North Carolina State University, Raleigh discussed on As It Happens from CBC Radio


Well coming in not everybody's bed i mean that's how often were these these sheets cleaned that you were inspecting i was pretty large study approximately thirteen hundred homes so it seems to be pretty common if we were changing beds every night would we be in better condition i think honestly it has more to do with the fact that we are living in these release sealed permanent environments and so not necessarily changing budding but perhaps reframing it to think about changing the exposure of our environment is a whole would you mean so when when houses and hospitals are ventilated with windows for instance there's a much higher prevalence of environmental bacteria that can come in from the outdoors in colonize the different habitats within our faces and in one particular hospital studies show that the greater the diversity of environmental species that we had within hospitals the less pathogens that we also had we need more microbial flora and fauna in our houses that's what our data suggest yes and that would counter all the other stuff that we have that were just shutting off of are we creating our own vote of horrible environment of microbial bacteria and parasites and little things it's not horrible it's just perhaps unique to what we have experienced in our past okay well best of luck and don't let the bed bugs bite thank you all right hey megan tennis is a phd candidate in as as department at north carolina state university we return raleigh.

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