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The Dirty Side Of Personal Hygiene Products

The Dirty Side Of Personal Hygiene Products

Provided by Heather Buschman, PhD, University of California - San Diego Triclosan is an antimicrobial commonly found in soaps, shampoos, toothpastes and many other household items. Despite its widespread use, researchers at University of...

Latest Triclosan Stories

2014-11-19 16:22:25

- Publicity Statement Claiming that Ingredient Can Affect Human Health Not Borne Out By What the Research Actually Shows WASHINGTON, Nov.

2014-09-11 08:24:04

ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Europe-based Parx Plastics is starting the mass production of its biocompatible, non-toxic and non-leaching

Antibacterial Soap Triclosan
2014-08-22 03:00:42

Handwashing with antibacterial soap exposes hospital workers to significant and potentially unsafe levels of triclosan, a widely-used chemical currently under review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, according to a study led by researchers from UC San Francisco.

2014-08-13 08:28:44

Supermint Fluoride Toothpaste Receives Coveted Seal of Acceptance MONTCLAIR, N.J., Aug.

2014-07-15 23:09:29

Investigation warns of bogus 'natural' beauty claims, ingredients to avoid; Plus, apps that can help shoppers identify safer products YONKERS, NY (PRWEB)

2014-05-23 12:22:10

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Minnesota became the first state in the nation this month to completely ban the toxic antibacterial pesticide from sale statewide.

2014-05-22 23:05:30

TiFiber and Bradford Soap Works Currently Collaborating On New Soap Formulations to Replace Triclosan in Antibacterial Personal Care Products Fayettevlle, Ark.

2014-05-13 11:44:47

A plethora of endocrine-disrupting chemicals interfere with human sperm function in a way that may have a negative impact on fertilization.

Is Antibacterial Soap Increasing Your Chances Of A Nasal Infection?
2014-04-08 10:15:36

Previous research has shown that the overuse of antibiotics has a hand in promoting an antibiotic-resistant strain of bacteria and now a new study published in the journal mBio has found that an antibiotic common to soaps...

Your Hand Soap Could Be Doing You More Harm Than Good
2014-04-02 08:36:00

Antimicrobial household products are widely used, but scientists are wondering if they are doing more harm than good. A new study from Arizona State University has assembled evidence suggesting that antimicrobial use brings consumers no measurable benefit.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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