Reconstitution of the human biome as the most reasonable solution for epidemics of allergic and autoimmune diseases.

@article{Bilbo2011ReconstitutionOT,
  title={Reconstitution of the human biome as the most reasonable solution for epidemics of allergic and autoimmune diseases.},
  author={Staci D. Bilbo and Gregory A. Wray and Sarah Elizabeth Perkins and William Parker},
  journal={Medical hypotheses},
  year={2011},
  volume={77 4},
  pages={494-504}
}
A wide range of hyperimmune-associated diseases plague post-industrial society, with a prevalence and impact that is staggering. Strong evidence points towards a loss of helminths from the ecosystem of the human body (the human biome) as the most important factor in this epidemic. Helminths, intestinal worms which are largely eradicated by elements of post… CONTINUE READING