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
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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
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
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
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