Medicine: Tank Treatment

Great pleasure it doubtless was for Henry H. Timken of Canton, Ohio (with money) and Dr. Orval James Cunningham of Kansas City, Mo. (with theory), who have built at Cleveland a great spherical tank to treat various diseases by means of compressed gases (TIME, June 4, 1927), to learn last week that the Harvard Medical School will experiment on the same lines. Harvard is installing a steel pressure cylinder 35 ft. long, 8 ft. in diameter, in which investigators can change air pressure from 60 Ibs. per sq. in. to the legerity at the...

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