Art. “Season of birth in a nationwide cohort of coeliac disease patients”from adc.bmj.com on December 19, 2012 – Published by group.bmj.com shows the relation between month of birth and celiac disease.
What is already known : Environmental factors play a role in the aetiology of coeliac disease.There is little knowledge about non-nutritional environmental factors in coeliac disease.
What the study adds?
1.Birth in the summer months was a risk factor for coeliac disease.
2.Summer birth as a risk factor was most prominent for children diagnosed with coeliac disease before age 2.
3.Seasonal differences in coeliac disease risk were small.
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Hmmmm… Is it why I have it? :/