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November 22, 1947

The 1946 Year Book of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Nutrition. Endocrinology

JAMA. 1947;135(12):808. doi:10.1001/jama.1947.02890120062034

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For the first time discussion of endocrinology in a yearbook series makes its appearance in a new yearbook of endocrinology, metabolism and nutrition. The section on endocrinology provides a discussion of the pituitary gland, the thyroid, parathyroids, adrenals, the pancreas, the testes and the ovaries, and a few miscellaneous topics. This book, like others in the yearbook series, provides a review of the literature and from time to time editorial comment on this review. Its value is determined largely by the editor, and for this task the services of Willard O. Thompson have been secured. Tom D. Spies acts as editor of the section on metabolism and nutrition and has divided the information following the introduction into that relating to pancreas, liver and adrenals; alimentary tract; hemopoietic system; cardiovascular system; the brain and nervous system; reproductive system; dermal, muscular and skeletal systems; relation of nutrition to infection and immunity; malnutrition,

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