Tuesday, June 15, 2010

If you take showers DON'T, I repeat DON'T read this blog entry! It will be detrimental to your health...

No, this is not a reference to the shower scene in "Psycho", but more subtle. .  Don't scientists have better things to do...

FromBBC: Taking showers 'can make you ill'
""Showering may be bad for your health, say US scientists, who have shown that dirty shower heads can deliver a face full of harmful bacteria.Tests revealed nearly a third of devices harbour significant levels of a bug that causes lung disease. Levels of Mycobacterium avium were 100 times higher than those found in typical household water supplies. M. avium forms a biofilm that clings to the inside of the shower head, reports the National Academy of Science.""
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