Archives for April, 2012

US Catholic School Teacher Sacked for Being Infertile

April 30th, 2012
US Catholic School Teacher Sacked for Being Infertile

A teacher at a Roman Catholic school in Indianapolis was asked to leave her job because she admitted to having infertility treatment. IVF treatment is seemingly against Roman Catholic beliefs, which meant that after telling the principal of the school of what she had her husband had decided to do her job as a teacher […]

Dubai Surgeons Now Treating Hair Problems

April 27th, 2012
Dubai Surgeons Now Treating Hair Problems

Cosmetic surgeons in Dubai have found many of their patients are asking them to carry out hair transplants. Eyebrows, eye lashes and facial hair seem to be the main problem areas. One Dubai surgeon, Dr Riad Roomi, said since 2009 when he started his practice there has been around a 78% increase in requests for […]

Increased Financing To Help Dental Patients

April 25th, 2012
Increased Financing To Help Dental Patients

Unlike the UK dental treatment in the USA is paid for either by a fee or insurance. However many people in the country are often unable to pay for treatment or even afford to pay insurance premiums. But one practice in the town of Gulfport in Missouri has come up with a new idea to […]

Protecting the Eyes in Sport

April 23rd, 2012
Protecting the Eyes in Sport

While protecting bones and the head is often considered vital when playing sport, the eyes can be and often are neglected. However, recent research has found in the USA alone there are 40,000 eye injuries each year. Even more alarming one-third of this figure involves children. One US based Ophthalmologist Sandy Feldman believes that the […]

South Wales Lass Has Her Locks Shorn For Charity

April 20th, 2012
South Wales Lass Has Her Locks Shorn For Charity

A young girl from South Wales has agreed to have her hair cut to help out other children. Nikita Evans from Llanelli is donating 18 inches of her hair to the Little Princess Trust. The latter creates wigs for individuals, in particular children who have lost their hair, normally as result of cancer therapy. Speaking […]

Losing Weight goes App!

April 18th, 2012
Losing Weight goes App!

Until very recently, people who try to lose weight swear by calorie counting and going to the gym. However, with the development of hardware such as smartphones and tablets it seems that software developers have found a way of helping dieters monitor their weight loss. The application is in the form of a new type […]

Dentists Still Lead the Way in Offering Free Treatment

April 16th, 2012
Dentists Still Lead the Way in Offering Free Treatment

It seems dentists are still leading the way in the USA in offering free examination and treatment for people who can’t afford insurance. A practice in Columbus, Ohio recently donated one of its days to offering free services to members of the local community who do not have dental insurance. The services offered including examination, […]

Arizona Passes Abortion Bill

April 13th, 2012
Arizona Passes Abortion Bill

The state of Arizona has passed new legislation which makes it illegal to have an abortion after 20 weeks. While most abortion arguments have been along party lines, with the Republicans generally against abortion and the Democrats being pro abortion, this time it wasn’t clear-cut and a number of Republicans voted against the bill. The […]

Can Makeup be a Proper Substitute for Cosmetic Treatment?

April 4th, 2012
Can Makeup be a Proper Substitute for Cosmetic Treatment?

The answer is no, if the products are of a poor and dangerous quality. That’s the conclusion of one makeup artist, Sally Hayes. Sally believes that too many women are falling victim to unskilled permanent makeup providers, who they visit to help them permanently maintain their appearance. Sally told reporters: “Permanent makeup became popular with […]

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