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Atopic Dermatitis: New Drugs Needed
Options for treating atopic dermatitis topically are far too limited, a review has found.
Perceived stress and atopic dermatitis (AD) are associated, a Korean study finds.
Adults with atopic dermatitis are at greater risk of systemic infections.
Children are less likely to have atopic dermatitis when their mothers have higher levels of vitamin D.
While it has been known for some time that psoriasis patients are at increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease and other comorbidities, new research has shown that these patients also have a higher risk of developing aortic aneurysms.
Many psoriasis patients wish they were better informed of the significant impact their skin condition would have on their physical and mental health, according to results from Psoriasis in America 2016, a Health Union national survey.
Children suffering from generalized pustular psoriasis (GPP), who haven’t been responding favorably to traditional therapies, can potentially benefit from biologics treatment.
This most recent trial of the investigational agent E6005 follows on a previous study that evidenced benefit in adult patients.
Whether applied to skin that is presoaked or dry, there is no difference in the effectiveness of topical corticosteroids in treating atopic dermatitis, according to a new controlled comparison study in children.

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