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- 1Environmental factors and Inflammatory bowel disease
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Airborne particulate matter and a western style diet as potential environmental factors in the pathogenesis of Inflammatory Bowel DiseaseDownload
Inflammatory bowel disease is believed to occure in response to environmental factors resulting in immune dysregulation in genetically predisposed individuals. Such environmental factors include diet, (specifically a “western diet”rich in refined sugars, and fat) and airborne particulate matter...
Environmental particulate matter induces murine intestinal inflammatory responses and alters the gut microbiomeDownload
Background Particulate matter (PM) is a key pollutant in ambient air that has been associated with negative health conditions in urban environments. The aim of this study was to examine the effects of orally administered PM on the gut microbiome and immune function under normal and inflammatory...