Vitamin A
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Nutritional Medicine

"Three hundred cases of measles received a concentrate of vitamins A and D during the acute stage of the disease: eleven deaths occurred in the series. In a control series of 300 cases having a similar age distribution twenty-six-deaths occurred.  Evidence is brought forward in support of the view that the pulmonary complications were less severe in the treated cases than in the controls."---J. B. Ellison M.A., M.D., D.P.H. 1932

"Recent published studies have found that 72%. of hospitalised measles cases in America are Vitamin A deficient."--Hilary Butler

"Knowing that measles often leads to vitamin A loss, we had begun to wonder if Africa's high death rates from measles might also be connected with vitamin A deficiency. To test this, children hospitalized with measles in Tanzania were given vitamin A capsules. The measles death rate fell by half. It was at this point that we discovered, to our astonishment, that a similar experiment had been conducted 50 years earlier in a London hospital - with the same results: medicine too has doors it did not enter, paths it did not take."--Dr. Alfred Sommer

"There is a "cure" for measles. It is called vitamin A... cod-liver oil. As early as 1932 doctors used cod-liver oil to reduce hospital mortality by 58%, but then antibiotics became the treatment of fashion, (Clin. Infect. Dis., Sept. 1994, pg 493) and vitamin A was ignored until 1980. A 1993 study showed that 72% of hospitalised measles cases in America are vitamin A deficient, and the worse the deficiency the worse the complications and higher the death rate. (Pediatric Nursing, Sept./Oct. 96.) Yet doctors and hospitals in New Zealand do not use vitamin A."  http://www.ias.org.nz/measles.htm

Butter, Vitamin E and the X Factor of Dr. Price by Royal Lee

Vitamin A---Sheri Taken from HEALTHY TALK "magazine"...

Vitamin A & child mortality citations

STATEMENT ON VITAMIN A IN RELATION TO GULF WAR SYNDROME AND OTHER AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES Frederick W. Plapp, Jr. Ph.D.

VITAMIN A by Dr. Joseph Pizzorno, N.D.

"My friend explained that the reason all these different ‘nasties’ could cause almost identical defects was that viruses pull Vitamin A out of the system. If you feed a pregnant dog a diet deficient in Vitamin A (but no viruses) you will get TORCH defects in the puppies. If children in Africa who are malnourished get measles, they can go blind (as can babies born with congenital rubella effects, except in babies the blindness is permanent.). But the blindness in malnourished children is reversible with Vitamin A. The reason for these defects in babies is that in the first few weeks that a baby is forming, cells divide very quickly. One of the nutritional keys to proper cell division is vitamin A, and if a mother contracts any virus, the body uses that Vitamin A to fight the infection… but the baby keeps on forming – minus one essential building block."--Hilary Butler

[2006] Cod Liver Oil: The Number One Superfood by Krispin Sullivan, CN

[1999] AUTISTIC CHILDREN ARE "WAKING UP"--RICHMOND PEDIATRICIAN MAY HAVE FOUND LINK TO VITAMIN A DEFICIENCY AND AUTISM

[pdf] Clinician of the Month Interview with Dr Mary Megson from the Institute of Functional Medicine Forum September 1999

New Study Vitamin A & Autism: "Toxin in DPT Vaccine [may] Cause Autism"

[2008] She No Longer Needs to Wear Glasses

Media
[2010 Oct] Vitamin A pill 'could save the sight of millions as they get older'

Books
[1983, 1992] PREVENTION OF BLINDNESS IN BRITAIN by Stanley C. Evans
ISBN 07109 0029 5. Proof that ophthalmic nutritional therapy works as well in Britain as in Africa and The dangers of orthodox eye treatments.
This book contains clinical details of 130 cases successfully treated in Britain during the past three years, including 34 cataract cases. 80 glaucoma cases. 6 dry eye cases. 4 macular degeneration cases, 2 retinitis cases, 2 keratoconus cases and 4 strabismus cases. Diagrams illustrating decrease in blind zones in macular degeneration , and increase in visual fields in retinitis pigmentosa resulting from ophthalmic nutritional therapy.


Hilary Butler