More Research Shows that Bacteria are Beneficial, Not Harmful

Posted on June 16, 2012

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Patrick Gallagher, Contributor
Activist Post

Over many, many years, bacteria has been scrutinized and persecuted for causing the

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development of thousands of diseases and ailments in people, but what do we actually know about these microbes that seem to cover everything at all times?

Recent research shows that we actually don’t know a whole lot about when we look at the leaps and bounds we took to disinfect and cleanse nearly everything we own. In a research project entitled the Human Microbiome Project (much akin to the Human Genome Project of great relevance), researchers show that bacteria and microbial bodies are actually much more beneficial than they will ever be detrimental. Not only do bacteria keep people alive and healthful by helping to strengthen the immune system, but they also explain in a broad sense why people are so different when it comes to vaccinations and diseases.

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