An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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GERSON, Max

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Ueber Versuche, schwere Formen der Tuberkulose durch diätetische Behandlung zu beeinflussen.

Münch. med. Wschr., 73, 47-51, 1926.

Gerson introduced a salt-restricted diet in the treatment of tuberculosis; this was subsequently modified by Sauerbruch and Herrmannsdorfer, becoming known as the “Gerson–Sauerbruch–Hermannsdorfer diet”. The scientific efficacy of this diet, or of other diets promoted by Gerson to cure cancer, was never independently confirmed. With A. Hermannsdorfer,



Subjects: INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Tuberculosis, NUTRITION / DIET, Quackery