Welcome to mDoctors.uk.the site that tackles medical quackery, medical charlatans and fake cures that have arose in modern society. Likewise we explore the reality of the allegations hurled towards modern medicine & real medical professionals by those who pretend to be like them.

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Aluminium, Vaccines, Nanoparticles, Polysorbate and Toxicity

With the current COVID19 coronavirus pandemic that has engulfed almost the entire globe, the public health crisis has aroused concern and care for vaccines at a level never previously seen. Along with that, there has appeared the Covid-deniers who mostly coincide with the usual anti-vaccination personalities, spreading  concepts that are entirely entertainment for science-fiction movies with their typical dogma of re-packaged doubts that they portray as scientific. Moreso there has appeared conspiracy theories from these same sorts of people, many of them opposing nearly every single government around…

Islam & Medicine P4 – Deniers of Modern Medicine

Having established the wide acceptance of modern medicine at many levels, in the previous part, hence for an individual to make blanket statements about the modern medical profession requires the individual to fulfill certain conditions for such statements to take weight and this matter would not have been hidden from the Muslim scholars regarding the whole profession, which is a matter of public safety, concern and an important affair (fiqh fil-waaqi), thus falling into the collective obligation of the scholars to be aware of any such dangers and…

NUTRITION

Juicing, Body Weight & Dietary Sugars.

Following the established association between higher intake of fruit and vegetables and better health, then many have taken this concept a step further by advocating juicing fruits such that we observe a rise in cafes with large fresh juice bars and…

Olive Oil, Dietary Fats & Cholesterol; Heart Disease

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the leading cause of death both in the UK and worldwide being responsible for more than 73,000 deaths in the UK each year. About 1 in 6 men and 1 in 10 women die from CHD. It can manifest its self as…

Superfood hype – Really just a marketing tactic

The food industry try to promote certain produces above the rest hence coined the phrase “superfoods” to attempt to convince everyday people to purchase such produces. There is no agreed definition for such “superfoods” among nutritional scientists or dietician, hence the…

CANCER

Coffee Drinking, Coffee Enemas, Cancer Prevention & Survival

Here we examine the evidence of coffee drinking and its effect on causing or preventing cancer, likewise its effect upon cancer deaths as well as cardiovascular disease deaths (which includes heart disease, strokes etc) and deaths form all-causes. Further we will look at the few studies that deal with…

Gerson Therapy; Its Details, Efficacy & Harms in Cancer

Gerson Protocol This involves a very specific diet with nutritional supplements and enemas (treatment placed in the anal passage). It claims to rid the body of toxins and strengthen the body’s immune system. It was developed in the 1920’s & 30’s by a German doctor (of internal medicine) called…

Vitamin & Anti-Oxidant Supplements – Death, Cancer & Heart Disease

Several observational studies have shown eating more fruit and vegetables helps to reduce several chronic illnesses including heart disease and cancer. As such it has been thought this may be due to the multi-vitamins and oxidants present within those fruit and vegetables that may cause this effect. Further observational…

ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE

Alternative Medicine, Quackery & War on Modern Medicine

Previously we have discussed in detail the role of various health disciplines of disease management  and their permissibility in Islam in a general sense.  We said: The various different disciplines…

Understanding Medical Evidence – Origin of most Contention

The relative importance (hierachy) of different types of medical evidence is important to understand medical contention thereby placing each view in its correct place. True Wisdom. Medical experts may differ in…

Islam & Medicine P5 – Competency of Health Adviser

These various disciplines of medicine are not inherent to any single individual (i.e. they are not born with those skills), rather they require learning of knowledge and skills from someone…

Islam & Medicine P2 – Health Disciplines

From the intents of all the heavenly religions that were bestowed upon their respective Messengers, the likes of Noah, Abraham, Moses, Jesus son of Mary and Muhammed (alayhumusalaam), then they…

QUACKS & QUACKERY

What is a Quack & How do we spot them?

A quack is a fraud or pretender of medical skill. They are essentially con-artists or charlatans who are often eloquent in speech, running public relations campaigns and attempt to convince people to accept them as experts within the medical field that they enter. This is  usually done with the intent to convince sales of items of some sort, often supplements. The process for a quack to convince people of their fraud as being a real cure is called quackery and is manifested…

Fluoride Toxicity, Cancer & Zamzam Water

Many people worry about developing cancer and unfortunately there are many scavengers who will prey on these concerns such that they claim almost everything around us causes cancer of some other toxicity. Some of them go to great extents as if they want society to live in caves in the wilderness! Claims of cancer causing properties without convincing evidence is scare-mongering or alarmist. Usually the goal is to try to convince consumers to buy into some sort of alternative or to purchase…

Willow & Aspirin – A response to the critics of modern medicine

Aspirin is a synthetic compound that was made from salicylic acid which in turn was extracted from willow. Willow has been…

Understanding Health Risks; Oral Contraceptive Pill

Most activities are associated with some form of health risk, such as driving a car, walking across a busy street or…

Islam & Medical Contention Regarding Public Safety

Harms of Highly Opinionated Individuals in Society Unfortunately many do not restrain themselves when it comes to their opinions which is…

ISLAM & MEDICINE

Islam & Medicine P1 – Prophetic Medicine

Excellence of Prophetic Medicine over worldly health disciplines Prophetic Medicine is from the revelation and to it we, as Muslims, submit and recognise that it is from the best form of all health…

Islam & Medicine P4 – Deniers of Modern Medicine

Having established the wide acceptance of modern medicine at many levels, in the previous part, hence for an individual to make blanket statements about the modern medical profession requires the individual to fulfill…

Raw Milk – Brief Overview of the Contention

Why Raw  Milk became Problematic Raw milk has been drunk for millenniums however after industrialisation when the farmers became fewer they were required by demand to become commercial large-scale milk production farms. It…

Companion criticising Quackery and another being cautious of it.

Imaam Malik rahimullah narrates in his Muwatta in Book 37, Hadith 1464 Abu’d-Darda wrote to Salman al-Farsi, “Come immediately to the holy land.” Salman wrote back to him, “Land does not make anyone…