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Hygiene Study Supports Association of Eczema and Skin Infections with Food Allergies

The association of food allergy with early skin infection and eczema might shed more light on how food allergies develop.

Asia to Australia Migration Provides Clue to Nut Allergy

The study provides yet another indication that environmental factors early in life play a strong role in allergy development.

NY Times Opinion Piece: A Cure for the Allergy Epidemic?

Moises Velasquez-Manoff makes the case for the 'farm effect' as a contributing factor to allergies in an opinion piece in the New York Times.
University of Helsinki

Study: People Raised in Rural Environments Less Likely to Develop Allergies

A study conducted at the University of Helsinki confirms that people who grow up in rural environments are less likely to develop autoimmune and inflammatory diseases including allergies.

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