Friday, June 22, 2018

Health

Bahrain: Food wastage increases to 600 tonnes per day

When the world is fighting malnutrition and poverty, a lot of food is ending up in trash cans here at a time. The volume of...

Why diet soda is ruining your diet: ‘Harmless’ sweeteners derail your...

Artificial sweeteners are everywhere, but the jury is still out on whether these chemicals are harmless. Also called non-nutritive sweeteners, these can be synthetic –...

Only Saudis will be allowed to be dentists

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday announced it will stop hiring foreign dentists so as to provide job opportunities for Saudis.There are 26 dental colleges in...

Health Fridays: Health benefits of being single

Research has demonstrated that individuals in committed relationships are happier, and that marriage increases your chances of surviving heart attacks and colon cancer. But there are also...

Iran: Twice as many drug addicts since 2011

The number of drug addicts in Iran has more than doubled in six years, with opium the country's most popular narcotic, local media reported...

Dubai: Plans to DNA test 3 MILLION people, including expats, raises...

Controversial plans to genetically test everyone living in Dubai have raised fears that the privacy of three million people could be used to discriminate. In...

Saudi: Midday work ban enforced for 3 months

The midday work ban in Saudi Arabia has come into force since Friday, June 15, Saudi’s Ministry of Labour and Social Development announced.Under the...

India considers death penalty for child rape following horrific attacks

The Indian government is considering introducing the death penalty for child rapists.It comes after an appalling week of news about the abuse of children...

Dubai Will DNA Test 3 Million Residents – including expats –...

Controversial plans to genetically test everyone living in Dubai have raised fears that the privacy of three million people could be used to discriminate. In...

Bahrain: Expats excluded from comprehensive health scheme

Cosmetic surgery, liposuction, operations, dental treatment and maternity care are part of the 17 services which will be provided to Bahrainis, GCC citizens, those...

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