Medicine: UBI

Doctors have known for 15 years that irradiating the blood with invisible ultraviolet rays helps in some diseases, notably blood poisoning. Three years ago Drs. Valinta P. Wasson, George P. Miley and Preston M. Dunning of the New York Infirmary decided to use the technique on children with acute rheumatic heart disease. Last week they reported success in 22 consecutive cases.

All of the children, aged three to 13, were acutely ill with inflamed heart muscles (one result of the disease), the doctors told the American Blood Irradiation Society in Atlantic City's Chalfonte-Haddon...

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