Genetic epidemiology

Preterm birth and atopic disease

Håvard Trønnes and co-authors have published the report ""The association of preterm birth with severe asthma and atopic dermatitis; a national cohort study" i Pediatric Allergy and Immunology. The study reports that preterm birth is associated with an increased risk of asthma, but a decreased risk of atopic dermatitis.

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Read the full article in Pediatric Allergy and Immunology.