Toll-like receptor ligands: hygiene, atopy and therapeutic implications.

  title={Toll-like receptor ligands: hygiene, atopy and therapeutic implications.},
  author={Anthony Adam Horner and Vanessa Redecke and Eyal Raz},
  journal={Current opinion in allergy and clinical immunology},
  volume={4 6},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Allergic and certain other inflammatory diseases have become more common in industrialized countries over the past few decades. One potential explanation for such trends is that with a decreased incidence of microbial exposures, as a result of modern public health practices, an important source of immune stimulation has been lost, with a consequent increase in inflammatory responses and their associated diseases. This review will focus on our current understanding of how… CONTINUE READING

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