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November 15, 1930


JAMA. 1930;95(20):1519-1520. doi:10.1001/jama.1930.02720200055023

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Conference of Physiologists  The fourth conference of physiologists, held in the city of Charkov, May 20-26, was characterized by many interesting reports. In the plenary sittings of the conference much attention was paid to the questions of weariness and nutrition. Papers were read by Professor Kekcheev of Moscow on "Weariness and Methods for Its Study"; Professor Kagan of Charkov, "Energetics of Work and Weariness"; Professor Bernstein of Moscow, "The Present Biomechanical Method and the Study of Weariness." Professor Palladine of the Ukrainian Biochemical Institute, Charkoff, in his report on "Biochemistry and Weariness," explained the biochemical processes that take place in the brain, during the state of weariness.The session gave much attention to questions of nutrition. "Albumin Problems in Nutrition" was discussed by Professor Zbarsky of Moscow, and "Vegetables and Canned Vegetables as a Source of Vitamins" by Professor Cherkess of Odessa. Other reports were concerned with the organization of

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