McCarrison Society

Health Through Nutrition, A Birthright

Historic public recognition of the importance of Vitamin D; window cradles in Glasgow tenements, and UV for children in Town Halls

Published in a Scottish McCarrison Journal

By Marion Bowles

Kindly donated by Neville and Elisabeth Gay

Heliotherapy Vit D McCarrison 1Heliotherapy Vit D McCarrison 2Heliotherapy, including exposure to sun, was commonly used as part of tuberculosis treatment. Clinics were set up in the alps, possibly because results were better due to higher UVB penetration at altitude.

HeliotherapyPoster on the wall at the Wellcome Trust Library

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