Cesarean delivery increases offspring’s risk for Crohn’s disease

People who were delivered by cesarean section were more likely to receive a Crohn’s disease diagnosis later in life compared with their vaginally delivered counterparts, according to a population-based cohort study conducted in Sweden.“The number of individuals born by cesarean section is increasing globally, with reported levels up to 20% of all deliveries,” Christine Hellsing, of the departments of surgery and clinical sciences at the Karolinska Institutet Danderyd Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden, and colleagues wrote. “This has encouraged the interest of a possibleRead More

Related Articles