Episode 20

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26th Apr 2022

Are all moisturizers for eczema created equal? The answer appears to be no!

Are certain types of moisturizers better than others for eczema? What is the best way to apply it? In this episode we ask our guest speakers, both researchers who have studied this topic, to weigh in: Dr. Tina Sindher, Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics from the Allergy and Clinical Immunology group at Stanford University and Dr. Ian Myles head of the Epithelial Therapeutics Unit at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease. P.S. If you like our podcast consider supporting it with a tax deductible donation.

Research covered in this episode:

Optimizing emollient therapy for skin barrier repair in atopic dermatitis

Pilot study on trilipid cream versus paraffin-based emollient

The effects of common topical exposures on skin bacteria associated with eczema

Frequent moisturizer use in infancy and later development of food allergy

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Interviews with the leading scientists and innovators, hosted by Global Parents for Eczema Research (GPER), a non-profit led by parents of children with eczema.
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