Vitamin C aids CMT1A mice
High doses of ascorbic acid (vitamin C) can improve or stabilize motor function in mice with a particular form of Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease, say researchers in France, who published their results in the April issue of Nature Medicine.
"Clinical medicine is first and foremost the study of the difficult aspects and complexities of diseases. When a patient calls on you, he is under no obligation to have a simple disease just to please you." — Jean-Martin Charcot in a lecture to medical students, 1887