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Researchers at the Universities of Zurich (UZH) and Lausanne (UNIL) have now scientifically proven in a study what many people have been suspecting for a long time: We are not doing our children any favors by shielding them from everything, especially anything that might make them ill. The human immune system forms by “training” during childhood.

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Author profile picture Petra Wiesmayer is a journalist and author who has conducted countless interviews with high-profile individuals and researched and written general entertainment, motorsports, and science articles for international publications. She is fascinated by technology that could shape the future of mankind and enjoys reading and writing about it.As an avid science fiction fan she is fascinated by technology that could shape the future of mankind and enjoys reading and writing about it.