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UCT Study Reveals Rural Childhood’s Positive Impact on Immune Development

Photo of Zithulele, Eastern Cape, South Africa by Joshua Gaunt.

In a groundbreaking study conducted by the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Division of Paediatric Dermatology and Paediatric Allergy, researchers have discovered that a rural upbringing positively influences immune development in South African children, whether they suffer from allergic conditions or not. Published in the January issue of the prestigious journal Allergy – the European […]

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