Newsclip®: [Health] Common antimicrobial agent disrupts gut bacteria - Xinhua |

"SAN FRANCISCO,May 18(Xinhua)--A new study suggests that an antimicrobial and antifungal agent found in many consumer products ranging from hand soaps to toys and toothpaste can rapidly disrupt bacterial communities found in the gut t. It is not clear what the implication of triclosan may be for animal or human health,but the science community believes that compromising of the bacteria in the intestinal tract may contribute to the development or severity of disease e.",

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