When Autoimmune Disease Strikes Thrice: Managing Multiple Autoimmune Syndrome

September 20, 2019
By the time Lilly Stairs was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis at the age of 19 — following an arduous series of tests and doctor visits…

FDA News

FDA approves Dupixent for chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps

June 26, 2019
The FDA approved Dupixent for use with other medicines to treat patients with chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps, the agency, Regeneron…

In the JournalsPerspective

S. aureus puts kids with severe eczema at higher risk for food allergy

June 12, 2019
Numerous studies have implicated Staphylococcus aureus in the development of eczema. Now, in a secondary analysis of the Learning About Peanut…

Meeting News

Rosacea, other ‘mimic’ skin conditions often misdiagnosed as rheumatic diseases

May 17, 2019
CLEVELAND — Patients with rosacea, livedoid vasculopathy and allergic contact dermatitis present with a multitude of dermatologic symptoms that…

In the JournalsPerspective

Nearly one-quarter of patients with IBD have a concurrent IMID

April 4, 2019
A Danish cohort study revealed that nearly one-in-four patients with inflammatory bowel disease have another immune mediated inflammatory disease…

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Probiotics do not improve children’s atopic dermatitis treatment

March 19, 2019
Supplementing atopic dermatitis treatment with probiotics does not benefit children, according to research presented at the American Academy of…


Fighting an 'invisible epidemic' during Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month

March 13, 2019
Faced with an increasing incidence and prevalence of autoimmune disease in the United States —approximately 23.5 million Americans are affected…

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FDA approval of Dupixent for AD in teens ‘changes the game plan’

March 12, 2019
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Sanofi announced that the FDA has approved Dupixent for patients aged 12 to 17 years with moderate-to-severe atopic…

In the Journals

Eczema reduces children’s sleep quality

March 4, 2019
Although children with and without atopic dermatitis receive a comparable amount of sleep, children with the condition are more likely to have a…

Meeting News

Breastfeeding lowers childhood eczema risk

February 28, 2019
Mothers who exclusively breastfed for longer than 3 months significantly lowered their child’s risk of eczema, according to findings presented…

In the Journals

Lanadelumab effective against hereditary angioedema attacks

December 5, 2018
Subcutaneous lanadelumab, a monoclonal antibody drug, for 26 weeks significantly reduces attack rates of hereditary angioedema, according to data…

In the Journals

Early-onset atopic dermatitis phenotypes differ between children, adults

May 24, 2018
The skin of children with early-onset atopic dermatitis exhibits significantly different phenotypes when compared with the skin of adults with a

Meeting News

Epigenetic modifications could lead to new IMID biomarkers, therapies

April 27, 2018
BOSTON — Advances in the understanding of epigenetic modifications — changes in gene activity without changes in DNA sequencing —…

Meeting News

IAS 2018: Advances, collaboration in immune-mediated inflammatory diseases

April 26, 2018
BOSTON — Rheumatologists, gastroenterologists, dermatologists, immunologists and other health care providers who care for patients with…


Diagnosis Detective: Deciphering dermatologic symptoms of rheumatic diseases

March 23, 2018
Many rheumatic diseases – including systemic lupus erythematous, scleroderma and the various forms of psoriasis – present with a…

Meeting News

Allergies linked to increased risk for eosinophilic esophagitis

March 5, 2018
Patients who have other allergic diseases are more likely to develop eosinophilic esophagitis, according to research presented at the 2018 American…

Meeting News

ED visits for eczema common, costly

February 27, 2018
In the United States, ED visits for eczema are common, seem to be rising and contribute to a substantial cost-burden, according to findings presented…

Meeting News

Novel hereditary angioedema therapy reduces attacks, treatment-related costs

November 10, 2017
BOSTON — A C1-esterase inhibitor (human) delivered subcutaneously for the treatment of long-term prophylaxis associated with hereditary…

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VIDEO: New treatment developments on the horizon for acute hereditary angioedema

October 28, 2017
BOSTON — The landscape of hereditary angioedema and how it is diagnosed, assessed and treated has been ever-evolving and will continue to…

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Pediatric eczema linked to severe asthma-related hospitalization

October 27, 2017
BOSTON — Although total immunoglobulin E levels were unrelated to severity of hospital stay, children experience increasingly intense hospital…