When is that itch a fungus?

2017-10-20 10:30

Psoriasis, eczema and fungal infections can look similar at a glance. But how do you know when it’s a fungal infection?

Link between eczema and heart disease disputed

2017-06-28 10:51

People with a form of eczema called atopic dermatitis may not be more likely to have heart trouble.

Eczema can lower effectiveness of flu shot

2017-02-14 16:01

People who struggle with eczema should get vaccinated into the muscles, not the skin, a new study suggests.

Is it really nappy rash?

2016-04-26 11:23

While nappy rash is a common complaint, it's important to know exactly what you're dealing within order to know how to treat it.

Treating eczema

2016-02-22 12:24

The most important treatment for the eczema is to moisturise the skin and to relieve the itch.

Probiotics help for eczema but not allergies in kids

2015-06-15 12:24

Infants whose moms took probiotics whilst breastfeeding were less likely to develop eczema but were still at risk of other allergies, a new study suggests.

Eczema associated with osteoporosis-related fractures

2015-01-05 08:44

A new study suggests that people who suffer from eczema may be more likely to suffer from osteoporosis and related fractures.

Moisturising newborns prevents allergies

2014-10-06 10:25

Moisturising your newborn's skin regularly could help prevent eczema and food allergies later in life.

Stress during pregnancy linked to asthma in kids

2014-04-07 10:47

Researchers calculated that the likelihood of having asthma or eczema as a teenager was substantially higher among children of mothers who experienced stressful life events during their pregnancies.


Eczema can be worse for adults

2017-07-31 09:49

This chronic skin condition may interfere with daily life, and symptoms can be even harder for adults to deal with.

Silk clothes won't soothe eczema itch

2017-04-13 11:15

Although scratching or rubbing areas affected by eczema worsens the condition, different clothing does not offer a solution to eczema.

Eczema linked to much more than your skin

2016-08-01 11:43

Eczema is not just skin-deep; the disease can have a serious impact on patients' quality of life and overall health, both physically and mentally, according to an expert.

Causes of eczema

2016-02-22 12:24

Factors that may exacerbate eczema include irritants and allergens.

Can eczema be outgrown?

2016-02-22 12:23

Eczema may be completely outgrown around puberty. It is rare for eczema to continue into old age.

Varicose veins can be dangerous

2015-05-08 10:57

Varicose veins could be a sign of a more serious underlying condition.

Infants with eczema may be more prone to peanut allergy

2014-12-03 16:18

There is a growing body of evidence suggesting that exposure to peanuts via a damaged skin barrier may increase the risk of peanut allergy.

Vitamin D might help kids with eczema

2014-10-20 08:24

Researchers have found that taking a daily vitamin D supplement may greatly reduce uncomfortable symptoms associated with childhood eczema.

Eczema in kids: tips that work

2014-07-25 12:25

Chronic, severe eczema can have a serious impact on a child – both physically and emotionally.

Eczema sufferers may react to skin lotions

2013-12-13 11:18

People with eczema are especially vulnerable to allergic reactions to certain preservatives in lotions and creams.

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