The original idea was that decreased infections in childhood due to hygiene led to a weak immune system, prone to allergies - but. If the problem is that we are too clean, then, hypothetically, the issue can be easily resolvedby getting dirty, right? Wrong.
An "intelligent" toilet that opens when you approach it and self-cleans with every flush is on display at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Take a look at this today's BBC "Future" feature on cleanliness and the hygiene hypothesis just published on their website.
A new study published in Lancet Infectious Diseases adds to the evidence that controlling and reducing antibiotic prescribing, and infection control measures have positive and complementary roles in the controlling spread of MRSA.
NVZ in Netherlands are holding their annual international seminar in Wageningen/Ede on 12th November. This year they will be discussing the importance of hygiene and the role our industry plays in keeping houses and public spaces as hygienic as possible.