Medicine: Whence Hunger

An animal's appetite usually increases with the time it has gone without food. But there seems to be an increasing number of human animals who do not develop an appetite even when undernourished. Professor Anton Julius Carlson, physiologist of the University of Chicago, has found out this animal anomaly and stated so to Chicago dietitians last week. It may explain why office clerks, shoppers, draymen and school children seem to be increasingly satisfied with a sandwich-and-milkshake lunch at the widespreading U. S. "sandwich bars."

Professor Carlson has found, he said, that the...

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