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The TalkingEczema tool has been developed in the UK, and it is hoped that it will help patients tell their doctor how their eczema is impacting their life.
The patient fills in a questionnaire, and a graph is produced using the answers which will help the doctor get a full picture of the patient's well-being.
It is hoping that the tool will help provide a more personalised treatment plan for eczema sufferers.
A pilot was done with the tool and has had some positive results, with all patients saying that they'd recommend the tool to other eczema sufferers.
There is a website about it which says that it is for healthcare workers, www.talkingeczematool.co.uk, and you can also read more about it below
Your baby’s eczema and sleep, or lack of, can have an effect on each other. Getting their sleeping environment and routine right can make a big difference
What is hay fever, and how can you reduce the affect it has on your life. Prevention and treatment can help to make the few months of the year, when you would rather stay in than go out, easier
Is there a link between breastfeeding and eczema? It’s a question that has been asked many times, and you can find some of the answers here
Children are given immunisations to keep them healthy and free from certain diseases. As a parent you want to know if they could affect your child's eczema
Making your children's bath time safe for their eczema can help to manage their skin. It starts from before you run the tap to the after bath time care
It doesn't matter how long eczema has been part of your life, we all have a story. I'd love to hear your stories and tips, and if you have any questions I'll share them so the community can help
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Nummular Eczema is characterised by the coin-shaped plaques that are the main symptom. Less is known about the cause and this can make it harder to treat, but not impossible
Three lawyers from the United States have founded the Allergy Law Project, the Las Vegas Review Journal has reported.
The three ladies all have children with food allergies and are working to provide the right information about the law and food allergies.
The article is an interesting read about how one of these ladies, Homa Woodrum, found that her first child had developed food allergies. From there she started a blog which provided recipes for families dealing with food allergies.
The blog ran a story which caught the attention of an attorney from Maryland, Mary Vargas.
Woodrum met Laurel Francoeur, a lawyer from Massachusetts, who came up with the idea of the Allergy Law Project. Together the three ladies provide free information online about the allergy law in the United States.
You can read more about their story below