OPINION: A Cure for the Allergy Epidemic
Originally Posted as an OPINION NY Times Sunday Review
A Cure for the Allergy Epidemic?
WILL the cure for allergies come from the cowshed?
What prompts some immune systems to err like this, while others never do? Some of the vulnerability is surely genetic. But comparative studies highlight the importance of environment, beginning, it seems, in the womb. Microbes are one intriguing protective factor. Certain ones seem to stimulate a mother’s immune system during pregnancy, preventing allergic disease in children.
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