Source: Edelweiss Applied Science and Technology (2020)
The interaction between the human host microbiome and over the counter products has recently been investigated, with surprising results. Some
over the counter items may negatively affect the health of the host, supporting the concept of the “hygiene hypothesis”, that is, that disease may be actually caused by the lack of beneficial commensal bacteria.
Inhibition of Rothia Species by Over-the-Counter Products and Bacterial Antagonists
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