Signs and requirementsBMJ 2010; 340 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c590 (Published 02 February 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c590
- John Pemberton, emeritus professor of social and preventive medicine1
- 1Queen’s University, Belfast
In their article on unrecognised scurvy, Choh and colleagues1 do not refer to the important human experiment on the effects of vitamin C deprivation on conscientious objectors in Sheffield in 1942.2 This study demonstrated the earliest signs of scurvy and showed that young men could remain healthy on …
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