Archives for February, 2011

Iowa Republican Anti Abortionists Attacked Over Their Amendment

February 24th, 2011
Iowa Republican Anti Abortionists Attacked Over Their Amendment

Iowan republican politicians have been accused of not taking certain outcomes into account in their relentless bid to ban abortion. Health professionals say that pregnancy can have a number of different outcomes, none of which appear to have been considered. These include: natural miscarriage, threat to the life of the woman, foetal abnormalities and even […]

Chopping Off For Charity

February 24th, 2011
Chopping Off For Charity

A 12-year old girl has chosen to get rid of most of her hair to support a cancer charity. Paisley Carr who lives in Worcester has a full head of hair that stretches down her back – Rapunzel style. However she wants to donate her hair to the Little Princess Trust who provides wigs to […]

Is There A Link Between The Cold And Weight Loss?

February 23rd, 2011
Is There A Link Between The Cold And Weight Loss?

Possibly, according to the latest research. A researcher at University College London reviewed studies to see if there was a link between burning off energy and being exposed to cold. Interestingly, Fiona Johnson found over the last few decades householders both in the UK and USA had been steadily increasing the temperature in their homes. […]

Celebrity Warns Against Cosmetic Surgery

February 23rd, 2011
Celebrity Warns Against Cosmetic Surgery

Singer Kelli Williams has asked women to “think, long and hard” before deciding on getting cosmetic surgery. She based this opinion on watching her father, himself a plastic surgeon carrying out a lot of operations on patients. She told reporters: “Growing up around that (cosmetic surgery) gave me a very nice life as a kid […]

Mother Abused Over Her Plans For Daughter

February 23rd, 2011
Mother Abused Over Her Plans For Daughter

A mother was abused by internet forum users recently when she posted her ideas and plans for what she wanted to see happen to her eggs. The mother in question has a 2 year old daughter who suffers from Turner Syndrome, which is a chromosomal abnormality where one of the X chromosomes is either partially […]

Free Emergency Dental Treatment

February 23rd, 2011
Free Emergency Dental Treatment

Dr. Dana Jackson in Shreveport, LA is to offer residents and those from surrounding areas a helpline in these troublesome economic times, by hosting a free emergency dental treatment day on Friday 25th Feb. This is an event for both adults and children who are finding it difficult to afford dental treatment. Dr. Jackson said: […]

Cancer Drug Possible New Treatment For Eye Disease

February 22nd, 2011
Cancer Drug Possible New Treatment For Eye Disease

A recent study suggests that a drug normally used for treating cancer may be useful in helping premature babies at risk of going blind from premature retinopathy. Not just that, the drug treatment is thought to be a better and cheaper solution than laser therapy. The results of the study are astounding in fact, with […]

Cancer Nurse Has Her Own Cancer Scare

February 22nd, 2011
Cancer Nurse Has Her Own Cancer Scare

A Scottish nurse who spent most of her time advising women to examine themselves for lumps had her own scare recently. Luckily however, the nurse did the right thing and had treatment. One year on she is all clear, but she did say it was one of the hardest things she had to face in […]

Anti-Abortion Backlash Crosses The Border

February 22nd, 2011
Anti-Abortion Backlash Crosses The Border

The debate between pro and anti abortion lobbyists moved across the US / Canadian border recently. A student association in a Canadian University passed a resolution to uphold a ban regarding an anti abortion club. The pro life club in question which has about 10 members lost its accreditation last November, but tried to get […]

Accusations Laid At Top Insurer

February 22nd, 2011
Accusations Laid At Top Insurer

A top international insurance company has been accused of misleading New Zealanders. The insurance company in question is accused of luring consumers by suggesting their main competitor was increasing its prices for health insurance. However once the customers signed up, the new company hiked its own prices by around 14%. No fewer than 30,000 customers […]

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