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CUHK: Incidence of IBD in Hong Kong has risen about 30 times in the past 30 years
 

CUHK: Incidence of IBD in Hong Kong has risen about 30 times in the past 30 years

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Researchers from The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has conducted the world’s first systematic review of the global incidence and prevalence of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) in the 21st century. A continuous surge in the non-western world was observed in the study, with the incidence in Hong Kong having risen about 30 times in the past 30 years, much more seriously than in other Asia regions, such as Japan, Taiwan and Singapore.
 
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24 Oct 2017 - General