Bethesda: National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke / National Institutes of Health, July 1968 / November 1970. Paperback. 165p., text reproduced from keyboard-set ms; softbound in 11x8.5 inch plain printed grey wraps. Small bump to head, covers corner-creased, mild edgewear and a little ddust, mild but pervasive handling crimps to both covers and contents, a sound enough copy, clean within and unmarked. Study of Child Growth and Development and Disease Patterns in Primitive Cultures, National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke. DHEW Publication no. (NIH) 76-1168.
Kuru a rare disease traceable to the consumption of the brains of dead people for ritual purposes. Symptoms can resemble polio, but there is great variation.