Last year was celebrated the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and during the event, some of the renowned departments were acknowledged for their remarkable performance. In total, 12 departments across UK were honored with the prestigious Regius professorship award. This award refers to a university chair that is either established or endowed by a royal patron. No extra funds are used for it.
Rampant pond plants including water fern, parrot's feather, floating pennywort, water primrose and Australian swamp stonecrop are known to be very threatening and therefore the government of Britain has decided to put a ban on their sale from next year onwards.
Aiming to evade a Day of the Triffids-style rampage through Britain; this ban has been planned.
The Sex Information and Education Council of Canada had recently carried out a survey, which has shed light over a fact that the rate of teen pregnancies in the nation has started to level off long following a major decline was noted in the same.
Chinese genetics has opened up doors for research to study the reasons of the effects seen in people when they suffer from swine flu. This study shall divulge the reasons why does this virus attack certain population more than the others.
It was penicillin that actually introduced the sexual revolution. According to economist Andrew Francis, penicillin is known to be the oldest way of serving women with a safer way of avoiding unwanted pregnancy. It was initially used in 60s and 70s and allowed women to have sex without much worries in regard to unplanned pregnancy.
`Tech Savvy Seniors program' is to be introduced soon, which would be bringing the elderly people out of the digital dark ages, according to the revelations of a new report.
A rare hereditary disease Friedreich's Ataxia has been found in Host Sydney broadcast production director, Kaija Wall and his son Jai. This is the disease that mars the nervous system of the person, weakens muscles and creates tremors in the body. This disease has no cure and eventually attacks heart and can also causes diabetes.
In an investigation, it has been noticed that the heavy truck drivers suffer from sleep apnoea. Experts say that this is widely prevalent but has been unreported till now.
Amendments have been proposed to local law by the City of Perth council to ban smoking in the Hay and Murray Street malls and Forrest Place.
Under the plan, smoking will be banned in the Hay and Murray Street malls and Forrest Place. After council and city staff received complaints about the passive smoking, Council wanted to ensure a healthy environment for the residents.
Cuts in funding for hospitals lead to closure of few beds and delayed 600 scheduled surgeries and this bid is believed to cover an amount of $2.9 million shortfall. This cut was announced last year which prompted a fight between the state government and the federal government.
As per a new research study analyzed from an ongoing study of healthy ageing conducted by Sax Institute's 45 and Up study, Australia, minor erectile dysfunction in men can make them 60% prone to heart attack, even if they don't have any history of heart problems.
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