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Lymphoma doctor Burcica

Dr. burkit sent at the end of the war the military authorities in Africa, stayed there and worked as a doctor in Uganda for many years. He met there with incurable malignant disease of children, like leukemia, which was manifested by tumors of the jaws, kidneys and a bilious bubble. The doctor is devoted to research of many years, till I found out that this cancer lymphoreticular system. Since then it is called lymphoma of Burkit". This disease is such a common in Uganda, was almost unknown in South Africa.
To map the spread of disease, Dr. burkit traveled by car 15 thousand km through Africa. And found that lymphoma sick only where the temperature never drops below 15 C, and precipitation does not exceed 75 mm per year. He came to the conclusion that the virus that causes this type of cancer, most likely, is transferred some insect that lives only at such temperatures and high precipitation. For this discovery, Dr. burkit received the highest award given to the United States in the field of medicine. But he did not research the disease, and proposed a chemical tool that allows you to slow the progression of this disease. Opening and award brought Dr. Burrito wide popularity, while the opening of Dr. Clive was left without attention.
In 1966, Dr. burkit returned to England and quite by accident, at a mutual acquaintance, met with Dr. Clive. He shared with him his philosophical and practical research, and the doctors started to ponder why African population does not suffer or almost does not suffer from diseases that are fatal impact on the residents of the highly industrialized countries.
As in Africa, Dr. burkit created, mainly among doctors-missionaries, something like a network of correspondent who had sent him the results of their observations during the study lymphoma. Now these contacts were resumed. The questionnaires were drawn up so as to get answers to the questions raised by Dr. Clive. Namely: whether the food has such a huge impact on health, as expected? How often do in Africa appear diseases such as appendicitis, volvulus, stomach ulcers, polyps, hemorrhoids, etc? Burkit also collected additional information from different hospitals of India and the United States of America. For 5 years data were obtained from 200 hospitals in 20 States. The conclusion was clear: the diseases of our time - "diseases of civilization"- extremely rarely among the population not yet developed industrial countries, which keep the old traditions and eating habits.
For example, in southern Africa the hospital 2500 beds for 13 years was registered only 3 patients with intestinal tumors. In rural areas of East Africa colorectal cancer is 1.1 % of all cases of cancer, while in Western Europe - almost 15 %. Diverticulosis (inversion) guts, which suffers every fifth resident of the United States of America after the age of 40, almost unknown in Africa. 25 respondents African hospitals operation of appendicitis were carried out not more than 3 times a year. Four surgeon working in these hospitals are not operated on appendicitis, 30, 28, 18 and 17 years. What is even more interesting: with the spread among the locals European habits immediately increased the number of inflammations blind intestine" (appendicitis). In Uganda from 1952 to 1969 such cases became 20 times more (data from the hospital muli in Kampala). In one of the hospitals in Ghana, their number increased from 10 per year in 40-ies up to 145 in 1965 Among the black people in New Orleans (United States) cases of appendicitis in 1930 was 4 times less than among the white population, but in 1950 - now only in 2 times.
Diseases caused by the Bacterium coli, almost never encountered before the war the Japanese. But since then, as slowly began to penetrate to them American eating habits, these diseases are appeared. Immigrated to Hawaii and California within one generation start to hurt diseases suffered by the local people.