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February 2, 1935


JAMA. 1935;104(5):417. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760050063027

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To the Editor:—  I have read with great interest the editorial on the pineal body (The Journal, Nov. 24, 1934, p. 1626). My investigations (Zentralbl. f. Gynäk. 57:634 [March 18] 1933) have shown that my extract of the pineal body has an antiestrogenic effect, disturbs the estrous cycle, inhibits the development of weight in infantile mice, and has a therapeutic effect in certain genital bleedings, particularly cases of juvenile bleedings.

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