The Nature Conservation Council today unveiled a comprehensive plan to pull koalas back from the brink of extinction and double their numbers by 2050. It says Koala survival & conservation requires $1 billion funding. The Koalas Need Trees campaign is underpinned by a policy agenda that includes: Adding of 200,000 hectares of koala forest
A low haemoglobin count, older age and high BMI are possible risk factors for developing nerve damage after cancer treatment, a UNSW-led study has found. Being older, overweight and having low haemoglobin levels (fewer red blood cells) could increase a patient’s risk of developing debilitating nerve damage following chemotherapy, a
Deaths attributed to high blood pressure or hypertension have increased 11% above normal in 2020, according to statistics from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. That’s more than the increase in deaths from pneumonia and flu, coronary heart disease, and stroke, according to The New York Times. New York City had
Scrambled, poached or boiled, eggs are a popular breakfast food the world over. Yet the health benefits of egg consumption might not be all eggs are cracked up to be as new research from the University of South Australia shows that excess egg consumption can increase your risk of diabetes.
CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, is partnering with Australian food manufacturers and retailers to make it easier for time-poor Australians to choose nutritious ready meals consistent with the successful CSIRO Low Carb Diet and Lifestyle Plan. The CSIRO Low Carb Diet Explained : Dr Grant Brinkworth and Dr Pennie Taylor explain
AirCar (V5) is the latest generation flying car that transforms from road vehicle into air vehicle in less than 3-minutes. Useful for leisure and self-driving journeys, and also as a commercial taxi service, the dual mode transformation vehicle can go from driving to flying mode with the click of a
With almost one in five Australians having access to a boat or watercraft, you can understand the increasing appeal of boating as a reason to be with family and friends. Australia has one of the best coastlines in the world, and alongside an abundance of spectacular rivers, estuaries, dams and
Refugee women and girls in camps on the Thai-Burma border are among the first-responders fighting human rights violations and helping local communities cope with the additional challenges of COVID-19. For many, this continues work they’ve been doing for years, drawing on their skills, knowledge and experience of conflict, flight and survival. They