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Chronic Intestinal Helminth Infections Are Associated with Immune Hyporesponsiveness and Induction of a Regulatory Network
ABSTRACT Helminth infections have been associated with protection against allergy and autoimmune diseases. We investigated the effects of chronic infections with Ascaris lumbricoides and TrichurisExpand
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Evidence for a modulatory effect of IL-10 on both Th1 and Th2 cytokine production: The role of the environment
Allergic and other immune-mediated diseases are complex disease states determined by interplay between host genetics and environmental factors. Environmental changes such as fewer infections andExpand
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Does IFN-γ play a role on the pathogenesis of non-atopic asthma in Latin America children?
In this work we explore differences in blood cells and cytokine profiles in children according to atopic status and asthma (atopic or non-atopic). The study involved measurement of Th1(IFN-γ) and Th2Expand
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Caste development systems of the Neotropical termite Constrictotermes cyphergaster (Isoptera, Termitidae)
The caste developmental system of the Neotropical termite Constrictotermes cyphergaster was investigated in 12 natural colonies from the semi-arid Caatinga region of northeastern Brazil. TwelveExpand
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