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Monday, June 19, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, Eczema

CARD11 Mutations May Lead to AD

Researchers have identified mutations in a gene called CARD11 that may lead to atopic dermatitis. Their findings, reported in Nature Genetics, also suggest that some of these defects…

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Monday, June 19, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Study Findings Cast Doubt on Link Between Eczema and Cardiovascular Disease

Despite recent findings to the contrary, a new study in the British Journal of Dermatology has found that eczema is likely not associated with an increase in cardiovascular risk factors or diseases. …

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Tuesday, June 06, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates

FDA Clears Clarify Medical Core Technology for At-home UVB Phototherapy

The US Food and Drug Administration has cleared the Clarify Medical Phototherapy System for marketing, and the new smart, at-home UVB phototherapy system will be available to patients with chronic ski…

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, Psoriasis

Tweaking TWEAK May Cool Inflammation in Pso and AD

New research pinpoints a common driver of skin inflammation in both psoriasis and atopic dermatitis. The findings, published in the May 22, 2017 issue of Nature Communications, showed that TWE…

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Thursday, May 04, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Atopic Dermatitis , Eczema, Leo

LEO Pharma U.S. Welcomes Judit H. Nyirady as Vice President of Medical Strategy & Scientific Affairs

Judit H. Nyirady, MD, MBA, is the new Vice President of Medical Strategy & Scientific Affairs at LEO Pharma Inc. In this role, she will be responsible for the medical and scientific affairs str…

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, Atopic Derm, Atopic Dermatitis , Eczema

Topical Cannabinoids May Soothe Itchy Skin

Cannabinoids contain anti-inflammatory properties that may make them useful in the treatment of a wide-range of skin diseases including  eczema, psoriasis, atopic and contact dermatitis, accordin…

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 | FDA Approval/Clearance, PracticalDermatology.com, Regeneron, Sanofi

FDA Approves New Eczema Drug Dupixent

The FDA has approved Dupixent (dupilumab) injection to treat adults with moderate-to-severe eczema (atopic dermatitis). Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s Dupixent is intended for patients whose ec…

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Monday, March 20, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

No Antibiotics Needed For Mild Infected Eczema in Kids

Oral or topical antibiotics are not effective for treating milder clinically infected eczema in children, a new study shows. In the study of 113 children with clinical, non-severely infected eczema…

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Tuesday, March 07, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

New Research Closes In On Personalized AD Therapy

New research on skin lipids may pave the way toward personalized therapies for atopic dermatitis. Researchers can now identify the precise lipids found in the skin of people who have atopic dermati…

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Wednesday, March 01, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Skin Diseases Remain Major Cause of Disability

Skin diseases are the fourth leading cause of disability worldwide, according to the Global Burden of Disease 2013 Study which appears online in JAMA Dermatology. For the study, researchers estimat…

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Wednesday, March 01, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, American Academy of Dermatology

AAD Launches SkinSerious Campaign

The American Academy of Dermatology is launching a new campaign to raise awareness of the breadth of serious skin diseases as well as the critical role dermatologists play in an era of team-based heal…

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Monday, February 13, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Intramuscular Flu Shots May Mitigate Staph Risk In AD Patients

Staphylococcus colonization of atopic dermatitis patients’ skin is associated with a weaker response to intradermal flu shots, according to a new study which suggests that intramuscular flu…

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Friday, February 10, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Cochrane Review: All Moisturizers Created Equally for Eczema

No one moisturizer is better than another when it comes to relieving the symptoms of eczema, according to a new Cochrane Review. Overall, most moisturizers show beneficial effects for eczema, work …

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Monday, February 06, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, Atopic Dermatitis , Eczema, PuraCap

PuraCap: Video Available to Educate Families, Children

A new video from PuraCap® Pharmaceutical explores the effects of childhood eczema and how parents and kids can find relief. As many as one out of every three kids suffe…

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Monday, January 30, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com

Realm Therapeutics Submits Investigational New Drug Application for PR022 for Atopic Dermatitis

Realm Therapeutics plc submitted its first investigational new drug (IND) application to the FDA for PR022 as a novel treatment for atopic dermatitis (AD).  Pending acceptance, the IND will enabl…

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