H. M. MARGOLIS, M.D., M.S.; V. W. EISENSTEIN, M.D.
We physicians who have seen a veritable flood of new discoveries in science have become impressed by the importance of the environment in relation to human disease. The achievements in the field of bacteriology pointed to the identification of many of the infectious diseases, and in many instances led to the complete solution of the problem of contagion and of prevention. The fruitful researches in the study of nutrition, the phenomenal discovery of the vitamins, for example, pointed out factors hitherto unknown in the production of disease. As the web of information concerning the function of the endocrine glands is
MARGOLIS HM, EISENSTEIN VW. Twins as Biologic Controls in the Study of Human Constitution1: An Additional Approach to the Study of Clinical Medicine. Ann Intern Med. 1933;6:1489–1506. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-6-11-1489
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1933;6(11):1489-1506.
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