miércoles, 10 de febrero de 2016

Making peace with your germs

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Making peace with your germs

Harvard Women’s Health Watch

Not too long ago, we thought of all germs as enemies to be destroyed with antibacterial soaps and antibiotic drugs. In the last few years, it’s become apparent that the war on microbes is not just a futile enterprise, but also one that could be harmful to our health. The more we learn about the human microbiome — the trillions of single-celled organisms that colonize our skin, nose, digestive system, and vagina — the more we realize that the microscopic critters that live on us and in us may be as important to our health as our body cells.

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