With the current nuclear reactor event in Japan people are running to the stores to fill up on potassium iodine.
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)
After our Action Alert on the FDA’s move against intravenous vitamin C, a number of rumors have sprung up. Today we want to sort through the confusion.
The precursors to cardiovascular disease and diabetes include a range of markers collectively known as metabolic syndrome.
There is a double standard in Western medicine when it comes to assessing the efficacy of vitamins compared to pharmaceutical drugs.
Vitamin C is commonly taken in large quantities to improve health and prevent asthma, allergies, viral infection, and heart disease.
A recent clinical study of Fast-C, a vitamin C ingredient, has confirmed the ingredient's quick absorption and retention rates. The study's findings were presented at the American College of Nutrition conference held last week in Orlando, FL.
The clinical trial is the second double-blind, randomized crossover clinical trial performed on Fast-C. The first trial took place in 2007 and likewise showed Fast-C's significantly faster vitamin C absorption time and retention.
by Shirang Netke, Ph.D.
July, 1949 SOUTHERN MEDICINE & SURGERY 209
Fred R. Klenner, M.D., Reidsville, North Carolina
In the late spring of 1949 the United States was in the grip of its worst poliomyelitis epidemic ever. On June 10 a paper on ways to save the lives of bulbar polio victims was read at the Annual Session of the American Medical Association (subsequently printed in its journal, JAMA, September 3, 1949, pages 1-8, volume 141, no. 1). Following the talk members of the audience were invited to comment.
Robert F. Cathcart, M.D.