atopic dermatitis

Genetics found to influence eczema risk across multiple ancestries

October 19, 2015
In what is by far the largest genome wide association study on the common skin condition eczema, researchers led by a team at the University of Bristol in the UK,...
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SNPwatch: New Genetic Insight into the Causes of Eczema

March 02, 2012
Sometimes called the “itch that rashes”, atopic dermatitis, or eczema, is a relatively common condition, affecting up to one in five children and one in 30 adults. Although atopic dermatitis appears to run in families, the genetics underlying this condition are not well understood. New findings published in December in Nature Genetics by lead author Lavinia Paternoster now add more genetic variants to the picture.
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SNPwatch: Genetic Variant Associated with Food Allergy-related Disorder Eosinophilic Esophagitis

April 21, 2010
For the millions of children and adults with severe food allergies, ingesting even tiny quantities of some of the most basic foods can result in a potentially deadly reaction.  ...
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SNPwatch: Genetic Variation May Increase Risk For Atopic Dermatitis

April 08, 2009
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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