‘Men’s Beards Carry More Harmful Germs Than Dog’ – New Study, Reveals

Published 1 month ago by: Olusanya Akinrinola
at 09:09 PM, 22/04/2019 (1 month ago)

(1773 | Gistmaniac) Online (m)


A new study which sampled men’s beards found more harmful bacteria in human whiskers than in dog fur.
“The researchers found a significantly higher bacterial load in specimens taken from the men’s beards compared with the dogs’ fur,” says professor Andreas Gutzeit of Switzerland’s Hirslanden Clinic.

The study actually intended to understand whether humans could contract dog-borne diseases from a MRI scanner shared by veterinarians.
The researchers took swabs from the scruff of 18 fellas and the necks of 30 canines of various breeds. They found that all of the bearded men, who were aged 18 to 76, had high microbial counts, while only 23 of the 30 dogs showed similarly high microbial presence.

Seven of the men tested positive for microbes that actually posed a threat to human health.
“On the basis of these findings, dogs can be considered as clean compared with bearded men,” says Gutzeit.

Scientists also wiped down the MRI scanner after examining the dogs, and found a “significantly” lower bacteria count compared with levels after human use.
But mustachioed men beg to differ with any negative assessments of their bristles, pointing out that some folks’ maintain better hygiene than others.

“I think it’s possible to find all sorts of unpleasant things if you took swabs from people’s hair and hands and then tested them,” says Keith Flett, founder of the Beard Liberation Front. “I don’t believe that beards in themselves are unhygienic.”

And he’s tired of his bearded brethren catching so much flack for their fur.
“There seems to be a constant stream of negative stories about beards that suggest it’s more about pogonophobia than anything else.”

Problem with this article? Please contact us


Brave5500 at 10:48 PM, 22/04/2019 (1 month ago)
(304 | Upcoming) (m)

Useless man... back in the days of moses abraham and col who made this research? Everyone is looking for a way to B celeb rubbish research
Reply
willyking at 11:18 PM, 22/04/2019 (1 month ago)
(1847 | Gistmaniac) (m)

Those Wight people that love dogs more than human being are the ones always coming up with this kind of useless research because they are useless people as well
Reply

LATEST COMMENTS

  1. WhenYouThinkAboutIt on: Rivers State: Teachers, Students Runs For Their Lives As Student Detonates Teargas In School (WA
    What has the blood of Jesus got to do with it. ... 45 mins ago
  2. WhenYouThinkAboutIt on: Married Woman Narrates How Her Husband SLAPPED Her In Public After Asking Him To Wash Plates
    I Support Neither the husband and wife, Sometimes all we need is common sense, she tells the husband... 48 mins ago
  3. ignis99 on: See How Tiwa Savage Replies A Fan That Asked If He Could Spank Her Ass
    Maturity no be for mouth ...right answer to the immature and inquisitive boy's question. ... 1 hr ago
  4. ignis99 on: I Hope You See My Life As An Inspiration And Return Home - Anto Advises Nigerians In Diaspora
    Say what you know woman ... 1 hr ago
  5. ignis99 on: 'I Can Never Marry A Poor Man' – Actress, Lizzy Gold
    So much short comings yet loud mouth..repent .... 1 hr ago