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Disease relevance of Laetrile


Psychiatry related information on Laetrile

  • We analyze one case, Rutherford v. United States, that was won in the lower courts by the advocates of laetrile and conclude that the courts may have allowed emotionalism to interfere with the process of rational decision-making [6].

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Biological context of Laetrile


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Analytical, diagnostic and therapeutic context of Laetrile


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