eczema

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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What Patients Say Works for Eczema

December 17, 2013
For the live-updated, fully-labelled, interactive version of this infographic, click here. By Alex Carmichael, Co-Founder of CureTogether People living with Eczema have reported that some of the most effective treatments...
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New Genetic Associations Found For Allergies and Asthma

July 01, 2013
Research published online this week in Nature Genetics, has found new genetic associations for asthma and allergies. The study – done by scientists here at 23andMe and researchers at the...
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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 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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