Medicine: Resurrection

Victims of electric shock, or drowning, or patients who die under anaesthetics may be brought back to life by the immediate injection of adrenalin with a needle directly into the heart. This has been demonstrated by Dr. George W. Crile, Cleveland surgeon, and his nephew, Dr. Dennis R. W. Crile, of Chicago, on patients of their own who had been pronounced dead, they told the Chicago Medical Society and the American Association of Anaesthetists.

Adrenalin is the active principle extracted from the suprarenal glands (or sheep), small bodies situated just back of and...

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