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A nationwide study of the effect of penicillin in the treatment of syphilis was begun Sept. 1, 1943 under the auspices of the Committee on Medical Research of the Office of Scientific Research and Development. On Jan. 1, 1946 the financing and general supervision of the project was taken...
Chemical information concerning penicillin has been withheld during the war. The first published statement dealing with the chemical constitution of the drug appeared as a joint communication from the British Medical Research Council and the American Committee on Medical Research in...
DISTRIBUTION OF INFLUENZA B IN 1945
The epidemiologic pattern of influenza B has not been well established. In some years in certain areas it has presented the picture of a sharp short epidemic similar to that usually seen with influenza. A. This was the case in 1936...
Medical science as yet has found no specific therapy for the treatment of poliomyelitis. Many drugs have been used in the attempt to aid convalescence, but only a few have proved to be of any value in supportive treatment. For the time being, hot fomentations and early muscle reeducation...
Tsutsugamushi disease, or scrub typhus, is an acute infectious disease caused by Rickettsia orientalis and is transmitted to man by a larval trombiculid mite. This has been one of the severest diseases encountered by the troops in the Pacific and Asiatic theaters of the war. Figures for...
THE USE OF NEOSTIGMINE IN THE TREATMENT OF THE GUILLAIN-BARRÉ SYNDROME
J. ORDIE SHAFFER, M.D. Minneapolis
The Guillain-Barré syndrome has recently received increasing attention and is more frequently being differentiated as a distinct entity from similar...
After a lapse of several years the first complete annual session of the American Medical Association since 1942 is to be held in San Francisco, Calif., during the week of July 1 to 5. In this issue of The Journal appear the call for the meeting, pertinent data regarding the convention...
On May 16 President Harry S. Truman transmitted to the Congress of the United States a reorganization plan for federal agencies which concerns particularly those in the fields of education, health and welfare. In transmitting his plan to the Congress, President Truman pointed out that...
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