WHY I OBJECT TO VACCINE AND SERUM THERAPY

By ADRIENNE SARTI.   A VACCINE is a virus or poison of a disease, isolated and then modified by a series of complicated processes in a bacteriological laboratory and afterwards applied to the same disease. Injections are the medical fashion of the moment, just as bleeding was the vogue of an earlier age. The strangle-hold … Read more

WHITHER MEDICINE?

By DR. B. BHATTACHARYYA, M.A., Ph.D., Baroda.   IN wonder we ask: What is wrong with medicine to-day? There is no dearth of doctors, and our medical colleges are flooding the market with the so-called qualified doctors. Doctors with European degrees are also multiplying rapidly. But to-day our first feeling is that we are medically … Read more

DEATH OF DR GEORGE BURFORD

Ellis Barker J A GREAT LOSS TO HOMOEOPATHY.   EARLY in the morning of Sunday January 3rd, died Dr. George Burford of 35 Queen Anne Street, Cavendish Square. He was an excellent homoeopath and specialized in gynaecology. Most gynaecologists are surgeons and surgeons only. The way in which womens diseases are treated by orthodox gynaecologists … Read more

BROMIDE POISONING

By DRS. ROBERT F. BARBOUR, FRANCIS PILKINGTON and WILLIAM SARGANT. From The British Medical Journal.   BROMIDE is used chiefly in the treatment of epileptics, psychotics, and neurotics. A discussion of the treatment of epilepsy is outside the scope of this paper. With regard to patients in mental hospitals, it is the authors opinion that … Read more

CARROT JUICE AND HEALTH

SIBYL BRENDA WORLEY   SIR,– The following account has reached me from a gentleman in Edinburgh, whose employment is the making of vegetable juices– to the great benefit of his customers. Mrs. S. of Edinburgh, aged 76, was sent home from the Burntsfield Womens Hospital, to die. The hospital had reported very unfavourably on the … Read more

EUTHANASIA AND OTHER ASPECTS OF LIFE AND DEATH

By Dr. Harry Roberts. Constable & Co. 7s. 6d. net.   EVERY doctor finds himself frequently in a terrible predicament. He has a patient who is dying of some extremely painful disease which is considered absolutely incurable. Yet the doctors entire energy is directed toward prolonging, and therefore intensifying, the agony of the poor sufferer. … Read more