SCIENTIFIC MEDICINE MORE STATISTICS

BY DR. BERTRAND P. ALLINSON. (From The Anti-Vivisection Journal).   THE text of the Registrar-Generals Statistical Review of England and Wales for 1933 has just appeared. It would be more helpful if this publication were to appear nearer the period to which it refers for we have already had the Statistical Review (Part I. Medical) … Read more

THE FUTURE OF “SCIENTIFIC” MEDICINE

By P. OCONNELL.   IT has often been noted that a special and peculiar difficulty exists in getting a philosophic idea into the heads of individuals ordinarily receptive to every other class of idea. Writers who venture into the foggy regions of prophecy about the wonders of the world of the future and the Utopian … Read more

ANGINA PECTORIS

ITS TREATMENT AND PREVENTION. By DR. LEO BONNIN, Berlin-Statensee   THERE are diverse illnesses that appear at odd seasons in variable frequency without any definite reasons for their origin being timely discovered. Almost for the last twenty years we have all, no doubt, had to practically experience, unfortunately, the extraordinarily adverse effects of universal economic … Read more

TUMOURS OF THE BREAST

By DR. J. COMPTON BURNETT. THE POST-PROVING SPHERE OF DRUG ACTION IN RELATION TO THE THERAPEUTICS OF TUMOURS.   One very great, almost insurmountable, difficulty in the homoeo- therapeutics of tumours, lies in the inadequacy of our homoeopathic provings, which are not carried far enough to produce hypertrophy of degraded tissue, and usually not even … Read more

A DOCTORS COMPLAINT

By THE EDITOR.   AN anonymous writer, obviously a doctor of the orthodox school, has addressed to me an anonymous letter and has challenged me to publish it in the next issue of “HEAD THYSELF”. Usually anonymous letters are treated with contempt and thrown into the waste paper basket. I make an exception in this … Read more

IRIS DIAGNOSIS

(The art of discovering pathological and functional disturbances in the human body, by means of abnormal lines, marks, spots and discolourations in the iris of the eye.). By MAGUERITE A. DAVIES-HOFELS. PART II. THE EYE AND THE ORGANS. WHEN man went away from the divine laws which should govern the human body, nature had to … Read more

A MEDICAL MONOPOLY

By Ellis Barker J.   THE orthodox medical organization is promoting a Bill entitled “The Medicines and Surgical Appliances (Advertisement) Bill”. The title of the Bill is very inocuous and grossly misleading. The average individual and the average member of Parliament will imagine that it is a bill designed to deal with the well-known abuses … Read more

MISTAKES IN HOMOEOPATHIC PRESCRIBING

By Ellis Barker J.   SOME years ago I was in the company of a number of the most distinguished physicians and surgeons of the orthodox school. Most of them had important titles to their name. They all resided in the consultants quarter. Somehow or other the conversation turned to avoidable failures in medicine and … Read more