Medicine: Nobelmen

GEORGE HOYT WHIPPLE

GEORGE RICHARDS MINOT

WILLIAM PARRY MURPHY

Last week these three names were the most resounding in World Medicine. Their owners, U. S. doctors all, had just been jointly awarded the 1934 Nobel Prize for Medicine. They earned that highest of earthly distinctions for discovering that a diet of animal livers is a specific remedy, although no permanent cure, for pernicious anemia. The fourth, fifth and sixth U. S. medical investigators to receive the Nobel Prize,* they raise the U. S. medical score to match Germany's. Racily American were the responses of...

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