At a charity dinner in New York City to benefit the Food Allergy Institute, the president of the Institute told the guests that
Several promising treatments [were] in the works, including a Chinese herbal therapy being developed by the prominent allergist Dr. Hugh Sampson of Mt. Sinai (ready as soon as 2011) and a parasite â€œsimilar to those found in the stomachs of most citizens in developing countries,â€ which could someday be introduced into imperiled Upper East Side intestines, the theory being that â€œin the developed world, we live in too clean of an environment, so our immune system has nothing familiar to attack.â€
Gatekeeper syndrome. How dare they not read this blog!