The simple addition of fecal sample for the use of gut microbiome taxonomical assessment could prove a valuable resource for testing hypotheses about the gut flora as a target of, and contributor to myriad human health and disease states. Fecal sample collection is non-invasive and gut bacterial lab methods are becoming increasingly refined and high-throughput.
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Oral bacteria are known to have both beneficial and detrimental effects on oral health including carcinogenesis in the oral cavity. Since ethanol is a good organic solvent, oral bacterial enzymes and toxins may achieve greater exposure to the oral mucosa as a result of ethanol consumption, facilitating toxin access to intracellular processes. Subjects with different microbiome profiles and bacterial metabolites can be... more »
I would like to see this measure of sentiment correlated with use of cleaning products and general health. In particular microbiome health and the long-term effects of using sanitization products in households.