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Science on Saturday: Science for Medicine: 4: Another Child's Poison


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In whole fields of medicine technical progress in treatment and biological research are advancing together.

In very rare cases a child may grow up mentally deficient because its body fails to carry out certain chemical changes needed to cope with protein in the food. The programme shows how research on this condition, Phenylketonurea, has revealed not only the cause of the disease but also how it may be diagnosed and overcome.
Speakers include Professor John Squire, M.D.
First seen in the Eye On Research series on May 26, 1959
(to 11.00)


Speaker: Professor John Squire
Producer: Philip Daly
Science on Saturday is compiled and arranged by: James McCloy

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Science on Saturday: Science for Medicine: 4: Another Child's Poison

BBC Television, 2 December 1961 10.30

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