Daily Archives: 17/08/2012

excessive cleanliness

MedWire News: Research suggests that the antibacterial chemical triclosan, commonly used in personal-care products and antibacterial soaps, may impair the function of cardiac and skeletal muscle. “Triclosan is found in virtually everyone’s home and is pervasive in the environment,” said study investigator Isaac Pessah (University of California, Davis, USA) in a press statement. “These findings […]