Groundbreaking new topical treatment for Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)

June 4, 2016, Featured in Immunotherapy, 0 Comments

There are different types of eczema. The most common type is atopic dermatitis (AD). AD is a chronic, pruritic, inflammatory skin condition that is associated with immune dysregulation and epidermal barrier dysfunction. The most obvious symptoms of AD are intense itching, along with red, dry skin that is sometimes scaly. The severity can range from mild to severe. It usually starts in early childhood. Most cases first develop in children under the age of 5 years. It is unusual to develop AD for the first time after the age of 20. At the moment, about 1 in 5 schoolchildren have some degree of AD. However, statistics show that it is becoming more common year on year in developed countries. There is no cure but treatment can usually control or ease …