News tagged with atopic dermatitis

Moisturising newborns prevents allergies: Japan study

Applying moisturiser to a newborn baby's skin could help prevent eczema and even food allergies in later life, possibly offering a cheap and easy way to combat a growing global problem, a Japanese institute said Friday.

Oct 03, 2014
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Wet wraps cut need for drugs in kids with eczema

The number of children with atopic dermatitis, often referred to as eczema, is on the rise. Some estimate that one in five children in the U.S. now suffers from the painful, itchy skin condition. In an effort ...

Jul 08, 2014
popularity 5 / 5 (1) | comments 0

Helping your child cope with a chronic medical condition

Chronic illness takes a significant toll on children, but the psychological toll can often go overlooked. Children with chronic illness are twice as likely to have more emotional or behavioral challenges in comparison to ...

Mar 01, 2013
popularity 1 / 5 (1) | comments 0

Atopic dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis (AD) (a type of eczema) is an inflammatory, chronically relapsing, non-contagious and pruritic skin disease. It has been given names like "prurigo Besnier," "neurodermitis," "endogenous eczema," "flexural eczema," "infantile eczema," and "prurigo diathsique".

This text uses material from Wikipedia licensed under CC BY-SA