Medicine: Moore on Syphilis

Almost all 4,000,000 syphilitics in the U.S. whose hearts and nerves are sound could, with proper treatment, get well. This statement was made last week in an authoritative medical book on syphilis published by one of the top U.S. experts, Dr. Joseph Earle Moore of Johns Hopkins (The Modern Treatment of Syphilis; C. C. Thomas; $7). In reviewing the cases of 35,000 patients over a period of almost 30 years, Dr. Moore came to some remarkable conclusions about natural immunity, chemical cures, social hygiene.

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