Thursday, April 15, 2010

Get Dirty

Allergy expert: excessive cleaning increases risk of illness
| Mail Online
: "Excessive cleanliness which creates a sterile environment has led to soaring rise in allergies, a new report has shown.

Allergies have become widespread in developed countries - with hay fever, eczema, hives and asthma increasingly prevalent.

According to Dr Guy Delespesse, director of the Laboratory for Allergy Research at the University of Montreal, the hike in allergies is due to our obsession with cleanliness."

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