Skin barrier gene defect linked to eczema in babies


Filaggrin gene defects may be linked to the development of eczema sooner than previously thought in newborn babies, based on information from a new study. Wheeze and nasal disease were also linked to the common skin barrier defect, according to the study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (Apr. 28, 2020).

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