EDITORIAL NOTES AND COMMENTS

Rabe R F   THE COMMON COLD- Medicine frequently boasts of it great advances in the conquest of diseases, but close observation will usually show that to preventive rather than to curative medicine should be given the credit. There is, however, one extremely widespread and almost universal indisposition which medicine has thus far failed ingloriously … Read more

A NEW VIEW OF RHEUMATISM

By R.del Mas. D.,M.D., Hugo , Minn. Before the great war broke out, Prof.Albert Robin, of the medical faculty of Paris, France,wrote:”Drugs act or cure through dynamism and not through their masses.” If the cure by cure by dynamic, is the cause of disease, outside of trauma, material? The statement of Robin i a negative … Read more

A CASE OF RAPID AND FATAL ABSORPTION OF CARBOLIC ACID THROUGH THE SKIN

By W.R.M.TURTLE, M.B.,, B.S. LOND., DEPUTY MEDICAL SUPERINTENDENT, WHIPPS CROSS HOSPITAL; AND T.DOLAN,L.R.C.P.& S.IREL., Assistant Medical Officer to the Hospital.   The following unusual accident occurred on Oct.20th, 1921. hen a man, aged 30, in robust health and sober habits, was taking home a bottle of crude carbolic acid as a disinfectant for the house. … Read more

TOXAEMIAS OF PREGNANCY-A STUDY

By Dr.Guy Beckley STEARNS, New YORK CITY. (Read at the June, 1922, Meeting of the International Hahnemannian Association.).   Mrs. W., aet. 36,a frail-looking, medium-complexioned, sallow woman,who had one child was desired. Her own history was that of a robust though croup childhood during which, before reaching the age of eight, she had had measles, … Read more

VACCINATION AND ITS EVIL EFFECTS

By F.H.Lutze, M.D., Brooklyn. N.Y.   Herald W., 9 years of age, appeared more like a boy of five or six years, to judge by his size and height. He was pale and emaciated, the eyes very much inflamed, discharged pus and tears (granular lids_TRAchoma), slept poorly, was nervous and restless, had no appetite, not … Read more

CASES OF INTEREST-ARE HOMOEOPATHIC POTENCIES CAPABLE OF ARRESTING PROFOUND TISSUE CHANGES?

By S.L.Guild-Leggett, M.D., Syracuse, N.Y.   Mr. W.B.R.-On May 5, 1922,was threatened with the removal of a third of the left jawbone, because of a diagnosis of caries made by his dentist and an X-ray specialist; he was there upon recommended to come to me, to see whether I could not do better with the … Read more