Medicine: Pernicious Anemia

A treatment for pernicious anemia, devised by Drs. George R. Minot and William P. Murphy and applied by Dr. Walter W. Palmer of the Manhattan College of Physicians & Surgeons, has shown such good results at the Presbyterian Hospital, Manhattan, that doctors are telling each other of it. The treatment consists of feeding anemic patients a regulated diet of liver, kidneys and chicken gizzards. These foods contain iron and easily assimilated proteins which the victims need, but which their blood does not manufacture in sufficient quantity.

Pernicious anemia is one of those...

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