Exposure to ambient air pollution and the risk of inflammatory bowel disease: a European nested case-control study
Industrialization has been linked to the etiology of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).We investigated the association between air pollution exposure and IBD.The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition cohort was used to identify cases with Crohn's disease (CD) (n = 38) and ulcerative colitis (UC) (n = 104) and controls (n = 568) from Denmark, France, the Netherlands, and the UK, matched for center, gender, age, and date of recruitment. Air pollution data were obtained fro...Expand abstract
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