Making Headway Toward Factors behind Eczema: MONDAY.

Making Headway Toward Factors behind Eczema: – MONDAY, Oct. 19, 2015 – – New gene variants linked to the epidermis condition eczema have been identified by a global team of researchers. Eczema, characterized by itchy, red rashes, is known to run in families . The new findings add to the amount of genetic variants recognized to increase risk for the condition, making the full total 31. The researchers did this by analyzing the genomes of 377,000 people worldwide.

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