Study: Eosinophilic Esophagitis Patients at Greater Risk for Psychiatric Illness

A recent study published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology has demonstrated that people diagnosed with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) are at a higher risk for anxiety, mood disorders, as well as ADHD. With this…

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Study Finds Symptoms Can’t be The Only Measure for Response to Eosinophilic Esophagitis Treatment

A new study has examined the long-term impacts of esophageal dilation in eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). The aim was to uncover the link between dilation and symptom reports. Additionally, the research…

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Don’t Miss National Eosinophil Awareness Week!

It's time to raise awareness for and celebrate the patient population that lives with eosinophilic disorders. From May 15th until the 21st, the American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders (APFED) is…

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Eosinophilic Esophagitis Patients May Need Extra Support in School to Ensure Adequate Nutrition
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Eosinophilic Esophagitis Patients May Need Extra Support in School to Ensure Adequate Nutrition

Colette Romero's son is diagnosed with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), a rare disease. She discusses how, among the challenges that come with this condition, education has presented extra difficulties. Education and…

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Can Probiotics Improve Symptom Severity for Eosinophilic Esophagitis Pediatric Patients?

A clinical trial recently conducted at the Pediatric Imam Hossein Hospital demonstrated that synbiotics (a mixture of prebiotics and probiotics) can significantly improve symptoms for pediatric eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) patients.…

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FDA Gives Priority Review for What Could be the First Therapy for Eosinophilic Esophagitis
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FDA Gives Priority Review for What Could be the First Therapy for Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Takeda has just announced that their application to the the FDA for their eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE)  investigative therapy has received Priority Review. This therapy is called budesonide oral suspension or…

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Study Shows Patients with Persistent GI Symptoms Should be Evaluated for Eosinophilic Gastritis/Duodenitis
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Study Shows Patients with Persistent GI Symptoms Should be Evaluated for Eosinophilic Gastritis/Duodenitis

A recent analysis has shown that eosinophilic gastritis and eosinophilic duodenitis are severely undiagnosed or misdiagnosed as another GI condition. Allakos Inc. has recently reported the results of this study,…

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The Drug Dupixent Shows Potential as an Eosinophilic Esophagitis Treatment
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The Drug Dupixent Shows Potential as an Eosinophilic Esophagitis Treatment

According to a story from GlobeNewswire, the medication dupilumab (marketed as Dupixent®) has demonstrated potential efficacy in a phase 3 clinical trial as a treatment for eosinophilic esophagitis, a rare…

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