Medicine: Steady, Mates

Doctors have tried, but over the years they have found nothing that is sure comfort to people who get sick riding on ships, planes, streetcars or camels. They have given advice (eat, don't eat, lie down, move around, wear an abdominal belt, keep your eye on the horizon). They have also suggested such medicines as Atropine (which tones down intestinal activity, believed to be a factor in nausea), Prostigmin (which keeps the stomach working in the right direction), and sedatives. Nothing worked well enough.

Last week, two Johns Hopkins physicians, Drs. Leslie N. Gay...

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