Increase of Allergies and Autoimmune Diseases

Increase of Allergies and Autoimmune Diseases

Weak Signal's progress: basic

This Weak Signal came from: 
European Commission Framework Programme for RTD

The theme/scheme related to this Weak Signal: 
Theme 1 - Health

The sub-theme that best relates to this Weak Signal: 
Transnational research on other major diseases: cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes/obesity, rare diseases, etc.

When did the Weak Signal manifest ? 
before 2000

Weak Signal's description 
The number of people - especially children - that have to deal with different kinds of allergies and autoimmune diseases increases. Besides an increasing refusal of chemical products, there is also a greater demand for improved medicine and low prices of high-quality pharmaceuticals.