By the 1920s, the Focal infection theory was prevalent in medicine and dentistry. It postulated that a local infection primarily of the oral tissues and organ systems, would act as a foci to disseminate to other regions of the body and cause chronic disease. By the 1940s, this theory was regarded as a falsity. Entering […]
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Probiotics are actually microbial cell preparations or part of microbial cells that have a positive effect on health and wellbeing (Marteau et al). The word ‘probiotics’, literally for life, was first used by Lilly and Sitwell (1965) to describe substances secreted by an organism which helped the production of another substance. United Nations and WHO […]
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