Increase in the heritability of asthma from 1994 to 2003 among adolescent twins

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Simon Francis Thomsen, Sophie van der Sluis, Kirsten Ohm Kyvik, Axel Skytthe, Lars Rauff Skadhauge, Vibeke Backer

Over the past decades the prevalence of asthma has increased in most parts of the world, and widespread changes in lifestyle and environment have been postulated as the primary cause for this. We examined whether the extent to which genetic and environmental factors influence susceptibility to asthma has changed between 1994 and 2003.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftRespiratory Medicine
Vol/bind105
Udgave nummer8
Sider (fra-til)1147-52
Antal sider6
ISSN0954-6111
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 1 aug. 2011

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