UCLA Pediatric Allergy & Immunology

The disease, caused by a fungus, is endemic in California’s Central Valley

By uclahealth • March 3, 2022

Is it possible to be too hygienic? The answer may be yes. In fact, having some microbes on the skin may protect young children against developing allergies. The hygiene hypothesis The “hygiene hypothesis” refers to the idea that exposing babies and young children to germs and microorganisms can [...]

By uclahealth • June 7, 2017