Medicine: Electro-Therapeutic

"We are not quacks, please emphasize that," said Dr. Luigi Martignoni at the opening of the Clinosal Electro-Therapeutic Institute in Manhattan.

Clinosal, invented by Dr. Constantino Firpo of Genoa, is an electro-thera-peutic device for the treatment of nervous diseases, but it is claimed further that cures of diabetes have been accomplished. It applies electric currents of high tension and low frequency to the body. The patient, fully clothed, stretches out on a couch and is covered with a blanket threaded with wires, from which electro-magnetic waves are distributed.

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