ARISTOLOCHIA CLEMATIS

EDWARD C. WHITMONT, M.D.   This paper introduces a drug into our English Materia Medica which deserves a place foremost among our polychrests. Aristolochia is one of the oldest medicinal herbs. It has been used in ancient Egypt, in medieval Europe, as well as by the aborigines of the Americas, particularly against snake bites. The … Read more

EDITORIAL

Robert H Farley THE PROVINGS OF SEX STEROID HORMONES.   Since sex steroid hormones are widely prescribed nowadays, have become almost commonplace in the treatment of all kinds of disturbances, mostly during the menopause, male and female, and particularly intensively in the palliative treatment of advanced cancer of the breast, the physician should be aware … Read more