Growing up on livestock farm halves risk of inflammatory bowel diseases

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11/07/2014
The incidence of inflammatory bowel diseases is rising sharply -- particularly among young people. However, new research indicates that growing up on a livestock farm may have a protective effect. "It is extremely exciting that we can now see that not only allergic diseases, but also more classic inflammatory diseases appear to depend on the environment we are exposed to early in our lives," says one expert.

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TitleGrowing up on livestock farm halves risk of inflammatory bowel diseases
Media name/outletScience Daily
Date11/07/2014
Producer/AuthorAarhus University
URLwww.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/07/140711101347.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily+%28Latest+Science+News+--+ScienceDaily%29#.U8ILH2f3ZmQ.twitter
PersonsSigne Timm, Vivi Schlünssen
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