Dr. Eugen Steinach, who was famed for his theories of human rejuvenation through gland surgery, has died in Switzerland at the age of 83, according to information reaching here today. Dr. Steinach, whose theories aroused much controversy in medical circles, was born in the town of Hohenems, in the Austrian Tyrol, where his family had been prominent in Jewish affairs for several generations. He was educated in Switzerland and Austria and taught at universities in Prague and Vienna. Dr. Steinach was not in Austria when the Nazis invaded the country, and never returned.
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