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The Middle Path, One Day At A Time

A Spoonful of Sugar

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Malaria claims more than a million lives and sickens hundreds of millions of people each year, and more than 75% of malaria victims are African children under the age of five. Many of these children die from malaria-related hypoglycemia before they can reach a clinic capable of administering an intravenous dose of glucose, but one researcher believes he has found the solution—sugar. Researchers found that giving patients a teaspoon of moistened sugar under their tongues every 20 minutes is as effective as the standard therapy of intravenous glucose. 

Author: Bill

Stumbling down the Middle Path, one day at a time.

One thought on “A Spoonful of Sugar

  1. The “More…” link leads to an article about King Edward VI of England. Did I miss something?

    Apparently there is an error on the other server. Can’t fix it, so removed the link. Thanks for the catch.

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