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Observations on the effects of sea water in the scurvy and scrophula

William Logan

Observations on the effects of sea water in the scurvy and scrophula

in which a new theory of those diseases is attempted; with some reasons why bathing in fresh water must be much superior to that of the sea. By William Logan, M.D. ...

by William Logan

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Published by printed for E. and C. Dilly in London .
Written in English


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Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1991. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 4919, no. 14).

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 4919, no. 14.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4],45,[1]p.
Number of Pages45
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Open LibraryOL16854638M

Full text of "Dermato-pathologia, or, Practical observations, from some new thoughts on the pathology and proximate cause of diseases of the true skin and its emanations, the rete mucosum and cuticle: with an appendix containing further observations in the influence of the perspirable fluid in the production of animal heat; and remarks on the late theories of scurvy: with the particular view. The author describes in detail a case of sporadic scurvy in an adult man (an alcoholic) whose diet for the previous nine months had consisted solely of cold meat and alcohol. The osmotic resistance of the red blood corpuscles was subnormal, the cholesterol and calcium of the serum were low, while the potassium was high. After a few weeks on a normal diet containing plenty of vegetables and Author: A. Abraham. DEFINITION. Scurvy is a disease resulting from a deficiency of vitamin C, which is required for the synthesis of collagen in humans and it is required as a redox agent, reducing metal ions in many enzymes and removing free radicals. In this capacity, it protects DNA, protein, and vessel walls from damage caused by free radicals. The chemical name for vitamin C, ascorbic acid, is derived from. Scurvy is a terrible disease caused by a defficiency of vitamin C. Symptoms | Remedies. A terrible and gruesome disease, scurvy is caused simply by a lack of vitamin C (also known as Ascorbic Acid) and Vitamin B. The first recording of the symptoms was in ancient Egypt in BC, but it certainly had been a problem before that date. Its causes were not understood.


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The Paperback of the Observations on the effects of sea water in the scurvy and scrophula by William Logan at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping Pages: Observations on the effects of sea water in the scurvy and scrophula: in which a new theory of those diseases is attempted; By William Logan. Logan, William, Observations on the effects of sea water in the scurvy and scrophula: in which a new theory of those diseases is attempted ; By William Logan.

Observations on the effects of sea water in the scurvy and scrophula: in which a new theory of those diseases is attempted ; with some reasons why bathing in fresh water must be much superior to that of the sea.

By William Logan, M.D. ebook version of Observations on the effects of sea water in the scurvy and scrophula: in which a new theory of those diseases is attempted; By William Logan. (Logan, William, ) [2],45,[1]p. ; 8⁰. Observations on the Nature and Cure of Calculus, Sea Scurvy, Consumption, Catarrah, and Fever: Together with Conjectures Upon Several Other Subjects of Physiology and Pathology Authors Thomas Beddoes, Christoph Girtanner.

Author(s): Logan,William, Title(s): Observations on the effects of sea water in the scurvy and scrophula: in which a new theory of those diseases is attempted: with some reasons why bathing in fresh water must be much superior to that of the sea/ by William Logan.

The book summarizes how the work of James Lind (surgeon), James Cook (mariner), and Gilbert Blane (gentleman) led to solutions combating scurvy.

Scurvy, "the plague of the sea," killed over an estimated two million sailors during the Age of Sail. Observations on the scurvy: with a review of the theories lately advanced on that disease ; and the opinions of Dr.

Milman refuted from practice. I thought of writing a book on scurvy in the early s and signed a contract with a British press spe-cializing in history titles, but procrastination put it out of reach. When I was asked at the end of the decade to sign a contract for a book to be entitled “Scurvy, the Disease of Discovery,” it seemed like a happy rejuvenation of anFile Size: 4MB.

Scurvy, Of the Prevention of the Scurvy I shall conclude the precepts relating to the preservation of seamen with showing the best means of obviating many inconveniences which attend long voyages and of removing the several causes productive of this mischief. The following are the experiments.

The Lancet OBSERVATIONS ON SCURVY. James Turnbull M.D. PHYSICIAN TO THE LIVERPOOL NORTHERN HOSPITAL. The occurrence of scurvy from failure of the potato crop; co- existence of fever and dysentery; scurvy in former times; its ravages at sea; means by which it has been almost eradicated from the navy; extent to which it still occurs in merchant ships; at the port of Liverpool; recent Author: James Turnbull.

Define sea scurvy. sea scurvy synonyms, sea scurvy pronunciation, sea scurvy translation, English dictionary definition of sea scurvy.

A disease caused by deficiency of vitamin C, characterized by spongy and bleeding gums, bleeding under the skin, and extreme weakness.

adj. A Dissertation On The Use Of Sea Water In The Diseases Of The Glands: Particularly The Scurvy, Jaundice, King's-evil, Leprosy, And The Glandular Consumption [Richard Russell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages.

Often the ships would be at sea for months at a time without touching land and the provisioning for the very large crew was difficult. Hard Tack, fresh water and occasional bits of stew was the basic ration for most regular seamen. Scurvy was the. Scurvy, also called vitamin C deficiency, one of the oldest-known nutritional disorders of humankind, caused by a dietary lack of vitamin C (ascorbic acid), a nutrient found in many fresh fruits and vegetables, particularly the citrus n C is important in the formation of collagen (an element of normal tissues), and any deficiency of the vitamin interferes with normal tissue.

This paper outlines the history of scurvy and vitamin C. The first section of the paper outlines the science of vitamin C. The second discusses outlines the medical progression of vitamin C deficiency and scurvy. The third section gives a brief timeline of scurvy throughout human history.

The fourth section discusses the conditions during the age of sail that combined to make scurvy the. The first signs and symptoms of scurvy, the vitamin C deficiency disease, appear after about 20 to 40 days on a diet free of vitamin C and include fatigue and pinpoint hemorrhages around hair follicles These hemorrhages are the most characteristic sign of scurvy.

In addition, the gums and joints bleed, a classic sign of connective tissue failure. The Power Of Water-dock Against The Scurvy: With Marks To Know That Disease In All Its States [Hill, John] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Power Of Water-dock Against The Scurvy: With Marks To Know That Disease In All Its StatesAuthor: John Hill. Scurvy is a rare condition that can develop if you don't have enough vitamin C in your diet. Vitamin C (also called ascorbic acid) is vital for the body as it is needed to make collagen.

Collagen is a type of protein found in many different types of tissue, such as skin, blood vessels, bones and cartilage (which covers the surface of joints). Scurvy book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

From the earliest recorded appearance of the disease in the sixteenth centu /5(). How scurvy affects your digestive, circulatory, and skeletal system. Digestive System Scurvy affects the digestive system because without vitamin C, your teeth and gums would be very unhealthy, and you would not be able to mechanically digest food very well.

Also, vitamin C is important for digestion because it helps to absorb iron. Scurvy took a terrible toll in the Age of Sail, killing more sailors than were lost in all sea battles combined. The threat of the disease kept ships close to home and doomed those vessels that ventured too far from port.

The willful ignorance of the royal medical elite, who endorsed ludicrous medical theories based on speculative research while ignoring the life-saving properties of citrus 3/5(8). Full text of "Practical observations on the operation and effects of certain medicines, in the prevention and cure of diseases to which Europeans are subject in hot climates, and in these kingdoms ; particularly those of the liver, flux, and yellow fever: applicable also to the prevention and cure of the scurvy To which are added, plain directions for private use in the absence of a.

In a surgeon of the Royal Navy, James Lind, completed a study in which he observed and treated victims of scurvy with various foods, especially limes and lemons.

In (a six year lag) he published his results, A Treatise on the Scurvy, in which he described all aspects of the disease and its remedies, with speculation of possible causes. The whole question of scurvy was much confused by the belief which persisted for many years that there. was a 'sea scurvy' and a land scurvy'.

It was J. Bachstrom in his Obser- vationes circa scorbutum published in who came out strongly against this idea, giving : Burnby J, Bierman A. Title: Scary Scurvy At Sea (Health & Nutrition) Grade(s): Introduction: Vitamin C is a colorless crystalline water-soluble vitamin found in citrus fruits and green vegetables.

It is made from glucose by organisms. It is required for maintaining healthy connective tissue and is readily destroyed by heat and light.

It is also called ascorbic. Life at Sea: Sores, Scabs and Scurvy Sick at Sea Match the description of the illness with its name. Lack of proper vitamins in diet A Syphilis Being off balance on board a ship B Typhus High fever from being bitten by lice C Sea Sickness Disease of the large intestines D Dysentery Disease transmitted by sexual contact E Malaria.

We examined prey selection and foraging behaviors of the crab Charybdis japonica exposed to four combinations of pH ( and ) and temperature (18 °C and 25 °C).

The order of prey selection by C. japonica was Potamocorbula laevis, Ruditapes philippinarum, Tegillarca granosa and Mactra high pCO 2, times for searching, breaking, eating and handling were all Cited by: Scurvy Treatment Page Menu: 1 2 3 Next>> Scurvy Treatment During the Golden Age of Piracy - Page 1 " after being about four months in our passage from the Downs, after eating a hearty breakfast of salt beef, I found myself taken with a pain under my left breast, where I had formerly received a dangerous this time the sea scurvy increased upon me, as it had done upon many others, a.

Scurvy was a huge problem for English sailors in the s and s. Because of what Dr. James Lind discovered, the Royal Navy made sure that all sailors had lemon juice to drink when they were at sea for longer than one month.

Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (M), or click on a page image below to browse page by by: 1.

Bown credits three men with discovering a solution to the mystery of scurvy: a surgeon, James Lind (), sea captain James Cook (), and a physician, Gilbert Blane (). Lemon juice had been known to prevent and cure scurvy since the 17 th century, but 18 th century medical men disregarded empirical knowledge in favor of.

Scurvy, the consequence of a prolonged vitamin C deficiency, was not an uncommon ailment of seafarers. The problem faced by the residents of La Isabela, however, says National Geographic, is that Author: Colin Schultz.

Father of modern epidemiology 3. Cholera epidemic, 4. Conducted one of the first observational studies in the neighborhoods of 18th-century London and discovered that contaminated drinking water was the cause of cholera 5. Snow conducted a landmark series of studies which tested his hypothesis about mode of transmission and led to an.

Eight Decades of Scurvy. The Case History of a Misleading Dietary Hypothesis. Irwin Stone. PC-A¹ This paper will discuss the history of scurvy in this country over the past eight decades and try to explain how a potentially-fatal and insidious genetic disease of such wide incidence in our population could become an unrecognized,File Size: 41KB.

On the Genetic Etiology of Scurvy Irwin Stone. It is well known that humans deprived of ascorbic acid will develop scurvy and death will ensue in a few months.

In the early nineteen-thirties, ascorbic acid was identified as the antiscorbutic principle in foodstuffs that provided the.

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This Google search for "immune to scurvy" (in quotes to ensure consecutiveness) brings up (assorted rubbish, and) pages about apparent cases of men immune to scurvy. It is to be wondered if there are occasional or rare cases of humans who have a working L-gulonolactone oxidase gene and thus can make Vitamin C: see Vitamin C - Wikipedia https.

Is there any medication for scurvy and can scurvy be cured. What causes scurvy. Your doctor can prescribe Vitamin C supplements. The best cure and a ways of preventing scurvy is to have a lot of Vitamin C supplements such as: Lemons, limes, oranges, grape fruits, kiwi, green.

Cultural Diversity, Heritage and Human Rights establishes a fresh approach that will interest students and practitioners alike and on which future work in the heritage field might proceed.

Buy Cultural Diversity, Heritage and Human Rights by William Logan from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books. Book Details. ISBN. You touched in a very interesting point. The vitamin C is not a carboxylic acid, although it has an acidic character.

Vitamin C is a molecule with some complex structure and has a lactone function present within. Lactone is a class of cyclic compo.Life at Sea: Sores, Scabs and Scurvy Sick at Sea Match the description of the illness with its name. F Lack of proper vitamins in diet A Syphilis C Being off balance on board a ship B Typhus B High fever from being bitten by lice C Sea Sickness D Disease of the large intestines D Dysentery A Disease transmitted by sexual contact E Malaria.