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The Many Complications Faced by Patients With Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis (AD) can be complicated by infections, allergic and nonallergic comorbidities and quality of life impairments.  Understanding the severity of the disease and its comorbidities and how it affects vulnerable populations is important...
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Should Eczema Treatment Plans Vary For Skin Based On Levels of Melanin? Dr. Nada...

Should Eczema treatments vary based on skin color? It’s a question that many physicians have asked and Dr. Nada Elbuluk of The Skin of Color Society is helping us get to the bottom of things. Here’s what...

S. aureus Agr Virulence Tied to Atopic Dermatitis in Infants

Expression of functional Agr system in S. aureus needed for epidermal colonization in mice Skin colonization by Staphylococcus aureus is associated with the risk for developing atopic dermatitis (AD), and infants who do not develop AD primarily exhibit...

Fetal, Early-Life Exposures May Impact Young Adult Bone Health

Specifically, maternal smoking and breastfeeding tied to fracture risk in young adulthood Factors during gestation and infancy may impact bone health in young adulthood, according to a study published online July 8 in the Journal...

Gilead Presents Additional Data on Efficacy of Remdesivir for COVID-19

Pharma company says there is further evidence remdesivir may reduce deaths, hasten recovery There is more good news on the effectiveness of the antiviral drug remdesivir against COVID-19, according to new clinical trial results from...

WHO to Lead Investigation of COVID-19 Pandemic Origins

The World Health Organization will lead an international investigation into the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic in China. Two WHO experts -- one in animal health and another in epidemiology -- were to arrive in...

Diabetes-Related Lower-Extremity Complications Increasing

Diabetes-related lower-extremity complications (DRLECs) are a large and increasing contributor to the global burden of disability, according to a study published online March 5 in Diabetes Care. Yuqi Zhang, from the Queensland University of Technology in...

Stressful Life Events May Up CHD Risk in Type 2 Diabetes

Higher levels of stressful life events are associated with a higher risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) among postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online June 4 in Diabetes Care. Junmei...

Weight in Adolescence Tied to Early-Onset Type 2 Diabetes

Obesity in adolescence significantly increases the risk for incidence of type 2 diabetes in early adulthood in both sexes, according to a study published online April 22 in Diabetes Care. Gilad Twig, M.D., Ph.D., from the...

Lower Lean Body Mass With Aging May Up Diabetes Incidence in Men

Changes in total lean body mass with aging are associated with the development of diabetes among men and women, according to a study published online April 30 in the Journal of the Endocrine Society. Rita...

Outcomes Similar for COVID-19 in Patients With & Without HIV

Persons with HIV (PWH) hospitalized with COVID-19 have similar outcomes to demographically-matched patients without HIV, according to a study published online June 28 in Clinical Infectious Diseases. Keith Sigel, M.D., Ph.D., from the Icahn School of...