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The results of an important series of studies made by Dr. Joseph Goldberger, and his associates, of the U. S. Public Health Service, have recently been published, which indicate that black tongue, a disease of dogs, and pellagra, a disease of man, are practically identical. In connection with such studies an interesting investigation has been made of the pellagra-preventing properties of sixteen foods. These foods are maize, wheat, wheat germ, cowpea, soy bean, milk, butter, cod liver oil, cottonseed oil, lean beef, pork liver, salmon, egg yolk, tomatoes, carrots and rutabagas.
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Pellagra in Man and Black Tongue in Dogs found to be due to Similar Cause.. Ann Intern Med. 1928;2:388–389. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-2-4-388
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1928;2(4):388-389.
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