Share of Cost, Childhood Exposure To Germs May Help Immunity

Friday, Jun. 1st 2012 9:17 AM

A new study of mice supports the idea that exposure to germs in childhood helps develop the immune system and thereby prevent allergies and other immune-related diseases such as asthma and colitis later on in life. Researchers at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, US, led the study, a report of which is in the 22 March online issue of Science.

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