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'Hard' Tap Water Linked to Eczema in Babies June 02, 2016

Skin condition seems more likely in areas with high mineral content in water, study finds

New 'Second Skin' Temporarily Smoothes Wrinkles May 09, 2016

This invisible layer could restore youthful appearance for up to 24 hours

Health Tip: Got Eczema? April 28, 2016

Consider a bleach bath if your dermatologist approves

Special Infant Formulas Don't Shield Against Asthma, Allergies: Study March 09, 2016

Review of nearly 70 years of data found no protective effect; experts urge breast-feeding instead

Safe Treatments Available for Expectant Moms' Skin Conditions March 04, 2016

But dermatologist recommends using only the mildest effective ones

Allergies, Asthma Tied to Lower Risk of Brain Cancer February 05, 2016

Researchers found 30 percent lower odds for those with respiratory allergies and eczema

Kids With Asthma, Allergies May Face Higher Heart Risk Factors: Study December 08, 2015

Risk doubles for high cholesterol and blood pressure, but danger to any one child is low, findings suggest

Melatonin Might Help Sleepless Kids With Eczema, Study Finds November 24, 2015

But treating skin condition is still best approach, expert says

Making Headway Toward Causes of Eczema October 19, 2015

Researchers say they now know of 31 gene variants linked to the skin condition

Psoriasis, Cold Sores Most Stigmatized Skin Disorders: Survey October 09, 2015

Results show how misunderstood the conditions are, researchers say

Mouse Study Hints at Treatment for Itch-Related Ills Like Eczema June 11, 2015

Rodents with a certain gene had runaway itch, but those without it did not, scientists say

Medical Bills Another Burden for Eczema Patients: Study March 04, 2015

U.S. adults with the skin condition spent over $29 billion in out-of-pocket health costs in 2012

Could a Dishwasher Raise Your Child's Allergy, Asthma Risk? February 23, 2015

Study found children from homes that hand-washed dishes had less allergic disease

Eczema Cream for Children Not a Cancer Risk, Study Finds February 18, 2015

Company-funded research followed nearly 7,500 kids over 10 years

Eczema Linked to Other Health Problems January 23, 2015

Study finds higher risk of heart disease, stroke in people with the skin condition

Health Tip: What's Causing my Child's Eczema? January 05, 2015

These are common triggers

Having Eczema Won't Make You Shorter December 10, 2014

Though a few kids who also have sleep trouble may grow slower, study says

Health Tip: Easing Hand Eczema November 28, 2014

Gloves can help protect the skin

Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study November 25, 2014

If damaged skin exposed to peanut proteins in household dust, chances of allergy higher, researcher says

Eczema Cases Rising Among U.S. Children: Report November 24, 2014

For most, proper skin care and topical treatments help, experts say

Eczema Tied to Bone Fracture Risk in Study October 30, 2014

Risk was small; distractions caused by itch and sleep problems are possible factors, experts say

Childhood Peanut Allergy May Be Linked to Skin Gene Mutation October 24, 2014

Study bolsters the dual-allergen-exposure theory, expert says

Taking a 'Selfie' May Help With Dermatology Care, Study Shows October 22, 2014

Emailing pics of eczema lesions to physicians worked nearly as well as in-person visits, researchers say

Vitamin D Might Help Kids With Eczema October 17, 2014

Researchers saw some improvement in winter-related symptoms

New Eczema Drug Shows Promise in Early Trials July 10, 2014

Dupilumab eased severity of itching, lesions for those suffering chronic cases of skin disease

Childhood Eczema Often Persists Into Adulthood, Study Finds April 02, 2014

There are steps people can take to reduce or ease flare-ups, experts say

Health Tip: Is That Itchy Skin Eczema? February 28, 2014

Here are typical symptoms

Dermatologist Offers Tips on Dry Winter Skin December 28, 2013

Keep showers short, apply moisturizer, wear soft fabrics such as cotton

Probiotics Don't Prevent Childhood Asthma, Study Finds December 11, 2013

But they may have other benefits, including prevention of eczema

Health Tip: Soothing Baby's Eczema November 26, 2013

First, get the pediatrician's OK

Staph Bacteria May Play Role in Eczema-Like Rash, Mouse Study Finds October 30, 2013

A toxin released by the germ might trigger symptoms in certain cases, scientists say

Allergies, Asthma Show Links to ADHD: Study August 23, 2013

All three conditions on the rise, but it's unclear whether ADHD risk is affected by others

Skin Allergies Can Flare Up in Summer Heat August 18, 2013

Seasonal pitfalls include poison ivy, worsening eczema and hives, expert warns

Health Tip: If You Have Hand Eczema August 07, 2013

Moisturize to help ease symptoms

Researchers Focus on Eczema-Food Allergy Link July 19, 2013

Breakdown in skin barrier that occurs with eczema could play role in food sensitivity, study says

Health Tip: Help Prevent Hand Eczema July 09, 2013

Keep hands dry

Got an Itch? Mouse Study May Help Explain Why May 23, 2013

Itch is a sensation distinct from others, such as pain, researchers say

Dog DNA May Yield Clues to Human Eczema May 10, 2013

Findings point to abnormal skin barrier as culprit, researchers say

Kids on Medicaid May Face Barriers to Eczema Treatment May 03, 2013

Study investigated access to dermatologists for children with the skin condition

Fast Food Tied to Asthma, Eczema and Hay Fever in Kids January 14, 2013

Study isn't conclusive, but it's another reason to make healthier choices, expert says

Tips to Avoid Dry Skin During Winter January 06, 2013

Drink water, apply thick moisturizer, avoid harsh cleansers

Health Tip: If You Have Eczema August 24, 2012

Suggestions that may help avoid a flare

Health Tip: Keep Your Child's Eczema at Bay July 26, 2012

Make the bathwater warm, not hot

Prenatal Exposure to Common Household Chemical Linked to Eczema June 27, 2012

Butyl benzyl phthalate is used in vinyl flooring, artificial leather

Smoke Exposure Late in Pregnancy Might Boost Baby's Eczema Risk March 05, 2012

But study finds no raised risk for skin condition from exposure early in pregnancy or after birth

Pleasure in Scratching an Itch May Depend on Location February 02, 2012

Sensation is especially intense in ankles, researchers say