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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Krämer, U; Schmitz, R; Ring, J; Behrendt, H 
Title:
What can reunification of East and West Germany tell us about the cause of the allergy epidemic? 
Abstract:
The increase of allergies in East Germany--reaching West German prevalence shortly after the reunification--is considered a model for the allergy epidemic in the western world. Whether such a pattern was observed in all comparison studies and for all allergic manifestations is not known because a complete overview is missing. Hints about possible causal factors for the allergy epidemic could be gained by identifying known risk factors, which explain the observed pattern of allergy development in...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Clin Exp Allergy 
Year:
2015 
Journal volume:
45 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
94-107 
Language:
eng 
Fulltext / DOI:
Print-ISSN:
0954-7894 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie; Institut für Molekulare Allergologie und Umweltforschung