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Eczema Research

Eczema: Studies for New Treatment

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 10.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

Initially we thought eczema was caused by defects in the epidermal skin barrier, or the outer layer of the skin. Now we know that eczema is an immune-driven disease that in turn causes secondary defects in the epidermal barrier. That's a real paradigm shift.

Gut Bacteria and Childhood Eczema

Leonard Smith | Posted 04.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Leonard Smith

Gut balance during infancy is dependent on factors such as mode of delivery, diet, and administration of probiotics or antibiotics. This early gut microbial development primes immune function that can have life-long effects on health.

Could This Lead To A New Treatment For Eczema?

Posted 10.12.2012 | Healthy Living

People with eczema know how hard it can be to manage the unbearably itchy condition: Faithfully applying steroid creams and avoiding any and all irrit...