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Is the Western diet causing a spike in autoimmune diseases?

Scientists say that easting fast foods, such as burgers, could be responsible for the rise in autoimmune diseases. Image: UNSPLASH/Kristi Johnson

Johnny Wood

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The cost of treating worldwide cases of autoimmune diseases is spiralling. Image: Statista

Autoimmune diseases are more likely to affect women than men. Image: Nature
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