The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and World Health Organization advise that hand washing is critical to slowing the spread of infection, but patients with dermatitis may need further guidance from their dermatologists.
A murine model showed success in treating atopic dermatitis by activating natural killer cells instead of suppressing the immune response. The Dermatologist spoke with researcher Brian S. Kim, MD, about the future of this immunotherapeutic strategy.
Patients with eczema often wonder if their diet can affect their disease severity. In an interview with The Dermatologist, Aaron Drucker, MD, discussed his study on the role of gluten as a risk factor for inflammatory disease severity.
Esther A. Balogh, MD, Elnara Muradova, MS, Lindsay C. Strowd, MD, FAAD
Genetic polymorphisms and defects are commonly found in patients with atopic dermatitis. A more personalized therapy that considers individual genetics and pathogenesis may provide a more effective treatment approach.
Several studies showed associations between atopic dermatitis and various diseases and conditions, from depression to cardiovascular disease. Here is how dermatologists can translate the latest evidence on comorbidities into practice.
Research has barely scratched the surface of what we can learn about the relationships between immunity and inflammatory skin disease. A leading expert discusses the implications of emerging and future research on managing AD.