IRRADIATION OF DISEASED TONSILS

The point of the trocar is so fine and the seed so small that very little trauma is done to the tonsil. The amount of radiation can be measured with accuracy and the applicators located with such exactness as to insure equal and complete distribution throughout the tissues. Only one treatment is necessary, a fact much appreciated by the patient. Systemic reactions of any kind never occur.

PRESCRIPTIONS FOR 100 MENTAL CASES WHICH RECOVERED

Papers on materia medica are based largely on the personal opinion of the essayist. To minimize the effect of the personal equation we chose the records of the last 100 women who were discharged from the Allentown State Hospital as having recovered from their mental illness. In this way a more or less homogeneous and still somewhat comparable group was found.

THUJA

For several months thereafter he had a severe pain in the centre of the lumbo-sacral region on running, stopping down far, or other jar. The sensation was “as if something were hanging lose.” Subsequently he indulged in all forms of athletics without difficulty.

EDITORIAL NOTES AND COMMENTS

Effect of Chronic Sulphur Poisoning of Energy Metabolism. “Simonson and Richter administered gradually increasing doses of a saturated alcoholic solution of sulphur to three experimental subjects. The total amount of sulphur given in each experiment was 60 mg. The toxic symptoms resembled those in hydrogen sulphide poisoning. Weakness, paleness, headache, dyspnoea and disturbances of coordination were most prominent.

DISCUSSIONS OF THE THEORY AND PRINCIPLES OF HOMOEOTHERAPEUTICS AND RELATED MEDICAL TOPICS

The exploiters of artificial immunity take very good care to see that the wind is just right when enter the field-an easy job because they make it themselves, like the mechanics behind the scenes in the movie-studio, who turn on a tornado to order, when the picture requires it. Both are fakes, but they make a tremendous impression upon the ever-gullible public.

FACTS ABOUT THE COLON OF INTEREST TO THE GENERAL PRACTITIONER

The serous, or peritoneal coast, is really a cover and is the means of keeping the colon, as well as other viscera, out of the peritoneal cavity. It is between the two layers of the peritoneum that the blood supply arrives at the colon. It is also in this space that mesenteric glands exist as a part of the lymphatic system draining the gut. These glands are normally not to be seen by the naked eye and are detected only by means of the microscope.

THE NEED OF PERSONALITY STUDY IN THE CASE AND TRAINING OF MENTAL DEFECTIVES

There is hardly time to bring to your attention all of the mental defects of this group, but in order to point out better the kind of training and care they require, I should like to mention a few of the outstanding characteristics which are of such vital importance as to require most careful consideration.

SURGICAL CASES CURED BY THE HOMOEOPATHIC REMEDY

The patient was seized with a profuse nosebleed, which, with occasional remission, kept on for hours and was becoming alarming. Several remedies were given on scanty indications and other measures were employed to stop the bleeding, but to no purpose. Finally the surgeons help was sought and the posterior nares thoroughly plugged. While this checked the profuse flow, a steady trickle continued for several days.

SYMPTOMATOLOGY OR PATHOLOGY, WHICH

Homoeopathy assets that there are principles which govern the practice of medicine. Allopathy takes the stand that the practice of medicine is based upon experience; on giving medicine to the sick and noting the results. As a consequence, we hear of wonderful cures being discovered today, only to be discarded later when put to the acid test.

THE MECHANISM OF DEATH

Everything possible, of course, should be done to cure disease, allay suffering and prolong life-but the deliberate attempt to keep people in this world when they are properly and evidently dying, when we all recognize the propriety and fitness of leaving this world, is another and a very ill-advised matter help them to go-do not try to retard the decision do Divine Providence.

RESTORING THE INFLUENZA PATIENT TO NORMAL

As a means of hastening return to normal health, cod liver oil taken regularly for a long period has proven of the utmost advantage. However, if one does not want to meet with rebellion from the patient a palatable preparation must be chosen. If the influenza patient, who is showing a slow return to health is put on Cord. Ext. O1. Morrhae Comp. (Hagee), he will make no complaint as to lack of palatability and will show a gratifying gain in vigor.