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Abolishment of Board of Beriberi Investigation
The retrenchment in government expenses necessitated that the board of beriberi investigation should be abolished. The eighteenth conference, recently held in the council chamber of the war department, was the last. The committee had done its best but was not fortunate enough to find the true cause of the disease. Nevertheless, its investigation furnished a valuable contribution to pathology. The opinion of the majority of the committee holds that beriberi is due to lack of vitamin B in conjunction with some other factor.
Research on Gastric Ulcer
Dr. I. Honda of the pathologic laboratory of the Kyoto-Furitsu Medical College, for his studies of gastric ulcer, may receive a special award at the Japan pathologic conference, which is to be held, July 11, at the Imperial University in Hokkaido.
Kyoto University Fire
A great loss was suffered by the Kyoto Imperial University, May 1, when
JAPAN. JAMA. 1925;85(5):369–370. doi:10.1001/jama.1925.02670050053024
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