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Urbanization affects development of allergen sensitization among elderly

April 13, 2015

Urbanization was linked with self-reported rhinitis symptoms and sensitization to inhalant allergens in an elderly South Korean population, according to study results.

Woo-Jung Song, MD, of the Institute of Allergy and Clinical Immunology at Seoul National University Medical Research Center, and colleagues collected data from 1,311 elderly individuals using a cross-sectional survey from two populations.

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