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Different Skin Structure in Some People With Eczema Could Play a Role in Food Allergy Development

KFA News Team ·
Researchers at National Jewish Health and their colleagues have identified structural and molecular markers in the skin of atopic dermatitis patients that distinguish those who have food allergies from those who do not. The findings strengthen emerging science indicating that the skin plays a major role in food allergies, and suggest that personalized treatments for a subset of atopic dermatitis patients might help prevent food allergies.
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FDA Approves Eucrisa for Eczema

Kids With Food Allergies ·
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Eucrisa (crisaborole) ointment to treat mild to moderate eczema (atopic dermatitis) in patients two years of age and older.
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The Allergic March: Can We Stop It?

Kids With Food Allergies ·
The natural history of allergic diseases is referred to as the “atopic march” or the “allergic march.” Allergic diseases can have a big negative impact on a person’s quality of life and can be serious and even life-threatening. So, is there anything we can do to stop the march from progressing?
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Research Suggests Eosinophilic Esophagitis Is a Late Manifestation of the Atopic March

KFA News Team ·
The atopic march describes how patients who have an allergic disease are more likely to develop another or multiple allergic diseases in their lifetime. This progression commonly starts with eczema in infancy and can develop into food allergy, asthma or hay fever in childhood. Now, new research being presented at the Joint Congress provides evidence that EoE is a late but probable part of this disease progression.
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Hand-Washing Vs. Hand Sanitizer: Protecting Your Family From COVID-19 and Other Illnesses

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Cleaning your hands often is one of the easiest and best ways to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19 . It can also help reduce the spread of the flu, colds and other respiratory infections . It can also help you prevent foodborne illnesses while cooking, such as salmonella. Hand-washing can also reduce the chance of food allergy reactions from cross-contact on surfaces. The average person touches their face about 23 times an hour. 1 Your hands come in contact with...
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