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The hygiene hypothesis is also sometimes referred to as the biome depletion theory, or the “old friends” theory, is a hypothesis that states that the cause of allergic disease may be immune intolerance resulting from inadequate exposure to parasites and microbes in childhood.
Study reveals mechanism by which infections strengthen the immune system

Study reveals mechanism by which infections strengthen the immune system

Exaggerated activation of food quality control system may explain the rising food allergies

Exaggerated activation of food quality control system may explain the rising food allergies

Early exposure to vaccine-derived antigens can have dramatic effect on antibody diversity

Early exposure to vaccine-derived antigens can have dramatic effect on antibody diversity