Tagged: intravenous

Reviews & IV vitamin C as treatment for severe pneumonia - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Nov 05, 2010

Recently I suggested one approach to check a claim was to look to the review literature. That article was a generalisation of what I originally wrote as a comment in reply to others’ claim that high-dose intravenous (IV) vitamin C was a sound treatment for severe pneumonia. Below is a revised and expanded version of the … Read More

Clash of the anecdotes on vitamin C - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Aug 22, 2010

If you read today’s letters to the Sunday Star Times you’ll see the flip side of anecdotal evidence on the use of intravenous vitamin C to treat serious illness. The letter below illustrates well why it is potentially very dangerous when people make decisions that may impact their health based on anecdotal evidence. Miraculous recoveries and “miracle cures” get all … Read More