This news is based on the following article: Rodricks J, Huang Y, Mantus E, Shubat P. Do interactions between environmental chemicals and the human microbiome need to be considered in risk assessments? Risk Anal 2019 May 9. doi : 10.1111/risa.13316
The recent and fascinating research into the human microbiome suggests that it plays a role in the toxicity of environmental chemical exposures. The authors of this article believe that risk assessors should consider this role and find ways to include the effects of the chemical-microbiome interaction in their work.
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