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Dr. Fang Wang publishes new findings on acute itch in eczema in the journal Cell

Research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis indicates that cells in the blood called basophils (brown in illustration) can react to allergens (round honeycomb shapes) in the environment and send itch signals to nerve cells, leading to episodes of severe itch in eczema patients that can’t be treated by antihistamines.