Cures for every malady under the sun are periodically reported in the public prints. When the stories are not actually made out of whole cloth or based on absurd misinformation, the announcements are usually premature or published by some enterprising reporter before the methods have been scientifically investigated or published in medical literature. A number of such remedies, recently reported, may or may not be in this class, but facts at hand are so meager that they can merely be listed, and must await scientific confirmation....

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