For a diet of worms: too much hygiene can damage your health

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Public health campaigns have dramatically reduced exposure to infection but the effects have not been uniformly beneficial; one consequence has been the rise of cancers, allergies, asthma, and other autoimmune diseases.

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This event was on Thu, 23 Oct 2008

Christopher Dye

Professor Christopher Dye

Professor of Physic

Professor Dye was the Gresham Professor of Physic between 2005 and 2009. He is based at the World Health Organization, where he evaluates epidemiological and...

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