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GOP Platform Opposes King-Anderson.—
The Republican platform adopted at the party's San Francisco convention strongly opposed the Administration's plan for a Social Security program of limited hospital and medical benefits for the aging financed through higher Social...
Although the differential diagnosis between jaundice due to ob struction of the ductal system and other causes is for the most part well established, the surgeon occasionally confronts a patient in which this diagnosis is exceedingly difficult.
Frank Glenn, MD, professor of...
Needle biopsies of the liver can serve to confirm tentative diagnoses of the cause of jaundice in a patient, but do not offer conclusive evidence in all cases, a Los Angeles pathologist told the Annual AMA Convention.
Hugh A. Edmondson, MD, told a symposium on jaundice that in...
Measurementlbumin is a more satisfactory means of determining when exchange transfusions should be done in infants to avoid kernicterus than the standard method of measuring unconjugated bilirubin levels in the blood, a Berkeley, Calif, pediatrician told the Annual AMA Convention....
Jaundice is the most obvious clinical manifestation of an adverse drug reaction involving the liver, although involvement of the liver without jaundice is probably more common, Fenton Schaffner, MD, told a jaundice symposium at the AMA Annual Convention.
Because signs and...
Of numerous possible causes of acute jaundice, it is imperative that two—acute viral hepatitis and decompensated cirrhosis—be recognized by nonsurgical means, Allan G. Redeker, MD, of the University of Southern California School of Medicine warned.
Redeker told a jaundice...
A nutritional study now in progress at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers evidence that protein deficiency may play a role in the origin of cardiac malfunction.
The study, sponsored by the US Army Medical Research and Development Command, uses male volunteers who...
A drug which appears to directly inhibit testicular steroid synthesis is significantly effective in treatment of benign prostatic hypertrophy, according to investigators from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York.
Reporting at the 113th Annual Convention of the...
It took 200,000 years to account for the 21/2 billion inhabitants of the world in 1950, but another 30 years "will suffice to add another 2 billion, and we can estimate that at the end of the 20th century the world population will be between 6 and 7 billion," said J-R. Gosset, MD, Paris,...
Virus-like agents isolated from children with leukemia have been used to induce fatal leukemoid disease in mice, a team of investigators from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, reported at the 113th Annual Convention of the American Medical Association in San Francisco....
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