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Dr. M J VandenBurg

 

Dr Malcolm Vandenburg is a Specialist in General and Pharmaceutical Medicine.

 

He is available to give medico-legal expert witness reports and appear as a medico legal expert witness and supply medical written expert opinions in any matters referred to on this page.

 

PRIMA - 7 DAYS TO A STRESS FREE YOU

ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION - KNOW THE FACTS
16th Dec, 2010 - By Dr Malcolm VandenBurg

 

Erectile dysfunction (ED) or impotency still remains an embarrassing subject for some men and where only a small percentage of sufferers seek help ...

 

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PRIMA - 7 DAYS TO A STRESS FREE YOU

AZIZA TRAVEL - ARE YOU SECRETLY BATTLING STRESS?
Dec, 2010 - By Dr Malcolm VandenBurg

 

Dr Malcolm VandenBurg - author of Positive Under Pressure book - explains how to tell if your body is suffering under stress ...

 

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PRIMA - 7 DAYS TO A STRESS FREE YOU

PRIMA - 7 DAYS TO A STRESS FREE YOU
March, 2004 - By Dr Malcolm VandenBurg

 

Find out if you're coping, skating on thin ice or rushing headlong into a crisis ...

 

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PRIMA - TAKE THE STRESS TEST

PRIMA - TAKE THE STRESS TEST
August, 2005 - By Dr Malcolm VandenBurg

 

Do you have too much stress in your life, or too little? ...

 

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PRIMA - YOUR TOP TO TOE STRESS ALERTS

PRIMA - YOUR TOP TO TOE STRESS ALERTS
By Dr Malcolm VandenBurg

 

Listen to your body - especially at this time of the year. It could be telling you to slow down. Here's how to spot the signs ...

 

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TOP SANTE - MORE THAN A MASSAGE

TOP SANTE - MORE THAN A MASSAGE
October, 2008 - By Dr Malcolm VandenBurg

 

Massages used to be so simple: a 20-minute pamper to pummel away tension and exhaustion ...

 

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WOMENS FITNESS - PROMO ISSUE

WOMENS FITNESS - PROMO ISSUE
Issue 56

 

Find out how to be calm and effective when the heat is on...

 

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WOMENS FITNESS - PROMO ISSUE

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS ACQUIRED ON HOLIDAY
August, 2004 - By Dr Malcolm VandenBurg

 

This articles summarizes excellently the consequences of unprotected sexual relationships on holiday and gives realistic plans for the generalist to follow in cases of possible STI exposure on holiday....

 

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(Daily Express article about Michael Jackson's Death)

SEDATIVE AT CENTER OF JACKSON PROBE
August, 2009 - (Daily Express article about Michael Jackson's Death)

 

Michael Jackson's personal doctor could be charged over his death after a coroner apparently determined that the singer died after being given a lethal cocktail of pharmaceutical drugs...

 

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SSRIs

ISSUES IN FORENSIC CASES ASSOCIATED WITH SSRIs
By Dr Malcolm VandenBurg

 

There have been a number of cases in which Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors, SSRIs, have been implicated in criminal defences. The issue being that SSRIs may predispose individuals to exhibit behaviours precipitated by SSRIs as an adverse effect of their therapy...

 

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PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION - A FORENSIC PERSPECTIVE

PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION - A FORENSIC PERSPECTIVE
By Dr Malcolm VandenBurg

 

The purpose of this article is to inform lawyers that if their clients have taken either prescriptions medicines or illegal substances prior to alleged offences, it is always in the defendants interests to instruct a pharmaceutical physician with an interest in forensic pharmacology to provide an expert opinion as to the possible role played by these substances on their client's behaviour...

 

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LEGALISED CANNABINOID SPRAYS

WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO PATIENTS WHO DRIVE AFTER TAKING LEGALISED CANNABINOID SPRAYS?
By Dr Malcolm VandenBurg

 

George Michael's accident highlights the possible dangers of driving with cannabinoids in the blood. Under UK law this in itself is not an offence, however, if the driver is impaired due to the cannabinoids, then this creates an offence....

 

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DRUG DRIVING

DRUG DRIVING - TIME FOR A NEW FANGLED DEVICE OR A SENSIBLE REVIEW OF THE LAW?
By Dr Malcolm VandenBurg

 

It appears that under the direction of the new government, the police are to give a new device to detect drug drivers. It has been reported that no such device is available at the moment and that there is £300,000 research fund set up to develop it. Dr Malcolm VandenBurg, a specialist in both medical devices and the effect of drugs on driving, believes that the current reports and the statement by Mike Penning is a complete over simplicit....

 

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STEPHEN GATELY - FLUID ON THE LUNGS

STEPHEN GATELY - FLUID ON THE LUNGS - BUT WHY?
By Dr Malcolm VandenBurg

 

The sad death of Stephen Gately, the Boyzone singer, has highlighted the duality of
the media and a difficult truth. It is almost like the emperor's new clothes. The press
is willing to accept that it was "natural causes" without enquiring what they were. The
Daily Mail article by Jan Moir which questioned this, sadly went for sensationalism and not science, and distractedly highlighted aspects of his life and case which were immaterial to the search for truth. The appropriate attack on them was a proportionate response to a disproportionate article..
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WHEN A CONDOM IS NOT ENOUGH

WHEN A CONDOM IS NOT ENOUGH
25th August, 2010, By Dr Malcolm VandenBurg

 

After today's news that the frequency of sexually transmitted disease is increasing in the UK, particularly in adolescents and young adults, we asked Dr Malcolm VandenBurg, a Harley Street Private Specialist in Medicine including Sexual Health and General Medicine for his comments....

 

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(Daily Express article about Michael Jackson's Death)

THE DANGERS OF INAPPROPRIATE USE OF PROPOFOL IN THE TRAGIC DEMISE OF MICHAEL JACKSON.
26th August, 2009, By Dr Malcolm VandenBurg

 

Following the tragic death of Michael Jackson and the recent news that high levels of the potent anaesthetic Propofol were found in his body, the fans of Michael Jackson, the worldwide media and probably the whole world who loved his music, are wondering how this could possibly happen. Media attention has focused on the role of a physician whom is likely to have prescribed and administered it...

 

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