Medicine: The Ticker & the Flicker

Two University of Illinois doctors reported last week that they had developed an instrument which, they hoped, would help to detect heart disease in its earliest stages. If their hope is fulfilled, countless cases of heart trouble may now be detected when they begin—in the arteries—and treated in time to slow down the disease.

Senior member of the research team which gave this encouraging news to the Chicago Society of Internal Medicine and the Chicago Heart Association was Physiologist Andrew C. Ivy, vice president of the University of Illinois. Under his general direction, an...

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