Disorders of a modern lifestyle: reconciling the epidemiology of inflammatory bowel diseases

Bernstein, Charles N.; Shanahan, Fergus
September 2008
Gut;Sep2008, Vol. 57 Issue 9, p1185
Academic Journal
The article offers a perspective on some of the more consistent epidemiological observations in inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). It attempts to reconcile them with current concepts of disease mechanisms. The article discusses the environmental or lifestyle risk factors associated with IBD. It also discusses the molecular pathogenesis of IBD.


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