H. Pylori: Good or Bad?

submitted by: admin on 09/22/2013

Infection with H pylori provides reliable protection against allergy-induced asthma by impairing the production of dendritic cells and triggering the accumulation of regulatory T-cells. Researchers published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation that the dramatic increase in allergic diseases in industrialized countries is linked to the rapid disappearance of specific micro-organisms that populate the human intestinal tract.

Other factors predisposing to the development of asthma include air pollution, smoking, and the hygiene hypothesis, and the widespread use of antibiotics.




H. Pylori: Good or Bad?

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