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MEBO - UBIOME study 2018

MEBO Gut Microbiome Study
Funded by uBiome Research Grant

"Microbial Basis of Systemic Malodor and PATM Conditions (PATM)"

Dynamics of the Gut Microbiota in
Idiopathic Malodor Production

Started May 2018 - Ongoing

Current people sent kits : 85/100
3 kits per person

Participation info : LINK English

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Metabolomic Profiling Study

Start : Aug 2016
Stage 1 : 27 Canadian volunteers to test
Latest click here (26 oct) :
17 samples returned

Note : Stage 1 is Canada only.
Return cut-off date : passed
Analysis can take 6/8 weeks
Analysis start in/before Nov
MEBO Research is a
NORD Member Organization
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£ 943.03/GBP
$ 568.00/USD

TOTAL at today's ROE
£0.80/GBP = $1.00/USD

£1,398.07 = $1,745.14



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Saturday, December 5, 2009

Woman awarded $3 million damages for unfair dismissal including a body odor problem

A lady in California was awarded $20 million from her former employer for a number of reasons, including having panic attacks which she said the medication for it caused her to have an "embarrassing body odor". The court of appeal reduced the amount to $3 million. The body odor was only 1 aspect of the 'evidence' against her employer and supervisor, who she said made disparaging remarks despite "knowing" it was a "result of the medication". It doesn't seem to say what the odor smelt of. Possibly this is a precedent that body odor as a medical condition could have some employment law rights.

Short article on the Charlene Roby body odor dismissal case

Roby versus McKesson body odor case : full legal paper in pdf

...The Court of Appeal suggested that supervisor Schoener‟s demeaning
comments about Roby‟s body odor were necessary personnel management actions,
not acts of harassment, because Schoener needed to take action in response to the
complaints of other employees. (See Hannoon v. Fawn Eng’g Corp. (8th Cir.
2003) 324 F.3d 1041, 1047 [Title VII case].) Here, however, the evidence
supports the jury‟s conclusion that Schoener handled the matter in a way that was
unnecessarily demeaning, including reprimanding Roby in front of coworkers and
telling Roby “to take more showers.” It was the demeaning manner in which
Schoener addressed this issue that constituted the harassment...


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