroids and helped with other symptoms such as itch...

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  • Jun 2013

    Antibiotics increase eczema risk in children

    Use of antibiotics in early life may increase the risk of developing eczema by up to 40 per cent, according to a new study in the British Journal of Dermatology.

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