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

AN INTRACTABLE CASE OF LEUCORRHOEA

Layman     AN unmarried lady of about 30 came to me some months ago complaining about an intractable leucorrhoea from which she had suffered for a great many years. The discharge was profuse, extremely irritating, irritation was relieved by heat, she had smelly feet, skin between toes peeled, she had a sensation of a hair … Read more

CONSTIPATION AND CANCER

BY SIR W. ARBUTHNOT LANE, BART., C.B. (President of the New Health Society)   THE profession is only just beginning to realize the enormous part played by the defective functioning of gastro-intestinal tract, the consequent fouling of the food supply, and the poisoning and deterioration of the tissues by septic material absorbed from the intestine. … Read more