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Study reveals a reduced risk of teenage eczema in breastfed babies

Thursday, November 16, 2017 -- A new study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Pediatrics, indicates that the babies whose mothers were offered support to breastfeed completely for a prolonged period from birth have a 54% lesser eczema risk at the age of 16.

Water baths just as effective as bleach baths at reducing severity of eczema

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 -- For patients suffering from eczema (atopic dermatitis), dermatologists will sometimes recommend bleach baths to decrease bacterial infection and reduce symptoms.

Children With Eczema and Food Allergies At Increased Risk of Developing Asthma

Monday, November 20, 2017 -- Interview with: Malcolm R. Sears, MB ChB Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health St Joseph’s Healthcare and McMaster University Ontario Canada. What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Response: The Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal … Continue reading →

Should Bleach Baths Be Used To Treat Eczema?

Monday, November 20, 2017 -- Interview with: Dr. Jonathan L. Silverberg MD PhD MPH Assistant Professor in Dermatology Medical Social Sciences and Preventive Medicine Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Response: Bleach baths … Continue reading →

Children who have atopic dermatitis at age one more likely to develop asthma and food allergies

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 -- Children at one year old who have eczema or atopic dermatitis (AD) and are sensitized to an allergen are seven times more likely than other infants to develop asthma, and significantly more likely to have a food allergy by age three.