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Skin defences point to eczema therapies

The body’s own natural defences could be harnessed in a potential therapy for a common skin condition, research suggests. The discovery may help create new treatments for atopic eczema, which affects around one in five children and one in 20 adults in the UK. Dermatitis Also called atopic dermatitis or AD, the condition causes distressing …

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Bad eczema flare-ups may be caused by strains of bacteria

Particular strains of Staphylococcus aureus bacteria have been linked to skin irritation in children with eczema, suggesting that the microbes that live on our skin play a role in the disorder. Eczema affects up to 20 per cent of children, periodically causing bouts of dry and itchy skin. The bacterium Staphylococcus aureus, which is commonly …

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