Copper in the Treatment of Nutritional Anæmia in Infancy.


Ample evidence now exists to show that the nutritional anawmia, or milk anaemia, of babies bears a very close resemblance to the milk aneemia of rats, but whereas young rats in whom anwemia is induced by prolonged milk feeding suffer from a deficiency of copper as well as of iron, and require both copper and iron for their cure4, it is not yet proven that… (More)