Weekly dupilumab beneficial in eosinophilic esophagitis

Subcutaneous dupilumab administered weekly is associated with improved histologic outcomes and alleviation of symptoms among patients with eosinophilic esophagitis, according to a study published in the Dec. 22 issue of the ...


A new way to improve outcomes in kids with eosinophilic esophagitis

A new study from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago determined the threshold for a new measure of early scarring in the esophagus of children with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), which allows immediate intervention ...


Discovery of gene defect for allergy and autoimmune diseases

An international team led by a physician from the Karl Landsteiner University for Health Sciences, Krems, describes for the first time a mutation of the IL-33 gene in the human genome that results in multiple allergic disease ...


Genetics of eosinophilic colitis revealed

A condition called eosinophilic colitis is distinct from other, similar eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases and inflammatory bowel disease, according to a genetic analysis published in Gastroenterology.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Evaluating esophageal hypervigilance and symptom anxiety

Measuring levels of hypervigilance and symptom-specific anxiety may improve healthcare providers' understanding of patient outcomes for severe esophageal diseases and treatment strategies, according to a Northwestern Medicine ...

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