The Malta Independent 27 January 2020, Monday


Outdated, dangerous childbirth practices persist in Europe

Saturday, 25 January 2020, 09:26 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

When Clara Massons  was in labor  with her son, a midwife climbed onto her bed and pushed down on Massons' belly, explaining that she was helping to deliver her baby. For the next few hours,...

Paris men's fashion shows get underway

Saturday, 25 January 2020, 09:23 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

Acrid  exhaust fumes and the beeping of car horns contrasted with perfumed interiors and the soft rustle of luxuriant fabrics, as Paris Fashion Week got underway in the public transport...

New drugs show rare promise against advanced breast cancer

Friday, 24 January 2020, 09:32 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Doctors reported unusually good results from tests of two experimental drugs in women with an aggressive form of breast cancer that had spread widely and resisted many previous treatments.  One...

Milan designers hybridize menswear for next autumn/winter

Friday, 24 January 2020, 09:27 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Milan designers continued their exploration of the shifting roles and representations of men in changing times.  The design language during Milan Fashion Week veered from androgyny to gender-less...

Breast cancer risk from menopause hormones may last decades

Thursday, 23 January 2020, 10:17 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

Women who use certain types of hormones after menopause still have an increased risk of developing breast cancer nearly two decades after they stop taking the pills, long-term results from a big...

Milan designers embrace sustainability and Gen-Z's influence

Thursday, 23 January 2020, 10:14 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

The growing influence of Generation Z was clear on the second day of Milan Fashion Week: Emporio Armani unveiled an "upcycled" capsule collection, Dolce&Gabbana filled their front row with teenage...

Island Insurance Brokers Ltd gives back to the community

Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 13:17 Last update: about 5 days ago

Last month, the staff of Island Insurance Brokers Ltd embarked on a mission to spread more Christmas cheer by giving back to the community. Through the month of December, the team at IIB organised a...

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