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Bizarre 1922 Wyoming News Story Touted Benefits Of Prisoner Experiments

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Today it would be no shock to hear this is in a National Enquirer. This Wyoming State Tribune story, however, appeared on Oct. 03, in 1922: “Thousand California Convicts Rejuvenated by Glands of Animals.”

If the old newsprint has become hard to see clearly now, it reads:

The biggest human labratory for experimentation in glandular rejuvenation today is undoubtedly the California state prison, with its population of 2,600. 

The first 1,000 implantations of animal glandular substance in human beings here recently completed by Dr. L.L. Stanley, resident physician and internationally known as a pioneer in this field.

Most of these cases were convicts who voluntarily subjected themselves to the simple operation. Dr. Stanley today consented to give the results of his careful research in a conservative statement, to help clear the air of conflicting claims regarding this venture in renewing youth.

The doctor was also quoted as saying that many obstacles to continued research are due to “wild publicity, and medical buccaneers.” Stanley also said, “It is believed the substance injected did have a decided effect on those who are underweight, lack energy, sleep poorly, have scant appetite and are generally run down.” He also claimed, “Among those, within the first week of treatment, there is weight gain, more appetite and general bouyancy.”

If today’s advertisements about new treatment studies creep you out, how do you feel about 1922? I mean who knew?

 

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