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Proverbs containing the word Disease

The purse of the patient protracts the disease

If a doctor receives a fee for every visit, and should the patient have plenty of money, the doctor may be temped to ensure that the patient... Read more →

Desperate diseases must have desperate remedies

Some forms of medical treatment are not normally used because they are liable to be as dangerous in effect as the diseases themselves. But when... Read more →

The remedy may be worse than the disease

Measures to deal with the evils of one kind or another often make the situation worse. For example, calling in the armed forces during a period... Read more →