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May 4, 1929


JAMA. 1929;92(18):1534-1535. doi:10.1001/jama.1929.02700440042022

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Malaria Therapy in Paresis  A. Marie, Miquel and H. Ey recently presented before the Academy of Medicine a group of patients in which the manifestations of paresis had been arrested by inoculation with malaria. They gave statistics pertaining to more than 200 cases in which this method had been employed. About 40 per cent of remissions were secured, and half of these were sufficiently complete to allow the patients to resume their ordinary mode of living, many of the cases dating back more than three years. In seventeen cases, it was shown that the Wassermann test, which had been until then positive, had become negative. The method is coming to be more and more generally employed in France.

Rabies and Antirabic Treatment in Tropical Countries  P. Remlinger, director of the Institut Pasteur in Tangier, Morocco, gave recently some important information on rabies and antirabic treatment in tropical countries. It has

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