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Battling Eczema: Kai's Skin Care Routine

Along with Kai’s Food Allergies came a nasty, tricky, unpredictable case of Eczema. In order to win this battle I have to keep a tight routine for Kai that I have worked on simply using trail and error. 576 more words

Should I Supplement My Child with Probiotics?

Written by Jeff Blattner and Collin Blattner, DO
Edited by Paul M. Graham, DO

Parents constantly inquire about what they can do to protect their child from the development of skin diseases. 612 more words

Skin Disease

Dupilumab–New Life Saving Drug for Moderate-Severe Eczema/Atopic Dermatitis

Anyone who suffers from eczema understands how unbearable constant oozing rash and all-around itch can negatively affect their lives and will appreciate Dupilumab. This week, 2 clinical trials (SOLO1, SOLO2) for phase 3, monoclonal antibody dupilumab showed promising evidence of reducing rash in moderate-severe eczema patients by nearly 40%. 115 more words

A Natural Remedy For Eczema

According to a definition on Wikipedia, Eczema is a medical condition in which patches of skin become rough and inflamed, with blisters that cause itching and bleeding, sometimes resulting from a reaction to irritation (eczematous dermatitis) but more typically having no obvious external cause. 628 more words

Forever Living

Do you think there is sufficient evidence for the "hygiene hypothesis"?

Brief history of the Hygiene hypothesis reveals robust evidence for the original concept. That original concept is preceded by at least two key studies that birthed the essential feature of the concept, namely, inverse correlation between infection history and risk of autoimmunity or allergies. 1,478 more words

MS (Multiple Sclerosis)

Eczema Week: So what actually IS eczema?

It’s National Eczema Week! Did you know that? No? Now you do – one more person is ‘aware’. Excellent.

Except knowing that it’s the designated week or day or month for a specific cause isn’t really being ‘aware’ of said cause, and even being ‘aware’ doesn’t do… 875 more words