WILLIAM G. DOWNS JR.
Since the now famous reports of Brown-Sequards on the results of testicular injections and transplants, and the ensuing work of other less well-known and imaginative observers, almost every effect which might be conceived, has been attributed to the glands of internal secretion. Many of these apparent results have seemed to be well-substantiated, while many are quite obviously merely the offspring of the purest flights of imagination. Because of this latter rather awe-inspiring group the more serious students of the field only essay new attacks upon endocrine problems with the greatest diffidence, and consequently many extremely fruitful lines of investigation are
DOWNS WG. Observations on the Coincidence of Endocrine Dystrophies and Mental Subnormalities1. Ann Intern Med. ;2:810–814. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-2-8-810
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;2(8):810-814.
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