Category Archives: Health

Have 800 women been killed by the Pill? The alarming dangers of taking so-called third generation contraceptives

The Daily Mail 12 February 2014 Nancy Berry died after taking Femodene Trudi Banning suffered a blood clot when she was 22 She had also been taking Femodene She survived but is now infertile Warns other women to be aware of the risks Campaigners calling on some Pills to be banned When Trudi Banning collapsed, […]

800,000 killed by beta blockers

The Sunday Times 26 January 2014   RESEARCH suggesting that as many as 800,000 people could have died unnecessarily across Europe over the past five years after being prescribed beta-blockers has sparked a row between doctors. As well as combating high blood pressure, the drugs have also been recommended for use since 2009 to reduce […]

Should your grumpy old man be on HRT? Despite doctors’ concerns,growing numbers of men insist testosterone jabs have transformed their lives

The Daily Mail 1 January 2014 Like many men in early middle age, David Quincey felt the best years of his life were already over. At 42 he was putting on weight. He was depressed and irritated by the demands of his teenage children. He felt tired out, unsexy and generally past it. ‘I was […]

Man survives for two years without heart

The Sunday Times 28 July 2013 A BRITISH man has set a record for survival without a human heart. Matthew Green, 42, a married pharmaceutical consultant with a seven-year- old son, received a donor heart early last month having lived for two years with an external blood pump after the removal of his own fatally […]