Jun 1, 2022
Air pollution associated with higher risk of developing autoimmune diseases
In this podcast, RMD Open's Social Media Advisor, Dr. Paul Studenic, speaks to Dr. Giovanni Adami, from Universita degli Studi di Verona, Italy, about his population-based cohort study evaluating air pollution-associated risk of developing an immune-mediated disease. By using an Italian-wide patient-dataset, initially designed for fracture risk assessment in women in combination with data for air-quality control stations across Italy, he presents results indicating that long-term exposure to air pollution coincides with a higher risk of developing autoimmune diseases.
Read it on the RMD Open website: https://rmdopen.bmj.com/content/8/1/e002055