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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.
Vaccine provides new hope to the millions of people who suffer from food allergies

Vaccine provides new hope to the millions of people who suffer from food allergies

German researchers are identifying lymphoma risks

German researchers are identifying lymphoma risks

High levels of endotoxin, a bacterial compound that collects in house dust, may lower likelihood of eczema in children

High levels of endotoxin, a bacterial compound that collects in house dust, may lower likelihood of eczema in children

Inhibiting the expression of acidic mammalian chitinase (AMCase) may be effective in controlling asthma

Inhibiting the expression of acidic mammalian chitinase (AMCase) may be effective in controlling asthma

New target for control of early-stage asthma

New target for control of early-stage asthma

No justification for claims that cleaning and hygiene contribute to an increase in allergies

No justification for claims that cleaning and hygiene contribute to an increase in allergies

Childhood asthma study reveals parental age anomaly

Childhood asthma study reveals parental age anomaly