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How might worms control autoimmune disease?
« on: 30/09/2016 19:12:28 »
Why would parasitic worms have evolved to help their human hosts? The long co-evolution of parasite and host can cuase unpredictable effects when the parasites are suddenly taken away, which is the core concept of the 'hygiene hypothesis'.

Read the article then tell us what you think...
« Last Edit: 30/09/2016 19:12:28 by _system »


 

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