Study sheds new light on role of skin bacteria

11/24/2009 | Medscape (free registration)

U.S. researchers said skin surface bacteria, including staph that usually induces inflammation below the skin, may really prevent excessive inflammation after an injury. They said the findings provide a molecular basis for the "hygiene hypothesis" that suggests allergies are less common in children from large families that are exposed to more infectious agents.

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