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Scientists identify unique subtype of eczema linked to food allergy – Medical Xpress

A researcher demonstrates the minimally invasive collection of skin samples using small, clear tape strips. Credit: National Jewish Health Atopic dermatitis, a common inflammatory skin condition also known as allergic eczema, affects nearly 20 percent of children, 30 percent of whom also have food allergies. Scientists have now found that children with both atopic dermatitis… Read More »

Medical News Today: How does smoking affect people with asthma?

People with asthma may wonder how smoking conventional cigarettes or using electronic cigarettes can affect the condition. Cigarette smoke can trigger asthma symptoms. Despite this, in the United States, 21 percent of people who have asthma currently smoke, compared with 16.8 percent of people who do not have asthma. This article discusses how smoke, second-hand… Read More »