Rickets

President Clarence C. Little of the University of Maine and Dr. W. T. Bovie, Professor of Biophysics at Harvard Medical School, have discovered a cure for rickets. The cure consists of a violet ray treatment, wherein the subject is exposed to ultraviolet rays projected by a Cooper-Hewitt lamp through a fused quartz window. Chickens—a kind of fowl peculiarly susceptible to rickets—have been experimented upon with a success which definitely establishes the cure.

Said Dr. Bovie: "The importance of these experiments would be very great even...

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