Vitalogy | Issue 4

Posted 2:50pm Sunday 19th March 2017

This is an inflammation of the urethra, or external urinary passage, and is generally occasioned by an impure connection; although a disease of a similar character may arise from having connection with a healthy woman during menstruation; and it is sometimes produced by leucorrhea (discharge) in the Read more...

Vitalogy | Issue 3

Posted 3:08pm Sunday 12th March 2017

Asthma is a spasmodic disease, characterised by paroxysms of difficult breathing, with great wheezing, and a dreadful sense of constriction across the chest; each paroxysm terminates by the expectoration of a more or less abundant of mucus. It is now considered a mucus disease dependant upon some Read more...

Vitalogy | Issue 2

Posted 2:12pm Sunday 5th March 2017

Deadly snakes are generally distinguishable by the thinness of the neck, immediately behind the head, and by their having only two teeth in the upper jaw. Kerosene oil is a never failing remedy for the cure of the bite of snakes and all other poisonous reptiles. Bind cloth wet with kerosene on Read more...

Vitalogy | Issue 1

Posted 1:55pm Sunday 26th February 2017

Young men and women embarking on their education must study, but excessive bookishness will lead to a fever of the brain that will incapacitate the nerves and leave the young person unable to participate in society. Watch for symptoms of brain-fever in your companions in your homestays and in Read more...

Vitalogy | Issue 26

Posted 12:00pm Saturday 8th October 2016

This powerful treatment contributes to the removal of disease, and inducing activity of the vessels of the skin. It is recommended in severe colds, pleurisy, rheumatism, diarrhea, dysentery, feverish and inflammatory attacks, etc. The patient is to be in a night-shirt or other clothing, to be Read more...

Vitalogy | Issue 24

Posted 11:55am Saturday 24th September 2016

After we have lived 75 years it is perfectly reasonable to add another 75 years in reasonable health and spirits. How to live a century and over is briefly told in the following paragraphs: Eminent scientists assert that man’s body under favourable conditions may last 300 years or Read more...

Vitalogy | Issue 23

Posted 1:27pm Saturday 17th September 2016

It may be laid down as a fundamental fact that the real influence of the parents over their child begins a year or more before its birth. To bring a child into this world thoughtlessly is a crime first against that child and second against society. The parents’, and more especially the Read more...

Vitalogy | Issue 22

Posted 12:16pm Saturday 10th September 2016

Young men and women living in shared accommodation at Otago University must exercise constant vigilance for signs of the most terrible vice of self pollution. Alerting authorities to the evil indulgences of a friend may save his future and his life.  The following article on self-abuse Read more...

Vitalogy | Issue 21

Posted 12:10pm Sunday 4th September 2016

There are various names given to the unnatural and degrading vice of producing venereal excitement by the hand, or other means, generally resulting in a discharge of semen in the male and a corresponding emission in the female. Unfortunately, it is a vice by no means uncommon among the youth of both Read more...

Vitalogy | Issue 20

Posted 12:56pm Sunday 21st August 2016

Married persons should adopt more generally the rule of sleeping in separate rooms, or at least in separate beds, as is the almost universal custom in Germany and Holland. This rule being adopted, several very important advantages would result in regard to health and comfort.  Opportunity Read more...

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