Children born in the summer have increased risk for coeliac disease.

  title={Children born in the summer have increased risk for coeliac disease.},
  author={Anneli Ivarsson and Olle Hernell and Lisbet Nystr{\"o}m and L A Persson},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  volume={57 1},
STUDY OBJECTIVE Coeliac disease, also called permanent gluten sensitive enteropathy, is being recognised as a widespread health problem. Defining the possible role of environmental factors in its aetiology might open doors to primary prevention. This study therefore analysed if the risk for coeliac disease varies with month of birth as a proxy for a seasonal pattern for possible causal environmental exposure(s). DESIGN A population based incidence register of coeliac disease in children below… CONTINUE READING
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