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February 1957

The Year Book of Endocrinology (1955-1956 Year Book Series).

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Edited by Gilbert S. Jordan, M.D., Ph.D. Price, not given. Pp. 367, with 72 illustrations. The Year Book Publishers, Inc., 200 E. Illinois St., Chicago 11, 1956.

AMA Arch Intern Med. 1957;99(2):321. doi:10.1001/archinte.1957.00260020157034

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Abstract

This review of the year's literature in endocrinology reflects the brisk pace of the field. Work on steroid metabolism has led the field, but other categories have not been neglected. The book is divided into sections which include each endocrine gland as a subdivision plus sections on carbohydrate metabolism and endocrine treatment of neoplastic diseases. An introduction to each section is provided by the editor. The articles reviewed are presented as brief and unusually readable abstracts and are frequently followed by comment from the editor. These comments and the introductions to each section are a useful guide to reading.

Special articles by E. Perry McCullagh, on "Aldosterone," and L. Arthur Mirsky, on the "Hypoglycemic Action of the Sulfamide Derivatives in Diabetes Mellitus," give the book additional scope and together make it both recent and readable.

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