Massive haemolysis shows risks of integrative clinics offering IV vitamin C

Integrative medicine clinics that market intravenous vitamin C therapy are putting people are risk  of life-threatening haemolysis, clinicians from the Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute in Victoria say. They warn against the use of unproven high-dose vitamin C in a case report of a cancer patient with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency who had near-fatal reaction and ...

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