Medicine: C for Asthma

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Hay-fever sufferers, most skeptical of patients, were last fortnight again offered a new hope. In Science Chemists Harry N. Holmes and Wyvona Alexander, of Oberlin College, recommended vitamin C (ascorbic acid) for relieving the complaint.

"The patient," said the chemists confidently, "(after consulting the family physician, as was done in our own recorded experiments) would do well to begin with a daily 250-mg. dose and, if no decided improvement results after one week, to try 500 mg. daily until satisfactory progress is observed. After that he might get along comfortably...

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