Allergic Diseases

Some articles on allergic diseases, allergic disease, diseases:

Hygiene Hypothesis - Mechanism of Action
... Allergic diseases are caused by inappropriate immunological responses to harmless antigens driven by a Th2-mediated immune response ... antibody-mediated immunity of the immune systems, which in turn led to allergic disease ... hygiene hypothesis cannot explain the rise in incidence (similar to the rise of allergic diseases) of several Th1-mediated autoimmune diseases ...
Allergy - Cause - Hygiene Hypothesis
... Allergic diseases are caused by inappropriate immunological responses to harmless antigens driven by a TH2-mediated immune response ... immune system leads to an overactive TH2 arm, which in turn leads to allergic disease ... The hygiene hypothesis was developed to explain the observation that hay fever and eczema, both allergic diseases, were less common in children from larger families, which were, it is presumed ...

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