Allergy Gene Identified

Researchers at CHOP (Children's Hospital of Philadelphia) have identified the gene that could be responsible for eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE).

This is big news because the gene, TSLP, has already been linked to other allergic diseases, like asthma and eczema. It's just another piece of the puzzle as scientists try to understand the relationships between allergic diseases in an effort to treat and cure these common disorders.

You will need to subscribe to Nature Genetics in order to read the full article, but here is a snapshot, written in the India edition of Zee News.
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