Published in Proteomics Weekly, January 19th, 2004
"Allergies manifest as an excessive reaction of the immune system to normally harmless environmental antigens. This errant reaction is determined be genetic factors as well as environmental effects in the broadest sense. Environmental factors play a decisive role," scientists in Germany report.
"Clinical and epidemiological studies show that certain environmental factors (e.g., exposure to bacterial antigens) are associated with protection against allergies and asthma. On the other hand, a...
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