” NEW DELHI: Is there a link between pollution and autoimmune diseases? Researchers from AIIMS plan to undertake a detailed study in this regard.

Dr Uma Kumar, professor and head of rheumatology department at the institute told TOI the project was necessitated by shocking results of a pilot study conducted by them to assess correlation between flaring of symptoms in patients of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), an auto-immune disease that causes debilitating pain in joints, and pollutants.” The Times of India

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