A New Phase 3 Trial is Being Initiated to Evaluate Etrasimod for Atopic Dermatitis
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A New Phase 3 Trial is Being Initiated to Evaluate Etrasimod for Atopic Dermatitis

  After announcing positive results from a Phase 2b ADVISE trial, Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Arena") hopes to soon initiate a Phase 3 clinical trial to evaluate etrasimod as a treatment…

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The Drug Dupixent Shows Potential as an Eosinophilic Esophagitis Treatment
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The Drug Dupixent Shows Potential as an Eosinophilic Esophagitis Treatment

According to a story from GlobeNewswire, the medication dupilumab (marketed as Dupixent®) has demonstrated potential efficacy in a phase 3 clinical trial as a treatment for eosinophilic esophagitis, a rare…

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Potential Treatment for Lupus is Granted Fast Track Designation From the FDA
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Potential Treatment for Lupus is Granted Fast Track Designation From the FDA

According to a story from BioSpace, Incyte Corporation and Eli Lilly and Company recently announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given the drug baricitinib Fast Track…

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Lebanese Family Travels Across the World to Find Treatment for Child with SCID
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Lebanese Family Travels Across the World to Find Treatment for Child with SCID

What could make a family in Lebanon travel all the way to UCLA? The answer is a unique stem cell gene therapy designed to combat SCID. The El Kerdi family…

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A Treatment for Severe Atopic Dermatitis is Considered a Breakthrough by the FDA
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A Treatment for Severe Atopic Dermatitis is Considered a Breakthrough by the FDA

According to a story from biospace.com, a treatment developed by the pharmaceutical company Pfizer was given Breakthrough Therapy designation by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The drug is a…

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Throw Out the Bleach (Not the Baby) and Keep the Bath Water When Seeking Relief from Severe Atopic Dermatitis
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Throw Out the Bleach (Not the Baby) and Keep the Bath Water When Seeking Relief from Severe Atopic Dermatitis

When you suffer with severe atopic dermatitis you can get pretty desperate to do anything to relieve the itch and other symptoms. So taking a bleach-bath is not out of…

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Lights! Camera! Eczema! A Day in a Life with Severe Atopic Dermatitis
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Lights! Camera! Eczema! A Day in a Life with Severe Atopic Dermatitis

Bleach baths. Hairbrushes. Scratching at skin lesions. Such is daily life when trying to find relief for the itching of severe atopic dermatitis (AD)--commonly called eczema. Now, these challenges are…

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Severe Atopic Dermatitis May Be Less Rare Than We Realize
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Severe Atopic Dermatitis May Be Less Rare Than We Realize

Contagion Live (Infectious Diseases Today) recently discussed a journal article on the prevalence of atopic dermatitis. The simple summary? More research is needed to uncover just how common this condition is. BUT…

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This Man is Drawing Inspiration from His Atopic Dermatitis Experience
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This Man is Drawing Inspiration from His Atopic Dermatitis Experience

It’s amazing how much we take for granted. Eating. Seeing. Walking. There are a million and one things that can go wrong with the human body, and until one of…

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