Tag Archives: Medical

British woman TRAPPED in America after falling ill while visiting her daughter and racking up £300,000 in medical bills not covered by her insurance

Denise Griggi was rushed to hospital shortly after landing in California Family have been hit with bills of £167,000 that are not covered by insurer They have also been told a medical flight home will cost a further £150,000  Desperate appeal has been launched to try and raise the £175,000 shortfall By Georgia Diebelius For Mailonline Published: 08:32 EST, 18 February ...

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Herpes Vaccine Developed By Howard Hughes Medical Institute

The herpes simplex virus has no cure or vaccine and it continues to spread globally. For over 30 years, scientists and researchers have been trying to develop a vaccine to cure the herpes virus, to no avail. However, on March 9, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) published an article in eLife Science claiming their scientists have created a “powerful ...

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Homeopathy Is Useless – Australia’s Top Medical Body Slams Medical Practice As ‘Completely Ineffective’ In Treating Any Condition

Australia’s top medical body has slammed the ancient medical practice of homeopathy, stating that it is “completely ineffective” for treating any condition. Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) have concluded that homeopathy is not effective for treating any health condition. The body arrived to the conclusion after undertaking an extensive review of existing studies. NHMRC has, for the ...

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U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy Says Medical Marijuana Can Help, Measles Vaccine Is Safe And Effective

The United States’ new Surgeon General, Vivek Murthy, indicated that medical cannabis can help some patients and the measles vaccine is safe and effective. Dr. Murthy, who is making history as the youngest surgeon general and the first to be of Indian descent, discussed the safety of the measles vaccine and his views on medical marijuana as he joined “CBS ...

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Two Sisters Seized By Phoenix Hospital, Mother Ordered Not To Talk – Another Medical Kidnapping?

In a case that is chillingly similar to the Justina Pelletier case, two preteen sisters have been seized from their parents’ custody by CPS and Phoenix Children’s Hospital. In just five months in state custody, the oldest has lost 25 percent of her weight. The sisters are being used without their parents’ consent for genetic research. While their mother fears ...

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Dr. Oz To Face Threats From Medical Associations? Meet Who’s Calling Out Dr. Oz, Alleging ‘Medical Quackery’

Will Dr. Oz face threats from medical organizations for recommendations and advice he gives viewers on television? Believe it or not, there are several who want to “bring Dr. Oz down,” and that’s what a third-year medical student is trying to do. In a report published by Vox, University of Rochester medical student Benjamin Mazer is calling out the famous ...

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Seniors: That Offer for Free Medical Supplies Is a Total Scam

Filed under: Consumer Ally, Consumer Protection, Junk Mail and Telemarketing, Ripoffs & Scams Jupiterimages If you get a pre-recorded call offering free medical equipment or medical supplies, watch out. You could be the latest target of a new scam targeting seniors as Medicare open enrollment nears. One version of the con involves a call offering a “free” deal for an ...

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Man Donates Testicle For $35,000, All In The Name Of Medical Science

A man who plans to donate one of his own testicles for medical research, has revealed that he constantly takes part in these trials in order to earn extra cash. Mark, who hails from Las Vegas, will feature on TLC’s Extreme Cheapskates, which documents the trials and tribulations of individuals who look to gain extra money through bizarre endeavours. Mark ...

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