Tag: Riyadh

2 Saudi men arrested for offering free hugs

November 24, 2013 09:24                                                                             Still from YouTube video showing Bandr Swed during his ‘Free Hugs’ campaign / Saudi Free B.H Two Saudis have been detained in the country’s capital for offering free hugs to passers-by. The local police arrested them for ‘indulging in exotic practices’ and offending […]

Olive oil protects liver

Contact: Graeme Baldwin graeme.baldwin@biomedcentral.com 44-203-192-2165 BioMed Central Extra-virgin olive oil can protect the liver from oxidative stress. Researchers writing in BioMed Central’s open access journal Nutrition and Metabolism exposed rats to a moderately toxic herbicide known to deplete antioxidants and cause oxidative stress, finding that those rats fed […]