Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Housewife Remedy for Scurvy Preceded Medical Discovery

(PhysOrg.com) -- A 100-page handwritten book by Mrs. Ebot Mitchell written in 1707 on household remedies contains among other things a recipe to treat scurvy. The recipe containing extracts from plants, orange juice, white ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Vitamin C protects brain from seizures

Alzheimer's patients are five to 10 times more likely to suffer unprovoked seizures compared to healthy individuals. Alzheimer's patients often also have reduced levels of ascorbate, or vitamin C.

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