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The "Corpus" of Hippocrates not only lists many drugs, mainly of vegetable origin, but gives considerable space to a discussion of the regulation of the diet. However during the evolution of medical treatment much greater emphasis has been placed on drugs than on nutrition. This is not...
In January 1947 the Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry reported on the status of methionine in the prevention and treatment of injury to the liver.1 Certain chemical agents produced lesions in the liver of experimental animals closely resembling those seen in man in portal cirrhosis. Much...
A new synthetic analgesic, originally prepared by German chemists and known as drug 10820, was made available to this country following World War II. The original report was published by the U. S. Department of Commerce.1 The Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry of the American Medical...
Papaverine relaxes many smooth muscles of the body, especially those of the blood vessels. Its therapeutic value has been demonstrated in arterial embolism, in which the drug increases collateral circulation by acting on reflexly constricted vascular channels. Similar therapeutic effect...
To the Editor:—
In view of the general air of pessimism which permeates the approach to malignant exophthalmos, an attitude shared by your contributor Dr. Willard O. Thompson (THE JOURNAL, January 31, p. 314) in his recent delightful article, perhaps it is worth...
Since probably 90 per cent of most ophthalmic practice is office practice, this textbook contains much the same material that is to be found in good textbooks of ophthalmology except for major surgical problems. The important difference is in the approach to the subject and the...
Gonococcic meningitis is looked on as a rare disease. In many text books it is not even included among the complications of gonorrhea. The first mention of it was possibly in 1805, when nervous manifestations were described in conjunction with gonorrhea.1 It was not until 1879 that the...
(From a Special Correspondent)
April 2 1948.
Congress Studies Military Training and Draft Legislation
Congress has under consideration the recommendations of President Truman for expanded defense...
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