WHAT IS A SPECIALIST

Layman (From The Medical World)   MEDICAL pundits continue to proclaim that the study and practice of medicine is so vast that no single person is able to master the details to a sufficient extent to enable him to practice the different branches into which modern medical practice is subdivided. And the untutored public, knowing … Read more

FIFTY YEARS A SURGEON

BY DR. ROBERT T. MORRIS. Publisher: Geoffrey Bles.   A patient usually retain a great fund of natural resistance during the first fifteen minutes of an operation, no matter what is being done. He is usually depressed after an hour of operative procedure, no matter what is being done. It seems well, therefore, for us … Read more

HOW TO BE ALWAYS WELL

BY DR. ROBERT G. JACKSON.   “The danger in sugar lies in its unnatural concentration. Nature placed sugar in the sugar cane and the sugar beet in a more or less diluted concentration. Animals eating these entire products are vastly benefited by the unconcentrated carbohydrate represented in this sugar content, together with the associated carbohydrates, … Read more

CLINICAL REMEDIES IN DYSPEPSIA

BY ROBERT L. REDFIELD, M.D., Berkeley, California. (From the Pacific Coast Journal of Homoeopathy.).   To those who are fortunate enough to have a busy practice, accurate prescribing of homoeopathic remedies presents a puzzling problem. Men with Class A practices who are of homoeopathic extraction frequently find themselves so pressed for time that the homoeopathic … Read more

VEGETARIANISM AND THINGS THAT COUNT IN DIET

BY JAMES HENRY COOK   UNDER the above heading in the August issue the constipation trouble was dealt with. This, however, is but one of the many forms of stomach trouble brought about by unwise eating and drinking. These tend to create an impure blood stream, followed by one or more of the 101 (or … Read more

APPENDICITIS, GALLSTONES, DIPHTHERIA, ETC

Wiener A    A POSTMAN, when handing me my letters in the morning, told me that he was afraid that he would have to go to the hospital in order to be operated upon for appendicitis because he had in the right lower abdomen, in the appendix region, considerable pain which was present all the … Read more

THE CANCER PROBLEM AND ITS SOLUTION

BY Ellis Barker J.   DURING more than half a century scientists have searched for the micro-organism of cancer but their search has been utterly futile. The greatest specialists on cancer readily admit, at least in private, that nothing is known about the disease, that half a century of intensified scientific investigation has yielded no … Read more

A VERY UNUSUAL CASE OF DIABETES

BY Ellis Barker J.   ORTHODOX medicine acts on certain fixed principles. The orthodox doctor makes a careful diagnosis, which means that he finds a name under which he can group the symptoms of which the patient complains, and if he has not sufficient experience to tell what medicine to give, he looks up the … Read more