Posts Tagged Social affairs

AVB tastes success in Russia

Zenit's players throw Zenit’s head coach Andre Villas-Boas as they celebrate after winning the national soccer Championship after match against Ufa in St.Petersburg, Russia, Sunday, May 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

MOSCOW (AP) — After rough spells in London, Andre Villas-Boas is tasting success in Russia.

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BBC says team reporting on migrant workers arrested in Qatar

LONDON (AP) — A BBC reporting crew spent two nights in a Qatari prison after being arrested while trying to meet migrant workers in the nation that will host the 2022 World Cup, the British broadcaster said Monday.

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Stem cell ‘Wild West’ takes root amid lack of US regulation

In this Dec. 5, 2014 photo, Dr. Mark Berman, of the Cell Surgical Network, injects a patient with a solution he says is rich in adult stem cells, at his practice in Beverly Hills, Calif. Berman’s company is the largest in the mushrooming industry of for-profit clinics that market stem cells to patients with dozens of different diseases and conditions. Critics say the businesses have flourished due to a lack of government oversight. (AP Photo/Raquel Dillion)

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — More than 170 clinics across the country are selling experimental stem cell procedures for dozens of diseases and conditions — a mushrooming industry that has flourished despite little evidence of its safety or effectiveness.

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