Chinese Region Grants Paid Period Leave

CHINA , HEALTH August 17, 2016

(Photo: Pixabay) A region in China is granting paid leave for women on their periods.  Ningxia Hui, an autonomous region in the northwest of the country,  allows workers to 2 days of paid menstrual leave.  Accord...



DJs Call on Khan over Fabric Drugs Closure

HEALTH, LONDON LIFE August 17, 2016

A collection of leading DJs, along with members of the public, have called on London Mayor Sadiq Khan to intervene to secure the future of Fabric nightclub. Fabric is an iconic venue near the Barbican, and has been closed in...



Drug Could Prolong the Life of Pet Dogs

HEALTH, UK August 16, 2016

(Photo: Pixabay) A drug that prolongs the life of pet dogs is currently being trialled - and showing great promise.  Rapamycin, an anti-rejection medicine, was given to the pets by scientists at the University of Washington...



McDonald's Urged to Ban Antibiotic-treated Animals

BUSINESS, HEALTH August 12, 2016

Campaigners are urging McDonald's to cease its use of antibiotic-treated animal products.  Scientists claim treating livestock with antibiotics is breeding drug-resistant superbugs. The fast food giant, which operates ...



Interview: Award-winning Artist on Tattoo Dangers

HEALTH, UK August 12, 2016

Illegal tattooists and home kits are posing life-threatening risks to the public.  That's according to The Local Government Association (LGA) who claim those practicing unlawfully are spreading fatal diseases such as&nb...





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