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The Sheffield Experiment on the Vitamin C Requirement of Human Adults
Volunteers (conscientious objectors in WWII) were deprived of vitamin C to the point of scurvy. Led to several cardiac episodes without warning. Volunteers insisted the experiments continue, determined to prove their courage.
scurvy  disease  sheffield  conscientious  objector 
february 2010 by maciej
Sailors' scurvy before and after James Lind – a reassessment
Fantastic survey paper on the state of knowledge before and after Lind, and his exact role. Uses a nice question/answer format.
pdf  baron  scurvy  lind  nutrition  med  hist 
february 2010 by maciej

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