MONDAY, April 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Danish researchers have sniffed out a potential new weapon to fight armpit odor.
It's zinc oxide, or ZnO. The strategy was inspired by hospital wound care. Because putting zinc oxide on open surgical wounds reduces corynebacteria and the bad smell it creates, researchers thought it might also make an effective deodorant.
TUESDAY, July 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Afraid to raise your hand because of embarrassing body odor? Here's some good news for you: Scientists say they're one step closer to conquering smelly armpits.
Researchers in England say they've identified a protein that enables bacteria in your armpits to take up odorless compounds in sweat and make it stink.