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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… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
The incidence of autoimmune diseases has been steadily rising. Concomitantly, the incidence of most infectious diseases has… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
The immunology of the hygiene hypothesis of allergy is complex and involves the loss of cellular and humoral immunoregulatory… Expand
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Review
2016
Review
2016
AIMS To review the burden of allergic and infectious diseases and the evidence for a link to microbial exposure, the human… Expand
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
  • Andrew H. Liu
  • The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology
  • 2015
  • Corpus ID: 35696567
The hygiene hypothesis, which describes the protective influence of microbial exposures in early life on the development of… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
According to the 'hygiene hypothesis', the decreasing incidence of infections in western countries and more recently in… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Helminths are parasitic animals that have evolved over 100,000,000 years to live in the intestinal track or other locations of… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Allergic diseases are inflammatory disorders that develop on the basis of complex gene-environment interactions. The prevalence… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Allergic atopic disorders, such as rhinitis, asthma, and atopic dermatitis, are the result of a systemic inflammatory reaction… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
  • Eam Gale
  • Diabetologia
  • 2002
  • Corpus ID: 10995464
The incidence of childhood Type I (insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus has risen in parallel with that of childhood asthma, and… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Rising rates of allergic disease accompany the healthier benefits of a contemporary westernized lifestyle, such as low infant… Expand
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