Tagged: iridology

Iridologist's treatment of cancer patient now at tribunal - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Aug 27, 2013

Iridologist Ruth Nelson’s treatment of Yvonne Maine’s skin cancer—that invaded her skull and ultimately cost her life—is now finally facing a tribunal hearing. As a ‘natural remedy’ practitioner her actions don’t come under the scrutiny of medical boards, but have been put before the Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner as a breach of … Read More

Shaun Holt on iridologist Ruth Nelson's treatment of cancer patient Yvonne Maine - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Sep 06, 2012

Wellington professor of medicine, Shaun Holt, recently spoke to Radio Live about the Health and Disability’s Commissioner’s report into iridologist Ruth Nelson’s treatment of cancer patient Yvonne Maine: [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gT1XQ4csDm0[/embed] One of the topic he raises is what might be done to avoid these cases from arising. Dr. Swee Tan, the surgeon who treated … Read More

Iridologist's treatment of cancer criticised by Health and Disability Commissioner - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Sep 03, 2012

Today the TVOne website hosts a damning summary of a Health and Disability Commisioner’s report on an iridologist who, … recognised from the beginning that the lesion "looked cancerous" and that it was beyond her ability to treat, the HDC said. Despite that, the provider treated the lesion for 18 months. TVOne goes on to write, Despite … Read More

An horrific case of natural health treatment of cancer - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Mar 08, 2010

Some of my local readers will have seen last night Lorelei Mason of TVNZ (Television New Zealand) present an horrific case of an iridiologist treating a skin cancer on the scalp which went on to invade the patient’s skull, eventually requiring major surgery. [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="(Source: wikipedia.)"][/caption] You can read a text … Read More