They continued but six days under this course, having consumed the quantities that could be spared.
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|Birth:||4th October, 1716|
|Death:||13th July, 1794|
James Lind was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was a Scottish physician. He was a pioneer of naval hygiene in the Royal Navy. By conducting the first ever clinical trial, he developed the theory that citrus fruits cured scurvy. He also proposed that fresh water could be obtained by distilling sea water. He wrote several books include: A Treatise on the Scurvy and An Essay on Diseases Incidental to Europeans in Hot Climates.
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