Tag Archives: medical

Linda Wootton: Double heart and lung transplant dies nine days after she has benefits stopped

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/linda-wootton-double-heart-lung-1912498 She was told her employment and support allowance was being stopped as she lay dying in a hospital bed A double heart and lung transplant patient died just NINE DAYS after the Government stopped her benefits and ordered her to go back to work. Linda Wootton, 49, was on 10 prescription drugs a day, […]

Who Is Trying To Patent Marijuana? – CSglobe

The secret is out: marijuana is medicine. And not to the surprise of the pharmaceutical industry, who is slowly but surely gaining exclusive rights to the medical properties of this age-old plant. But wait. How can a company, other than Monsanto, patent a plant? That’s not a serious question, but it brings up a serious […]

Diet Soda Increases the Risk of Diabetes.

Yet another study confirms what people have been saying for ages: Stop drinking diet soda. Like, right now. Drinking just one 12-ounce can of an artificially sweetened fizzy drink per week can increase your risk of Type 2 diabetes by 33 percent, French researchers found. And given that most people don’t stop at a single […]

17 Crazy Medical Treatments In History

A Brief History Of Medicine. Must have been HORRIBLE to have been a patient for these crazy treatments!

Mabang Bridge pioneer calls for help in Freetown

An indigene and pioneer of the Mabang Bridge which collapsed recently, Hon. Emma Claye Simbo Fraser has called for the immediate rehabilitation of the bridge to ease the transport constraints faced by the people in that part of the country. Giving a brief background of the Mabang Bridge, which she pioneered to construct, between Moyamba […]