Microbiology

Publication Title: 
Journal of conservative dentistry: JCD

CONTEXT: Sodium hypochlorite is the most commonly used irrigant but it has disadvantage like high cytotoxicity. So there is a need to find an alternative to 5.25% Sodium hypochlorite against microorganism Enterococcus faecalis and Candida albicans. Literature has shown that these 5 extracts namely Terminalia chebula, Myristica frangrans, Aloe barbadensis, Curcuma longa and Azadaricta indica has good properties which can be used as a potential endodontic irrigant.

Author(s): 
Vinothkumar, Thilla S.
Rubin, Mohamed I.
Balaji, Lakshmi
Kandaswamy, Deivanayagam
Publication Title: 
Chiropractic History: The Archives and Journal of the Association for the History of Chiropractic

After briefly reviewing the development of the germ theory of disease, the author delineates the opposition that the germ theory met from many practitioners, especially chiropractors. This paper explores the evolution of chiropractic's position regarding the germ theory of disease and its dominance in medicine's approach to prophylactic therapy by surveying the chiropractic literature.

Author(s): 
Wiese, G.
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