Chance and Commitment: Memoirs of a Medical Scientist

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Wakefield Press, 2005 - Biography & Autobiography - 301 pages
The work of Dr. Basil Hetzel and his team of researchers has prevented and will continue to prevent millions of people worldwide from being born intellectually disabled. In this memoir, Hetzel recalls his discovery that a single dose of iodized oil added to the diet of pregnant women could eradicate the serious birth defects that had plagued many developing countries.
 

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Contents

Chapter
4
Postgraduate Studies Adelaide 19451951
33
Chapter 5
48
Research Fellow London 19541955
63
Chapter 8
85
Chapter 9
104
Human Nutrition and Public Health 19761985
132
Chapter 12
176
Chapter 14
211
Chapter 15
236
Chapter 16
252
Bibliography
271
Index
285
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About the author (2005)

Basil Hetzel is a world-renowned research scientist who has petitioned governments around the world for the benefit of public health and has written numerous textbooks on public health and healthy lifestyles.

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