• scorbutic
  • He showed that the missing factor in scurvy was present in citrus fruits and tomatoes, also demonstrating that some dried milk preparations were anti-scorbutic and that pasteurization reduced this effect in fresh milk. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1747
  • Now, I had been taught in school that scurvy had been conquered in 1747, when the Scottish physician James Lind proved in one of the first controlled medical experiments that citrus fruits were an effective cure for the disease. (idlewords.com)
  • infants
  • Over the course of fifty years, scurvy would return to torment not just Polar explorers, but thousands of infants born into wealthy European and American homes. (idlewords.com)
  • diseases
  • Scurvy is one of the accompanying diseases of malnutrition (other such micronutrient deficiencies are beriberi or pellagra) and thus is still widespread in areas of the world depending on external food aid. (wikipedia.org)
  • But considering our current dietary habits and their association with lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, could scurvy be making a comeback? (theconversation.com)
  • In the United Kingdom , it has been claimed wartime diseases such as scurvy are being seen in children because of diets high in junk food, which are worse for them than rationing was 70 years ago. (theconversation.com)
  • Africa
  • By the time of arrival, 9 September, at Table Bay in southern Africa, the three ships were so devastated by scurvy that the men of Lancaster's ship, Red Dragon, had to assist the rest of the fleet into the harbor. (wikipedia.org)
  • nutritional
  • The results were especially surprising, Churchill says, because the nutritional bar for preventing scurvy is so low. (slate.com)
  • acid
  • Atkinson inclined to Almroth Wright's theory that scurvy is due to an acid intoxication of the blood caused by bacteria. (idlewords.com)
  • pirates
  • Those Scurvy Rascals is a children's animated series following the adventures of three underwear obsessed pirates. (wikipedia.org)
  • experimental
  • In 1601 Captain Admiral James Lancaster unintentionally performed an experimental study of lemon juice as a preventive for scurvy. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • There are rising numbers of scurvy cases in people from developed countries who are overweight and appear to be well fed. (medindia.net)
  • Churchill says the at-risk population he's identified has mostly been left out of the scurvy discussion: socially isolated, low-income people with high rates of mental illness and limited access to fresh food. (slate.com)
  • Some people are more at risk of scurvy than others. (theconversation.com)
  • study
  • Since there's no reason to think Springfield's population is unique, Churchill's study suggests that scurvy could be endemic to communities across the country, and largely undiagnosed. (slate.com)
  • I learned about this topic while I was interviewing Churchill for a radio story on primary care trends and he mentioned the scurvy study as an aside. (slate.com)
  • found
  • When his team started the research, they looked for other clinical studies on scurvy, and "we found almost nothing. (slate.com)
  • Ebot Michell''s "Recp.t for the Scurvy" was found in a 100-page household book "Ebot Michell Her Book 1707″ discovered in a house in Hasfield, Gloucestershire. (thaindian.com)
  • help
  • During his voyages of exploration James Cook collected a number of plant species at various locations which were used to help ward off scurvy amongst his crew. (wikipedia.org)
  • back
  • Back then, scurvy killed more seafarers than storms and shipwrecks combined. (slate.com)
  • George Anson in the early 1740s, in which only 145 men out of 1,300 arrived back home, the majority of them dying of scurvy. (thaindian.com)
  • long
  • Fortunately, Scurvy shouldn't be released before a long time as a figure. (he-man.org)
  • From that point on, we were told, the Royal Navy had required a daily dose of lime juice to be mixed in with sailors' grog, and scurvy ceased to be a problem on long ocean voyages. (idlewords.com)
  • poor
  • As scurvy worsens there can be poor wound healing, personality changes, and finally death from infection or bleeding. (wikipedia.org)
  • pair
  • pants on the poop deck, pants in the hold, pants in the chest where there should be gold, pants in the crows nest, pants at sea, and a big pair of pants where the sail should be- those scurvy rascals! (wikipedia.org)
  • months
  • Scott left a base abundantly stocked with fresh meat, fruits, apples, and lime juice, and headed out on the ice for five months with no protection against scurvy, all the while confident he was not at risk. (idlewords.com)
  • His fleet of four ships departed Torbay in southwest England on 21 April 1601, and scurvy began appearing in three of the ships by 1 August (4 months after sailing). (wikipedia.org)
  • problem
  • Scurvy is a serious problem in underdeveloped countries, in international refugee camps and in populations that subsist mainly on cereal grains. (medindia.net)