RMD Open Podcast
RMD Open Podcast
Jun 1, 2022
Air pollution associated with higher risk of developing autoimmune diseases
Play • 19 min
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

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