Food Allergy Research

Researchers Discover Cause of Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Researchers report that they have discovered the cause of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), a hard-to-treat food allergy. In EoE, large numbers of white blood cells, known as eosinophils, accumulate in the lining of the esophagus (the tube that connects the mouth to the stomach), causing chronic inflammation. Led by a team at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, investigators… Continue reading Researchers Discover Cause of Eosinophilic Esophagitis