• Summertime Skin Rashes

    Summertime Skin Rashes

    If you have skin allergies, summer is a common time for skin rash flare-ups, including atopic dermatitis (eczema) and urticaria (hives). These steps may help to reduce your symptoms, or even avoid them all together.

  • Discovered: The Molecule Responsible for Itchiness

    Discovered: The Molecule Responsible for Itchiness

    The journal Science reports new information about the mechanism of itching. Many allergy patients are all too familiar with skin itching, sometimes as a problem in itself and, for others, as a major symptom of hives and eczema. As described in the report, the molecules and receptors involved in itching are now better understood, but translating these findings into treatments for affected patients will require more study.

  • Infinite Itch: Learning to Live With Hives

    Hives of one sort or another afflicts about one person in five at some time during their lives

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