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Month of birth, vitamin D and risk of immune-mediated disease: a case control study.

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BACKGROUND: A season of birth effect in immune-mediated diseases (ID) such as multiple sclerosis and type 1 diabetes has been consistently reported. We aimed to investigate whether season of birth influences the risk of rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis and systemic lupus erythematosus in addition to multiple sclerosis, and to explore the correlation between the risk of ID and predicted ultraviolet B (UVB) light exposure and vitamin D status during gestation. METHODS: ...

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10.1186/1741-7015-10-69

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University of Oxford
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Morahan, JM
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Ebers, GC
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BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
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BMC medicine Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
1
Pages:
69
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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1741-7015
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1741-7015
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uuid:8681a3c1-b46a-4eff-ad00-04922eea55de
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341300
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English

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