Rulings (4)
  • 24-trending.com t/a Support Diabetes

    • Upheld
    • Internet (on own site)
    • 02 August 2017

    A paid-for social media post for Support Diabetes, seen on 5 April 2017, contained text that stated "Could this #Oximeter be of use to any of your loved ones? #Diabetes #Highbloodpressure. Tag someone you know, this Pulse Oximeter might come in handy! Click Here --> [URL] Click Here --> [URL] Share - This...

  • BioEnergiser Ltd t/a Global Product

    • Upheld
    • National press
    • 14 December 2016

    A national press ad for Sciaticure, published on 30 July 2016. The ad featured the headline "STOP PAIN RIGHT HERE" and showed an image of a woman with a red line running up her leg and back. Text stated "MODERN BACK PAIN RELIEF … pain-free … The independently tested SCIATICURE Accupressure Wrap is the quick-start t...

  • Omega Pharma Ltd

    • Upheld in part
    • Television
    • 23 November 2016

    A TV ad for Urostemol, seen in August 2015, featured an older male actor getting out of bed, while on-screen text stated "Frequent urge to urinate?" and "Often getting up at night?". During this scene a voice-over stated, "Frequent urge to urinate? Often having to get up at night?" and continued "If your bladder con...

  • ActiveSignal Ltd t/a Equiwinner

    • Upheld
    • Internet (on own site)
    • 12 October 2016

    The website www.equiwinner.com, seen on 8 June 2016, included various claims about the the Equiwinner patch. They included “… the only product designed to restore normal blood pressure in a horse is Equiwinner, which comes with a guarantee that it will restore normal circulation. After a ten day course of Equiwinner...

Informally resolved (23)
  • TUI UK Ltd t/a Thomson

    • 13 September 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)
    Topic: Medicines, remedies and therapies

  • Astrids Oil and products LLP

    • 23 August 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (social networking)
    Topic: Health conditions, Animals and farming, Medicines, remedies and therapies

  • Pressplay Ltd

    • 19 July 2017
    • Number of complaints: 3

    Media: National press
    Topic: Health conditions, Medicines, remedies and therapies

  • The Institute of Osteopathy

    • 19 July 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)
    Topic: Health conditions, Medicines, remedies and therapies

  • Amazon Europe Core Sarl t/a Amazon

    • 15 March 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (display)
    Topic: Medical devices

  • Betterlifehealthcare Ltd t/a Betterlife

    • 01 March 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (search engine)
    Topic: Medical devices

  • TGA Electric Leisure Ltd t/a TGA Mobility

    • 22 February 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (search engine)
    Topic: Medical devices

  • NTA Clinics

    • 18 January 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)
    Topic: Health conditions, Claims, endorsements and testimonials, Medicines, remedies and therapies

  • Source Ltd

    • 18 January 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Direct mail
    Topic: Health conditions, Claims, endorsements and testimonials, Medicines, remedies and therapies

  • The Naturopathic Centre Ltd t/a The Natural Doctor

    • 11 January 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)
    Topic: Health conditions, Food, drink and supplements, Claims, endorsements and testimonials, Medicines, remedies and therapies