HOW TO GUARD AGAINST TUBERCULOSIS

BY DR. C. P. EMERSON.   (from “Essentials of Medicine”). CHRONIC pulmonary tuberculosis, characterised by a slow formation of conglomerate tubercles, and followed either by fibrosis or by slow cavity formation, is the common form of consumption. It is very insidious in its onset and course. The patient usually has been treated for a dozen … Read more

CANCER AND CIVILIZATION

BY DR. F.L. HOFFMAN.   THE rarity of cancer among natives races suggests that the disease is primarily induced, or at least increased in relative frequency, by the condition or methods of living which typify our modern civilization. There are no known reasons why cancer should not occasionally occur among any race or people, even … Read more

CANCER, CANCER PAIN AND SERPENT POISONS

BY DRS. MONAELESSER, TAGUET AND PROF. CALMETTE.   ON the 14th March, at a meeting of the Academie De Medicine in Paris, Dr. Gosset read an interesting lecture on the use of serpent poisons in the treatment of cancer and of cancer pains, in which he described as a novelty the use of the poison … Read more

LONG FASTS FOR HEALTH

BY J. W. ARMSTRONG.   THE reception of several recent articles and letters of mine upon the subject of fasting (contrary to the spirit in which my earlier essays on similar matter were received in 1918-25 in various journals) has been so sincere, so gratifying and so sincere, so gratifying and so abundant of interesting … Read more

HOMOEOPATHIC NURSING HOW TO TREAT WOUNDS

BY MRS. MARIE L. WHEELER.   IN the June issue I discussed the treatment of burns. I will not talk of wounds. During the War when men were sent to us with extensive suppurating wounds and gas gangrene the first thing we did was to remove all antiseptic dressings, packings, etc., and bathe the injured … Read more

HINTS AND VEGETARIAN RECIPES

BY JAMES HENRY COOK. SUMMER SALADS. SALADS from the garden are natures true food medicine. They give health in their production, gathering and eating. The varieties available are past counting. Hints in their preparation may prove of service. Attractiveness. All food should be attractive, and what is more attractive than uncooked food? A good colour … Read more

HOMOEOPATHY IN WOMENS AILMENTS

BY DR. DOROTHY SHEPHERD.   THE number of unnecessary operations performed on hapless women in the course of a year all over England must go into many, many thousands. I came across a poor woman to-day, white, bloodless, haggard, who told me a pitiful tale. Never well since the birth of her child eighteen months … Read more

NEW LIGHT ON CANCER

BY Ellis Barker J.   ONCE or twice a month the newspapers publish articles under headings such as “Epoch-making Cancer Discovery,” “The Cancer Problem Solved,” “The Cancer Microbe Found,” and we are told that such-and-such a researcher has made a discovery which will revolutionize our conception of cancer and its treatment and that within a … Read more

THE CANCER PROBLEM

BY DR. ERWIN LIEK.   (Hippokrates, Zeitschrift fur Praktische Heilkunde). DURING the last few decades on enormous amount of work and thought has been employed in the study of cancer. Men of the greatest ability have devoted their time to it and unlimited means have been applied to its investigation. The result of their labours … Read more