Medicine: Hope for Reversal

Hardening of the arteries is a disorder as baffling as it is widespread, and most physicians have long despaired of being able to do their patients much good. But U.S. members of the Pan American Medical Association (see above) got home last week with hope that they may soon be able to do a good deal to help patients in the earlier stages of the disease without waiting for detailed knowledge of how it develops.

Dr. Alfred Steiner, of Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons, did not go into the question of what comes...

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