Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings?
Prof. Bisgaard: The purpose of this study was to look for a shared risk factor for immunological diseases which make its debut in childhood. During the recent decades a parallel increase in prevalence of immune diseases such as asthma, allergy, inflammatory bowel disease, and type 1 diabetes have been observed in westernized countries.
Hans Bisgaard is interviewed for Medical Research:
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