The Asthma Research Council differs from all similar bodies in that its funds are largely derived from sufferers from the disease who thought that a special effort should be made for further investigation. It has an income of about $8,000, which is expended on research. It has organized asthma clinics at Guy's Hospital, the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormcnd Street, St. Mary's Hospital and the Leeds General Infirmary, where about 2,000 needy patients have been treated in the year ended October 31, for which the report has been published. An asthma research club has been formed, at which problems are discussed by physicians and laboratory workers who are making a special study of the disease.
THE URINARY PROTEOSE
At Guy's Hospital the "urinary proteose," mentioned in the report published in The Journal, Sept. 12, 1931, page 789, which in doses of one ten-millionth gram produces attacks in