Triclosan- An Ingredient in Toothpaste Increases the Risks of Colon Cancer

Triclosan An Ingredient in Toothpaste Increases the Risks of Colon Cancer

A plethora of reasons can cause colon cancer in humans. Studies have shown that factors such as age, diseases (hereditary and inflammatory bowel syndrome), and lifestyle-associated factors like Obesity, Physical inactivity, Smoking, Alcohol consumption and improper diet can amplify the risk of colon cancer. Not only disease, lifestyle or diet, but even the choice of your toothpaste can also increase the risk of colon cancer. As per recent research, reported in Translational Medicine, a majority of hand soaps and toothpaste comprise of triclosan, an antibacterial and anti-fungal agent, which is…

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