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Environmental exposures early in life modify immune responses – effects visible even in adolescence

The prevalence of allergic diseases has increased significantly over the last decades, creating substantial financial and societal burdens. Due to this, researchers are trying to discover new approaches for the prevention and treatment of these diseases. A recent PhD thesis from the University of Eastern Finland shows that there is a link between immune responses and diverse early life exposures, such as obstetric

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