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July 6, 1940

Medical News

JAMA. 1940;115(1):65-68. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810270067017

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Society News.—  The Craighead-Poinsett County Medical Society was addressed recently by Drs. Duane M. Carr and Conley H. Sanford, both of Memphis, Tenn., on "Role of Amebiasis in Chronic Digestive Disturbances" and "Injuries to the Chest" respectively.—Dr. Richard E. Ching, Memphis, discussed "Blood Pressure" before the Mississippi County Medical Society, May 7, and Dr. Gilbert J. Levy, Memphis, "Certain Drugs in the Treatment of Meningitis."— The speakers before the Benton County Medical Society in Gentry, May 9, were Drs. Roy E. Myers and A. M. Gregg, both of Joplin, Mo., on hyperinsulinism and hyperthyroidism, respectively.


Sale of Sobisminol Restricted.—  Because of the dangers involved in self administration of sobisminol, the California State Board of Health has adopted regulations that prohibit the sale of the drug except on written prescription of a duly licensed physician. Manufacturers of the product are also required to provide full information relative to the

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