Friday, 11 November 2016 11:56

Pesticide Exposures Can Cause Changes in Oral Microbiome

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Washington, DC – November 11, 2016 – Pesticide exposure in farmworkers from agricultural communities is associated with changes in the oral microbiome. This is the first study to demonstrate such a correlation in humans. The research is published November 11th in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, a journal of the American Society for Microbiology.

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ASM Media Relations Assistant Joanna Urban received a B.S. in Biobehavioral Health, an interdisciplinary major that explores the many influences on human health and behavior, from the Schreyer Honors College at Penn State University. She also writes fiction and has previously taught English as a second language at a high school outside of Paris, France.