Medicine: Vitamin Powwow

To the University of Chicago last week went 400 of the country's scientists for a meeting devoted to one subject alone: vitamins. Although the symposium dealt mostly with highly technical laboratory discoveries, one familiar fact was reiterated : in a well-balanced diet of fresh vegetables, meat, fruit, whole grains, eggs and milk, there are always plenty of vitamins.

All For One. Keynote of the meeting was sounded by Dr. Conrad Elvehjem of Wisconsin (originator of nicotinic-acid treatment for pellagra), who said: "Many of the deficiency diseases . . . are multiple deficiencies."


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