Dr Sarah Myhill and Food Supplement Regulations

December 31, 2011 at 1:56 pm (Nutritionism, Supplements) (, )

The webpages here and here marketed supplements and contained statements implying that a balanced and varied diet cannot provide appropriate quantities of nutrients in general. For example: “I believe that if you wish to stay healthy, or recover from almost any illness, then taking nutritional supplements is essential. My reasons are given in Nutritional supplements – why we all need them.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Hitler and Vaccines

December 23, 2011 at 8:19 pm (Anti-Vaccination) (, , )

What’s more convincing than a Youtube video? Nothing. With that in mind, I draw your attention to this: Hitler and Vaccines, posted on Youtube by 101numbat. You can stop reading now and go watch the video. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dr Sarah Myhill – Yet More Dangerous Advice?

December 21, 2011 at 4:18 pm (Dangerously Wrong) ()

I’ve written about Dr Myhill several times now. Previously, I’ve pointed out various incorrect assertions and unsubstantiated claims relating specifically to vaccination. Read the rest of this entry »

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GMC Complaint Regarding Dr Sarah Myhill

December 19, 2011 at 3:40 pm (Anti-Vaccination) (, , , , )

Having originally written about Dr Sarah Myhill’s views on vaccination in April last year, detailing some of the most obviously incorrect assertions on her website and noting the changes made to Dr Myhill’s site after correspondence with her, I followed up on this in August this year in this post: the wrongness of Dr Sarah Myhill. I noted that Dr Myhill had substantially amended her website, removing many of the factually incorrect statements, but that some of her website content was still unsupported by evidence, misleading, or untrue. Further correspondence with Dr Myhill proved fruitless, so I contacted the GMC. I have now heard from the GMC regarding my concerns. Read the rest of this entry »

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Daily Mail Health Articles

December 5, 2011 at 11:57 am (Media) (, )

The Daily Mail is known to some as The People’s Medical Journal for its love of health stories. Particularly health stories that involve unlikely cures, or anecdotes about alleged side effects of vaccination. I took a look at some of the latest stories in the Mail’s Health section. Caution: this article contains links to the Daily Mail’s website. PDFs are available for those who do not wish to visit the Mail’s website. Read the rest of this entry »

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