Tag Archives: Eczema

Smoke Exposure Late in Pregnancy Might Boost Baby’s Eczema Risk

Screening Moms-to-Be for Thyroid Trouble May Not Help Offspring

SATURDAY, March 3 (HealthDay News) — A mother’s exposure to tobacco smoke during the last three months of pregnancy may increase the risk that her child will develop the allergic skin condition eczema during infancy, a new study suggests. The study authors pointed out that it is already known that …

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New Eczema Drug Promising in Early Trial

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By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) — An experimental drug may significantly reduce the itching and improve the appearance of moderate to severe eczema, a new, preliminary trial finds. Nemolizumab is a man-made, injectable antibody that acts against the protein that has been identified as playing …

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Breastfeeding May Cut Kids’ Eczema Risk

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SATURDAY, Feb. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Children who were breastfed exclusively in their first few months of life were less likely to develop the chronic skin condition known as eczema, a new study finds. For the study, researchers analyzed data on the health, development and dietary patterns of 1,520 …

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Why Do Some Kids With Eczema Develop Food Allergies?

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WEDNESDAY, Feb. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Researchers have added to a growing body of evidence that skin plays a major role in food allergies. Their study of 62 children with eczema found that those with food allergies had skin irregularities not present on others. Those irregularities included a lack …

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