The Hygiene Hypothesis and Darwinian Medicine

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ISBN: 978-3-7643-8902-4 (Print) 978-3-7643-8903-1 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

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    Pages 1-27

    Introduction: The changing microbial environment, Darwinian medicine and the hygiene hypothesis

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    Pages 29-43

    The paleolithic disease-scape, the hygiene hypothesis, and the second epidemiological transition

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    Pages 45-75

    Immunoregulation by microbes and parasites in the control of allergy and autoimmunity

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    Pages 77-92

    Hepatitis A virus, TIM-1 and allergy

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    Pages 93-102

    Linking lifestyle with microbiota and risk of chronic inflammatory disorders

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    Pages 103-115

    Soil bacteria, nitrite and the skin

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    Pages 117-134

    The hygiene hypothesis and allergic disorders

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    Pages 135-148

    Multiple sclerosis

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    Pages 149-178

    Inflammatory bowel disease and the hygiene hypothesis: an argument for the role of helminths

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    Pages 179-188

    The hygiene hypothesis and Type 1 diabetes

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    Pages 189-220

    The hygiene hypothesis and affective and anxiety disorders

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    Pages 221-238

    Immune regulation in atherosclerosis and the hygiene hypothesis

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    Pages 239-255

    The ‘delayed infection’ (aka ‘hygiene’) hypothesis for childhood leukaemia

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    Pages 257-278

    Is there room for Darwinian medicine and the hygiene hypothesis in Alzheimer pathogenesis?

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    Pages 279-298

    Alternative and additional mechanisms to the hygiene hypothesis

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 299-305