Early emollient use does not prevent eczema in children, studies show

Daily application of emollients in infancy is not effective in preventing the development of eczema, two new studies have shown.

by Chloe Harman
Small proof of concept studies had previously suggested that emollient use in infants could prevent atopic dermatitis. | GETTY IMAGES
Small proof of concept studies had previously suggested that emollient use in infants could prevent atopic dermatitis. | GETTY IMAGES

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