Medicine: Gold for Arthritis NEED ISSUE

More than 2,000,000 persons in the U. S. are victims of rheumatoid arthritis. What causes arthritis doctors do not know. Some think it a circulatory disturbance; a few call it an allergy; others believe it a sign of emotional conflict. The most widely held theory considers arthritis the result of a streptococcus infection. Since they have not understood its cause, doctors have blindly tried all kinds of treatment, ranging from tooth pulling (to remove a focus of infection), to injections of bee venom (to combat the allergy). But cures are few and far between.

New methods of treatment have usually started with...

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