Medicine: Tired ? Maybe it's an Ameba

Amebic dysentery is sometimes deadly, sometimes so innocuous that a man may have it, and transmit it to others, without knowing it. In the Medical Record last fortnight, Manhattan's Dr. Anthony Bassler reported that he had sampled 1.500 fellow Manhattanites, found that 8% had amebae in some degree. He thinks dysentery may be the real trouble in many unexplained cases of lack of ambition, short-term diarrhea, aching legs, poor memory and "irritable" or jumpy pulse.


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