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Growing up on a farm directly affects regulation of the immune system, study finds

Growing up on a farm directly affects regulation of the immune system, study finds.

” the study, piglets were nursed by their mothers on a farm while their siblings spent their early life (from one day onwards) in an isolator unit under very hygienic conditions and were fed formula milk, therefore, reflecting the extremes of environment”

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