Education can lead to longevity says a study

A four-year college degree is becoming the key to living a longer life in the United States, a new study reported by HealthDay argues. In fact, education appears to be a more potent factor in determining lifespan leading to longevity now than race, researchers say. In the study, white andRead More →

tea lower blood pressure

If a nice hot cup of tea sounds good to you, there’s even more reason to enjoy one now. Scientists have gained new insight into how tea helps lower blood pressure, perhaps pointing the way to new types of blood pressure medications. The researchers found that certain compounds in bothRead More →

Koala Survival requires $1 billion funding

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 forestRead More →

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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 hadRead More →

Egg consumption diabetes link

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.Read More →

CSIRO Low Carb diet

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 explainRead More →

Flying car passes flight tests

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 aRead More →

Boating - Social

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 andRead More →

Refugees Cox Bazaar Bangladesh

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. TheyRead More →