DiscoverThis Podcast Will Kill YouEp 19 Scurvy: Thanks a lot, evolution.
Ep 19 Scurvy: Thanks a lot, evolution.

Ep 19 Scurvy: Thanks a lot, evolution.

Update: 2019-02-0531
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Arr, mateys, climb aboard for a swash-buckling tale of when the high seas were full of disease! Today we’re covering a non-infectious but no less terrifying scourge that has wrecked millions of lives and sent even the bravest of sailors quivering in their boots: Scurvy. From the open ocean to the California gold rush to modern times, scurvy has been causing collagen breakdown throughout human history, and we can blame it all on...evolution?

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Michele Ashlock

Speaking of nutritional deficiencies that look like disease have you looked into pellagra?

Sep 17th
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Accordionbabe

Very elucidating. Loved it.

Jul 23rd
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Ep 19 Scurvy: Thanks a lot, evolution.

Ep 19 Scurvy: Thanks a lot, evolution.