Genetic study of people with acne raises prospect of new treatment

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Acne Researchers think differences in hair follicle shape may increase risk of condition Guy’s and St Thomas’ hospital’s Prof Jonathan Barker said there had been few advances in acne treatment for decades. Photograph: BSIP/UIG/Getty Images/Universal Images Group The world’s first genetic study of people Läs mer…

Study finds high levels of depression among LGBT teenagers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; LGBT rights Feelings of being different believed to lead to self-harm and other mental health issues University of London researchers interviewed nearly 5,000 young people in the Bristol area. A model posed for this image. Photograph: JGI/Tom Grill/Getty Images/Blend Images Young LGBT people start Läs mer…

London mayor unveils plan to tackle 'climate emergency'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; London Exclusive: Sadiq Khan accuses government of dragging its feet and calls for investment to avert catastrophe Sadiq Khan unveiled the world’s first hydrogen-powered double-decker bus in November 2016. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA London’s mayor, Sadiq Khan, has declared a climate emergency and urged the Läs mer…

Cycles for cigarettes: city gives children bikes if relative quits

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Cycling the city Cities Cycles for cigarettes: city gives children bikes if relative quits Thousands of free bikes and a protected cycle lane network are part of a plan to transform transport in the Turkish border city of Kilis The city has distributed more Läs mer…

Church of England issues transgender advice for clergy

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Anglicanism Guidance encourages use of chosen names but does not offer transition blessing The Church of England discussed last year how it might formally welcome transgender people. Photograph: John Robertson for the Guardian The Church of England has published advice on how to welcome Läs mer…

‘We meet hate with curiosity’: Dustin Lance Black on Tom Daley, babies and the ethics of surrogacy

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Surrogacy The screenwriter and his husband had a son in June and bonded deeply with the surrogate mother. Now he has recorded a podcast series exploring the process in depth ‘We came to find out unspoken homophobia felt empowered to raise its voice again’ Läs mer…

Claims that NHS rubber gloves made by forced labour spark inquiries

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Trafficking and exploitation in focus Malaysia UK and Malaysia investigations launched after Guardian reports allegations that firms are exploiting workers Read more: NHS rubber gloves made in Malaysian factories accused of forced labour The Top Glove factory in Setia Alam, Selangor, Malaysia. Photograph: Bloomberg/Bloomberg Läs mer…

Humiliation, homoeroticism and animal cruelty: inside the frathouse

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Photography Photographer Andrew Moisey uncovered ritual hazing, extreme drunkenness and toxic masculinity on one college campus – from men destined to be America’s future leaders Access all areas to “the unholy trinity of fraternity life: racism, deadly drinking, and misogyny” Photograph: Andrew Moisey Last Läs mer…

Foreign Office investigates reports that state-funded body targeted Corbyn

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Jeremy Corbyn Leaked documents suggest Fife-based charity promoted anti-Labour tweets According to the Sunday Mail, the Institute for Statecraft shared tweets calling Jeremy Corbyn a ‘useful idiot’. Photograph: Rex/Shutterstock The Foreign Office minister, Alan Duncan, has ordered an investigation into reports the government provided Läs mer…

Mayor Sadiq Khan to look at imposing rent controls in London

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; London Exclusive: Arguments in favour of capping rent inflation ‘overwhelming’, Khan tells MP Sadiq Khan at the former Robin Hood Garden Estate in east London, site of a £300m regeneration. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA The mayor of London has hinted that he is considering introducing Läs mer…

Asylum seekers must be allowed to work | Letter

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Immigration and asylum Asylum seekers must be allowed to work Banning asylum seekers from working doesn’t make economic sense, says Catherine West MP A charity helps migrants, refugees and asylum seekers to get together and teach one another to cook dishes from their home Läs mer…

NHS rubber gloves made in Malaysian factories accused of forced labour

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Trafficking and exploitation in focus Global development Exclusive: firms supplying health service allegedly exploit thousands of migrants Workers at Top Glove and WRP in Malaysia claim they are subjected to forced overtime, debt bondage and withheld wages. Photograph: Teh Eng Koon/AP The NHS is Läs mer…

Pollution and flu bring steep rise in lung-related illnesses

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer NHS Shortage of specialists adds to worries that surge in respiratory diseases is putting pressure on A&Es A&E departments have seen attendances due to lung-related illness almost double over the past decade. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Accident and emergency departments have seen attendances Läs mer…

The video games that are good for your children

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games Quirky and egalitarian, Toca Boca’s games are a world away from the usual half-hearted or exploitative kids’ apps. We meet the Scandinavian company taking child’s play seriously ‘Play is valued very highly in Sweden’ … A playtesting session at the Toca Boca studio Läs mer…

Video games becoming more popular among teenage girls – survey

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games Girls’ participation in esports outpacing that of boys, study of 5,000 children finds Girls might be playing more games but they are still more likely to list reading, swimming and dancing as their favourite leisure activities. Photograph: Getty Images Video games are increasingly Läs mer…