Medicine: Livers into Blood

After pouring some cow's liver into a patient's veins last week, Professors Cyrus Cressy Sturgis and Raphael Isaacs of the University of Michigan told the fellow to get along and return five or six weeks hence. Theirs is the newest method of alleviating pernicious anemia.

Since Professors George Richards Minot & William Parry Murphy (Harvard) and Dean George Hoyt Whipple (University of Rochester) showed that something in liver causes red blood corpuscles to grow, they and others have sought some simple way of getting the liver into an anemic's system. Eating half a pound...

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