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    Default Researchers Find Connection Between Household Chemicals And Gut Microbiome

    Washington State University
    November 12 2020

    PULLMAN, Wash. - A team of researchers for the first time has found a correlation between the levels of bacteria and fungi in the gastrointestinal tract of children and the amount of common chemicals found in their home environment.
    The work, published this month in Environmental Science and Technology Letters, could lead to better understanding of how these semi-volatile organic compounds may affect human health.

    Read more: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_relea...-rfc111020.php

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    Default Re: Researchers Find Connection Between Household Chemicals And Gut Microbiome

    Having seen examples of some of the cleaning products that are used in ordinary household on small businesses, there's no surprise here. There's also a need to educate people, as we do here on HH, about harmless cleaning agents like vinegar and baking soda.
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    Default Re: Researchers Find Connection Between Household Chemicals And Gut Microbiome

    Hai..! 1 question thou. Isn't volatile the organic compound that release by grass after we mowed our lawn? The fresh smell after-cut-grass is because of volatile. And its also has been regarded as a natural therapy. The how it can effect human health?
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    Default Re: Researchers Find Connection Between Household Chemicals And Gut Microbiome

    Volatile does not mean an organic compound. https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/volatile
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    The article from your link says: ' an organic compound called geosmin' is what you can smell.

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