More bad news for soda lovers: in addition to obesity and heart disease, the sugary drinks may be tied to asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Australian researchers found.
People who consumed at least a half a liter of soft drinks a day were more than twice as likely to develop either lung condition compared with those who didn’t partake at all (OR 2.33, 95% CI 1.51 to 3.60), Zumin [...]
WASHINGTON (CBSDC) – The Baby Boomer generation’s overall health has been on a sharp decline.
Australian researchers from Adelaide’s three universities have completed the first stage of a report on the generation born between the end of the Second World War and the mid-1960s.
Obesity among baby boomers is more than double the rate of their parents at the same age, and boomers with three or more chronic conditions was 700 percent greater [...]
So far ‘bionic eyes’ have only been seen in sci-fi films such as The Terminator.
In that movie Arnold Schwarzenegger plays a robot with enhanced vision capable of scanning and analysing its surroundings.
Now Australian researchers are set to make computer-aided sight a reality, though not quite as sophisticated as the infamous cyborg’s.
Scientists from the Monash Vision Group at Monash University in Australia will begin human trials of a bionic eye in [...]