Hygiene Hypothesis

Known as: Hygiene Hypotheses, Hypotheses, Hygiene, Hypothesis, Hygiene 
The theory that infectious agents, symbiotic microorganisms, and parasites are normal stimulants for the maturation of the immune system toward a… (More)
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2000-2016
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2016
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2016
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a most common neurodegenerative disorder, which associates with impaired cognition. Gut microbiota… (More)
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2016
2016
Current iterations of the hygiene hypothesis suggest an adaptive role for helminth parasites in shaping the proper maturation of… (More)
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2015
2015
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  • 2015
The hygiene hypothesis, which describes the protective influence of microbial exposures in early life on the development of… (More)
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2015
2015
The hygiene hypothesis supports an inverse relationship between respiratory infections in early-life and atopic diseases. However… (More)
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2014
2014
BACKGROUND Previous studies have attempted to link hygiene hypothesis with IBD. However most of these studies come from developed… (More)
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2014
2014
There is convincing evidence from both human and animal studies suggesting that the infant intestinal microbiota plays an… (More)
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2013
2013
BACKGROUND Multiple studies have demonstrated that early-life exposure to pets or siblings affords protection against allergic… (More)
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2012
2012
A recent paper suggests that reduced exposure to germs results in the expansion of a cell type called natural killer T cells… (More)
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2006
2006
The “hygiene hypothesis” for Crohn's disease postulates that multiple childhood exposures to enteric pathogens protect an… (More)
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2006
2006
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES:Evidence for the hygiene hypothesis in the etiology of Crohn's disease (CD) is unclear. We investigated… (More)
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