Medicine: Cure?

The bulbous hearts of high blood pressure victims chirked up last week with hopes that a cure, at least a palliative, for their malady had been devised.

High blood pressure, a disease mainly of old age results from many causes—riotous living, too strenuous athletics, brain fatigue, disease, any undue strain on the human corporation. To repair damage to worn or fatigued tissues the heart works harder to pump cleansing, healing blood. Normally the arteries—flexible, elastic, contractile tubes springing directly from the heart as the great aorta and ending far away as tiny...

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