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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29233462/recent-advancement-to-prevent-the-development-of-allergy-and-allergic-diseases-and-therapeutic-strategy-in-the-perspective-of-barrier-dysfunction
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REVIEW
Osamu Natsume, Yukihiro Ohya
Therapeutic strategy in late 20th century to prevent allergic diseases was derived from a conceptual framework of allergens elimination which was as same as that of coping with them after their onset. Manifold trials were implemented; however, most of them failed to verify the effectiveness of their preventive measures. Recent advancement of epidemiological studies and cutaneous biology revealed epidermal barrier dysfunction plays a major role of allergen sensitization and development of atopic dermatitis which ignites the inception of allergy march...
December 7, 2017: Allergology International: Official Journal of the Japanese Society of Allergology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29232822/microglia-m2a-polarization-as-potential-link-between-food-allergy-and-autism-spectrum-disorders
#2
REVIEW
Hans O Kalkman, Dominik Feuerbach
Atopic diseases are frequently co-morbid with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Allergic responses are associated with an activation of mast cells, innate lymphoid cells, and Th2 cells. These cells produce type-2 cytokines (IL4 and IL13), which stimulate microglia and macrophages to adopt a phenotype referred to as 'alternative activation' or 'M2A'. M2A-polarized macrophages and microglia play a physiological role in tissue repair by secreting growth factors such as brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and insulin-like growth factor-1...
December 9, 2017: Pharmaceuticals
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29223299/burden-of-skin-pain-in-atopic-dermatitis
#3
Paras P Vakharia, Rishi Chopra, Ryan Sacotte, Kevin R Patel, Vivek Singam, Neha Patel, Supriya Immaneni, Takeshia White, Robert Kantor, Derek Y Hsu, Jonathan I Silverberg
BACKGROUND: Atopic dermatitis (AD) is associated with itch, skin inflammation and barrier disruption, and scratching, all of which may be associated with skin pain. OBJECTIVE: To characterize the patient burden of skin pain in AD. METHODS: We performed a prospective dermatology practice-based study using questionnaires and evaluation by a dermatologist. RESULTS: Overall, 305 patients (age range, 13-97 years) were included in the study, with 564 encounters...
December 2017: Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29221586/dermatite-atop%C3%A3-que-images-h%C3%A3-storiques-historical-images-of-atopic-dermatitis
#4
B Cribier
Atopic dermatitis has been described under many names before the XXth century, and first illustrated in the early XIXth century. This article presents historical images from the first volumes of Robert Willan to the Pratique dermatologique, the first encyclopedy published in 1900. Many accurate clinical descriptions of the disease can be found in the early treaties of dermatology, including the one published by Thomas Carrere in 1740. Since then, Alibert and Rayer in France, Hebra and Neumann in Vienna and Duhring and Fox in the USA illustrated their atlases with spectacular images of adults or children suffering from AD, or from other diseases that might have been considered as eczema infantile...
January 2017: Annales de Dermatologie et de Vénéréologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29218605/oxymatrine-sensitizes-the-hacat-cells-to-the-ifn-%C3%AE-pathway-and-downregulates-mdc-icam-1-and-socs1-by-activating-p38-jnk-and-akt
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Chun-Jie Gao, Pei-Jun Ding, Li-Li Yang, Xu-Feng He, Meng-Jiao Chen, Dong-Ming Wang, Yan-Xin Tian, Hui-Min Zhang
Decreased interferon (IFN)-γ levels and increased levels of macrophage-derived chemokine (MDC) and intercellular adhesion molecule (ICAM)-1 are known to be involved in allergic skin diseases, such as eczema and atopic dermatitis. Activation of the IFN-γ and its downstream interleukin-12 (IL-12) pathway can correct these diseases. Suppressor of cytokine signaling 1 (SOCS1) is a cytokine signaling inhibitor that blocks downstream pathways of IFN-γ by blocking the mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) and protein kinase B (Akt) signaling pathways...
December 7, 2017: Inflammation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29213272/host-responses-to-malassezia-spp-in-the-mammalian-skin
#6
REVIEW
Florian Sparber, Salomé LeibundGut-Landmann
The skin of mammalian organisms is home for a myriad of microbes. Many of these commensals are thought to have beneficial effects on the host by critically contributing to immune homeostasis. Consequently, dysbiosis can have detrimental effects for the host that may manifest with inflammatory diseases at the barrier tissue. Besides bacteria, fungi make an important contribution to the microbiota and among these, the yeast Malassezia widely dominates in most areas of the skin in healthy individuals. There is accumulating evidence that Malassezia spp...
2017: Frontiers in Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29209493/comparison-of-atopy-patch-testing-to-skin-prick-testing-for-diagnosing-mite-induced-atopic-dermatitis-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
#7
REVIEW
Yumei Liu, Jianglong Peng, Ying Zhou, Yubao Cui
Background: Atopic dermatitis (AD) can occur after contact with aeroallergens like house dust mites, pollen, and animal dander. Despite its controversial diagnostic value, the atopy patch test (APT) has been used as an important tool in the diagnosis of AD caused by house dust mites. Here, we present a meta-analysis comparing APT to the common skin prick test (SPT) in the diagnosis of mite-induced AD. Methods: A structured search was performed using online databases and bibliographies published as of April 30, 2017...
2017: Clinical and Translational Allergy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29194572/the-igg-response-against-staphylococcus-aureus-is-associated-with-severe-atopic-dermatitis-in-children
#8
J E E Totté, L M Pardo, K B Fieten, J de Wit, D V de Boer, W J van Wamel, S G M A Pasmans
BACKGROUND: An altered immune response against Staphylococcus (S.) aureus might contribute to inflammation and barrier damage in atopic dermatitis (AD). OBJECTIVES: We profiled IgG antibodies against 55 S. aureus antigens in sera of children with mild to severe AD using a Luminex assay. Additionally, we evaluated the association between IgG levels and disease severity. METHODS: In this cross-sectional study, we included children with AD of two interventional study cohorts, namely SMA (n= 131) and the older DAVOS cohort (n= 76)...
November 30, 2017: British Journal of Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29193127/pregnancy-and-perinatal-conditions-and-atopic-disease-prevalence-in-childhood-and-adulthood
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Jessica Gerlich, Nora Benecke, Astrid S Peters-Weist, Sabine Heinrich, Diana Roller, Jon Genuneit, Gudrun Weinmayr, Doris Windstetter, Holger Dressel, U Range, Dennis Nowak, Erika von Mutius, Katja Radon, Christian Vogelberg
BACKGROUND: Previous studies showed controversial results for the influence of pregnancy-related and perinatal factors on subsequent respiratory and atopic diseases in children. The aim of this study was to assess the association between perinatal variables and the prevalence of asthma, bronchial hyperreactivity, flexural eczema, allergic rhinitis, and sensitization in childhood and early adulthood. METHODS: The studied population was first examined in Munich and Dresden in 1995/1996 at age 9-11 yrs...
November 29, 2017: Allergy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29193016/dupilumab-with-concomitant-topical-corticosteroids-in-adult-patients-with-atopic-dermatitis-who-are-not-adequately-controlled-with-or-are-intolerant-to-ciclosporin-a-or-when-this-treatment-is-medically-inadvisable-a-placebo-controlled-randomized-phase-3-clinical
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M de Bruin-Weller, D Thaçi, C H Smith, K Reich, M Cork, A Radin, Q Zhang, B Akinlade, A Gadkari, L Eckert, T Hultsch, Z Chen, G Pirozzi, N M H Graham, B Shumel
BACKGROUND: Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic inflammatory skin disease that may require systemic therapy. Ciclosporin A (CsA) is a widely-used, potent immunosuppressant for AD. CsA is not effective in all patients, and side effects limit its use. Dupilumab, a fully human anti-interleukin (IL)-4 receptor-alpha monoclonal antibody, inhibits signaling of IL-4 and IL-13, key drivers of type 2/Th2-mediated inflammation, and is approved in the U.S.A. and the E.U. for the treatment of adults with moderate-to-severe AD...
November 28, 2017: British Journal of Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29189188/complementary-alternative-and-integrative-medicine-for-childhood-atopic-dermatitis
#11
Kam Lun Hon, Alexander K C Leung, Theresa N H Leung, Vivian Leeq
Backgroud: Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic relapsing dermatosis associated with itch, sleep disturbance and poor quality of life. Treatment of AD includes the use of emollients, and topical and systemic immunomodulating agents. Many patients also use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). OBJECTIVE: This article reviews the pathophysiology of AD and clinical trials involving various modalities of CAM in the treatment of AD. METHODS: A Medline/Pubmed search was conducted using Clinical Queries with the key terms "Chinese Medicine OR Complementary and Alternative medicine" AND "Eczema OR Atopic dermatitis"...
November 28, 2017: Recent Patents on Inflammation & Allergy Drug Discovery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29186837/systematic-review-and-meta-analysis-of-human-skin-diseases-due-to-particulate-matter
#12
Le Thi Nhu Ngoc, Duckshin Park, Yongil Lee, Young-Chul Lee
This study investigated the effects of particulate matter (PM) on human skin diseases by conducting a systematic review of existing literature and performing a meta-analysis. It considered articles reporting an original effect of PM on human skin. From among 918 articles identified, 13 articles were included for further consideration after manual screening of the articles resulted in the exclusion of articles that did not contain data, review articles, editorials, and also articles in languages other than English...
November 25, 2017: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29181960/a-starch-glycyrretinic-zinc-oxide-and-bisabolol-based-cream-in-the-treatment-of-chronic-mild-to-moderate-atopic-dermatitis-in-children-a-three-center-assessor-blinded-trial
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Amelia Licari, Giulia Ruffinazzi, Maria DE Filippo, Riccardo Castagnoli, Alessia Marseglia, Fabio Agostinis, Mario Puviani, Massimo Milani, Gian L Marseglia
BACKGROUND: Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a very common chronic inflammatory and eczematous skin condition characterized by flares and remissions. Skin barrier alteration or dysfunction is the most relevant patogenetic factor. Topical corticosteroids are the mainstay treatment of AD, especially during flare periods. The daily use of emollients and moisturizers is also considered a relevant adjunctive strategy to improve skin barrier function and skin appearance in AD patients. Long-term use of topical corticosteroids is associated with important drawbacks and side effects...
December 2017: Minerva Pediatrica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29176842/allergenic-food-introduction-and-risk-of-childhood-atopic-diseases
#14
Niels J Elbert, Jessica C Kiefte-de Jong, Trudy Voortman, Tamar E C Nijsten, Nicolette W de Jong, Vincent W V Jaddoe, Johan C de Jongste, Roy Gerth van Wijk, Liesbeth Duijts, Suzanne G M A Pasmans
BACKGROUND: The role of timing and diversity of allergenic food introduction in the development of childhood allergic sensitization and atopic diseases is controversial. OBJECTIVE: To examine whether timing and diversity of allergenic food introduction are associated with allergic sensitization, allergy and eczema in children until age 10 years. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This study among 5,202 children was performed in a population-based prospective cohort...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29172235/the-association-between-atopic-dermatitis-and-hand-eczema-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
#15
REVIEW
S M D Ruff, K A Engebretsen, C Zachariae, J D Johansen, J I Silverberg, A Egeberg, J P Thyssen
Atopic dermatitis (AD) and hand eczema (HE) are common chronic and relapsing inflammatory skin conditions that often co-occur. While several studies have addressed their relationship, the exact association estimate is unknown. We systematically reviewed published literature on the association between AD and HE in PubMed, Embase, and Web of Science using the following search terms; (atopic dermatitis OR atopic eczema) AND (hand dermatitis OR hand eczema). Meta-analyses were then performed to examine the association between AD and the point-, one-year- and lifetime prevalence of HE, respectively...
November 24, 2017: British Journal of Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29164676/association-of-oxidative-stress-and-dynamic-thiol-disulphide-homeostasis-with-atopic-dermatitis-severity-and-chronicity-in-children-a-prospective-study
#16
P Uysal, S Avcil, S Neşelioğlu, C Biçer, F Çatal
BACKGROUND: Oxidative stress (OS) has an important effect on the pathogenesis of atopic dermatitis (AD). Thiols are antioxidants that regulate intracellular redox metabolism and protect keratinocytes against OS damage in the stratum corneum. AIM: To investigate dynamic thiol-disulphide homeostasis (dTDH) as a novel OS parameter in children with AD, and its relationship with disease severity and chronicity. METHODS: Severity of AD was determined by using the instruments SCORing Atopic Dermatitis (SCORAD) and Eczema Area And Severity Index (EASI) upon enrolment in the study (SCORAD1 and EASI1 ) and after 1 year (SCORAD2 and EASI2 )...
November 22, 2017: Clinical and Experimental Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29159616/-atopic-eczema-in-childhood-or-primary-immunodeficiency-what-needs-to-be-considered
#17
REVIEW
Andreas Wollenberg, Ellen Renner, Beate Hagl
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2017: MMW Fortschritte der Medizin
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29155096/patients-with-atopic-dermatitis-and-history-of-eczema-herpeticum-elicit-hsv-specific-type-2-immune-responses
#18
Stephan Traidl, Petra Kienlin, Gabriele Begemann, Lichen Jing, David M Koelle, Thomas Werfel, Lennart M Roesner
An increased type 2 and in parallel decreased type 1 T cell immune response to herpes simplex virus 1 may lead to the clinical phenotype of eczema herpeticum.
November 15, 2017: Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29150071/efficacy-of-bleach-baths-in-reducing-severity-of-atopic-dermatitis-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
#19
REVIEW
Rishi Chopra, Paras P Vakharia, Ryan Sacotte, Jonathan I Silverberg
BACKGROUND: Bleach baths have been proposed as a treatment for decreasing the severity of atopic dermatitis (AD). However, conflicting results have been found regarding their efficacy. OBJECTIVE: To determine the efficacy of bleach vs water baths at decreasing AD severity. METHODS: We performed a systematic review of all studies evaluating the efficacy of bleach baths for AD. Cochrane, EMBASE, GREAT, LILACS, MEDLINE, and Scopus were searched...
November 2017: Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29149811/testing-actions-of-a-multi-action-emollient-patient-acceptability-efficacy-skin-biophysiology-and-staphylococcal-isolation
#20
Kam Lun E Lun Hon
AIM: Eczema or atopic dermatitis (AD) is associated with itch, sleep disturbance, impaired life quality, reduced skin hydration, impaired epidermal barrier function and colonization by Staphylococcus aureus (SA). We investigated an emollient with claimed multi-actions on barrier repair, antihistaminergic and antimicrobial effects. METHODS: Consecutive AD patients were recruited. Swabs and cultures from eczematous areas, disease severity (SCORAD), quality-of-life (Children Dermatology Life Quality Index, CDLQI), skin hydration (SH), and transepidermal water loss (TEWL) were obtained before and 4-week following usage of the emollient...
November 16, 2017: Current Pediatric Reviews
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