HEREBY HANGS A TALE

┬áJ.E.Wright, M.D., Westfield. N.J.   In was called in consultation by Dr. Connett, of Morristown, N.J., in an obstinate and intractable case of hives. The patient is a morphine addict. Connect, a most excellent and accurate prescriber, had failed, with a number of prominent remedies for Urticaria. I suggested Ledum palustre. But did not express … Read more

DEPARTMENT OF HOMOEOPATHIC PHILOSOPHY

DISCUSSIONS OF THE THEORY AND PRINCIPLES OF HOMOEOTHERAPEUTICS AND RELATED MEDICAL TOPICS. “THE MEDICAL FOLLIES”. By Morris Fishbein, M.D. (New York, Boni & Liveright, 1925.). (Reviewed by Stuart Close, M.D.).   Under the above title the editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association has published a volume of critical essays which have attracted … Read more

OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES AND THE PHYSICIAN

By C.T.GRAHAM – ROGERS, M.D.   Many physicians in general practise are adverse to treating ailments that may develop into compensation cases. The reason for such aversions is probably due to the fact that at some time a patient has come under their care with an occupational disease, and then after long treatment, when the … Read more

SIMILIA SIMILIBUS CURANTUR

Powers   May I not assume that my readers, too, have gained the impression that in this quotation almost the same thoughts are expressed – “only with slightly different words”-as were previously taught in the days of long ago by Galen?. Over all these different opinions and views which, when all was said still dealt … Read more

TEUCRIUM SCORODONIUM

Boger C M   MIND AND MOOD :- Insufferable depression, with easy fatigue, chilliness and indisposition to work. Sad and hopeless, without cause; in afternoon. Melancholy. Inclined to pessimistic fault-finding. Easily irritated. Craves sympathy. Premonition of impending illness. Feels bad. Dulled. Beclouded. A sense of well-being that comes and goes; of satisfaction. Feels much fresher, … Read more

X-RAY A DANGEROUS TREATMENT FOR SUPERFLUOUS HAIR

Allan D Sutherland   Hypertrichosis means the presence of superfluous hair on the human body. Woman suffering from this condition affecting exposed parts of the body are easy victims for advertising “specialists.” Many of these so-called “specialists” are using and widely advertising Roentgen or X-rays as a “new” treatment for this condition. Dr. Howard Fox, … Read more

EDITORIAL NOTES AND COMMENTS

Allan D Sutherland   Homoeopathy in Germany.- We have just received information that the universities of Frankfurt and Berlin are to establish chairs in homoeopathy; the Prussian Parliament has recently passed a bill to this effect. This is astounding new and betokens an entirely new era for homoeopathy in a country, which heretofore has looked … Read more