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Doctors are working on a test to predict if a baby will develop food allergies

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Written by CPR on June 10, 2024

An early sign that a child might develop an allergy is if they have eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, which is a condition that causes a person’s skin to be dry and itchy. In research published in March 2024 and led by Donald Leung at National Jewish Health [and professor of pediatrics at CU School of Medicine], doctors used a special piece of tape to retrieve a skin sample from 2-month-old babies.

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