Only later on I learned the following great verity: Only too often doctors receive from patients the warmest gratitude in case in which they have either done nothing or in which they have made acute by a fluke. That is a certain compensation for the numerous cases in which our labours, our anxiety and sleepless nights are repaid with black ingratitude.
The discovery of anaesthetics and and antiseptics, the elimination of pain and risk in operations has opened the road to surgery and has enabled surgery to give ready help wherever mechanical intervention can help. “Nowadays we are apt to give the normal position to very organ in the human body.” These words proclaim incredible conceit.
THE REFORM OF THE HEALING ART. TWO years ago the great surgeon, August Bier, wrote significantly in the Munch. Med. Woch: “I am a practicing physician and a professor of surgery,” in justification of the fact that he had occupied himself with homoeopathy and the medicinal treatment of disease, for which he had been blamed.
Cancers experimentally produced in animals are totally different from the spontaneous cancers found in human beings.Primitive races have excellent teeth. The teeth of the civilized are deplorable, notwithstanding our excellent dentists. All doctors are agreed that dental caries, a typical disease of civilization, is due to faulty nutrition.
THE NEW NUTRITION. (From Hippokrates).
OUR diet was excellent as long as there was no science of dietetics. During thousands of years experience and traditi……