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Essential Bibliography

Essential Bibliography


Want powerful nutritional references with minimal searching? They exist. There is no need to reinvent the wheel. My motto: find those who are getting good results, and then do what they do. Here they are: some of aggressive vitamin therapy's greatest hits.


Padayatty et al. Intravenously administered vitamin C as cancer therapy: three cases. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 2006. 174(7), March 28, p 937-942.

Neil H. Riordan, Hugh D. Riordan, Ronald E. Hunninghake, M.D. Intravenous Ascorbate as a Chemotherapeutic and Biologic Response Modifying Agent.  (More of the work of Riordan HD: )

Cameron, Ewan and Baird, G. (1973) "Ascorbic Acid and Dependence on Opiates in Patients with Advanced and Disseminated Cancer," Journal of International Research Communications, 1:38

Cathcart, Robert F. III (1981) "The Method of Determining Proper Doses of Vitamin C for the Treatment of Disease by Titrating to Bowel Tolerance," Journal of Orthomolecular Psychiatry, 10:125-132

Cathcart, Robert F. III (1984)  "Vitamin C in the Treatment of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)," Medical Hypotheses, 14:423-433

Harrell, Ruth F. et al (1981) "Can Nutritional Supplements Help Mentally Retarded Children? An Exploratory Study," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 78: 574-578

Hoffer, A., Osmond, H., Callbeck, J.M., and Kahan, I. (1957) Treatment of schizophrenia with nicotinic acid and nicotinamide. Journal of Clinical Experimental Psychopathology 18:131-158. 

Hoffer, Abram (1971) Use of ascorbic acid with niacin in schizophrenia. Canadian Medical Journal, November 6.

Hoffer, Abram (1974) Treatment of schizophrenia. Orthomolecular Psychiatry 3:4, 280-290. 

Jungeblut, C. W. (1935) Inactivation of poliomyelitis virus by crystallin vitamin C (ascorbic acid). Journal of Experimental Medicine.  62:517-521.

Klenner, Frederick R. (1949) "The Treatment of Poliomyelitis and Other Virus Diseases with Vitamin C," Journal of Southern Medicine and Surgery, 113:101-107

Klenner, Frederick R. (1953) The use of vitamin C as an antibiotic. Journal of Applied Nutrition.  6:274-278. 

Klenner, Frederick R. (1971)  "Observations on the Dose of Administration of Ascorbic Acid When Employed Beyond the Range of a Vitamin in Human Pathology," Journal of Applied Nutrition, 23(3 and 4), pp 61-68, Winter

Klenner, Frederick R. (1973) Response of peripheral and central nerve pathology to megadoses of the vitamin B complex and other metabolites.  Journal of Applied Nutrition.  25:16.

McCormick, W. J. (1957) Coronary thrombosis: a new concept of mechanism and etiology. Clinical Medicine. 4:7, July.

McCormick, W. J. (1962) Have we forgotten the lesson of scurvy?  Journal of Applied Nutrition. 15(1,2) p 4-12.

Murata, A. (1975) Virucidal activity of vitamin C: Vitamin C for the prevention and treatment of viral diseases. Proceedings of the First Intersectional Congress of Microbiological Societies, Science Council of Japan. 3:432-42. 

Murata, A., Morishige, F. and Yamaguchi, H. (1982) Prolongation of survival times of terminal cancer patients by administration of large doses of ascorbate. International Journal of Vitamin and Nutrition Research Suppl., 23, 1982, p. 103-113. Also in Hanck, A., ed.  (1982) Vitamin C: New Clinical Applications.  Bern: Huber, 103-113. 

Osmond, Humphrey and Hoffer, Abram (1962) Massive niacin treatment in schizophrenia: review of a nine-year study. Lancet 1:316-319.

Pauling, Linus (1968)  "Orthomolecular Psychiatry," Science, 160:265-271

Pauling, L. and Rath, M. (1991) An orthomolecular theory of human health and disease. Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine. 6: 3 and 4, pp 135-138.

Rinse, Jacobus (1975) Atherosclerosis: prevention and cure (parts 1 and 2). Prevention. November and December.

Scher, J. (1976) et al.  Massive vitamin C as an adjunct in methadone maintenence and detoxification of narcotic addicts. Journal of Orthomolecular Psychiatry. 5:3, 191-198.

Williams, Roger J. (1974) The neglect of nutritional science in cancer research. Congressional Record, Wednesday, October 16. p. S.19204.

Zuskin, E., Lewis, A.J., Bouhuys, A. (1973) Inhibition of histamine-induced airway constriction by ascorbic acid. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 51:218-226. 

All works by these authors, including their books, are exceptionally valuable. I offer my highest recommendation in hopes that you will share in their knowledge. 

Andrew Saul is the author of the books FIRE YOUR DOCTOR! How to be Independently Healthy (reader reviews at ) and DOCTOR YOURSELF: Natural Healing that Works. (reviewed at )

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