The World Incidence and Prevalence of Autoimmune Diseases is Increasing

  title={The World Incidence and Prevalence of Autoimmune Diseases is Increasing},
  author={A. Lerner and P. Jeremias and T. Matthias},
  journal={International Journal of Celiac Disease},
  • A. Lerner, P. Jeremias, T. Matthias
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Celiac Disease
  • Epidemiological data provide evidence of a steady rise in autoimmune disease throughout Westernized societies over the last decades. Multiple publications exist, describing past or actual incidences/prevalence of individual autoimmune diseases, however, long term studies on selected populations are scarce. Aims: to calculate the % increases per year of autoimmune diseases frequencies worldwide, analyze the differential increases per country and disease, and identify geoepidemiological trends… CONTINUE READING
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