Tag Archives: Hygiene Hypothesis

The context of helminthic therapy and the environmental diseases it can be used to ameliorate

I want to emphasise that I believe what we are doing exists in a much broader, well-established context. The diseases we are trying to work with are all environmental in origin. The hygiene hypothesis essentially says that because we have … Continue reading

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Part III: Childhood experiences that made me receptive to the hygiene hypothesis as an adult

After two thoroughly miserable, highly-allergic years in that bastion of open-minded, secular humanism, Texas, we moved to California. The original plan was to move to Oregon, but our car had other plans, and to my great good fortune, broke down … Continue reading

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