Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Sterile Environment to Children Risk to Diseases

Parents who get their children live too sterile should think again. A recent study in the United States indicates, too clean lifestyle makes children become vulnerable to heart disease.


The experts claim, the trend of the use of antibacterial soaps could actually trigger the children become vulnerable in the future. In fact, exposure to germs every day is useful for disease prevention.


The Research published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences is the first to show how germs exposure to childhood can affect the immune system response against diseases associated with aging in adulthood.


Opposite with the assumptions related to previous studies, the research indicates that in ultra-clean environment or ultra-hygienic for childhood can trigger higher levels of inflammation (inflammatory) in adulthood, resulting in increased risk of many diseases, as research by Thomas McDade, an associate professor of anthropology at Northwestern University's Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences and the Institute for Policy Research.


McDade indicates, exposure to the bacteria that causes infections in childhood very useful because it provides protection against the threat of someone from the risk of cardiovascular disease at death. According to the theory of the researchers, the human body's inflammatory system requires a higher exposure to the bacteria and microbes to achieve an ideal development.
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