Genetically engineered super tomatoes offer big boost for vegetarians and vegans

Genetically engineered super tomatoes offer big boost for vegetarians and vegans

Two medium-sized tomatoes a day could keep the doctor away, if British scientists are successful. A new study has changed the genetic makeup of tomatoes to make them a solid source of vitamin D. Vitamin D regulates nutrients like calcium that are essential for maintaining healthy bones, teeth, and muscles. Watch the latest news on … Read more

Monkeypox outbreak: Virus crosses new borders as first cases are confirmed in Scotland and Denmark

Monkeypox outbreak: Virus crosses new borders as first cases are confirmed in Scotland and Denmark

Cases of monkeypox were confirmed in Scotland and Denmark on Monday – the first time the virus has been detected in patients from those countries. The Danish man is believed to have contracted the virus infection in Spain, and the Scottish case is currently under investigation. Watch the video above to see the new warning … Read more

Signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer as Aussie mum thought stomach ache was a normal ‘female issue’

Signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer as Aussie mum thought stomach ache was a normal ‘female issue’

“Outside, nothing had changed – the sun was still shining and the people went on their way happily,” Rose wrote in her diary. “Yet learning the reality of what was going on inside me instantly changed my whole world.” It was December 6, 2012, and 73-year-old Rose reflected in her diary on what should have … Read more

Crocodile meat ‘triggers fish allergies’

Crocodile meat 'triggers fish allergies'

Foodies with a taste for the crocodile have been warned that eating the apex predator can trigger dangerous food allergies. A new study from James Cook University indicates that for people with fish allergies, one bite of reptile meat could lead to life-threatening anaphylaxis. Study co-author Thimo Ruethers said immunological reactions to crocodile meat were … Read more

Caesarean section-born babies no more likely to develop food allergies, researchers find

Caesarean section-born babies no more likely to develop food allergies, researchers find

The idea that babies born by caesarean section are more likely to develop food allergies in infancy is not supported by evidence, Australian researchers have found. Over 2,000 Victoria babies were studied by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute to determine if there was an increased correlation between their method of birth and food allergies in … Read more

Neighbours star Alan Fletcher announces auto-immune disorder alopecia after changing appearance

Neighbours star Alan Fletcher announces auto-immune disorder alopecia after changing appearance

Alan Fletcher, who plays Dr. Karl Kennedy on the soap opera Neighbors, took to social media to address fan concerns over his drastically different appearance. Alan is the third longest-serving actor in an Australian soap opera behind At home and away actors Ray Meagher and Lynne McGranger, so his fans have seen him change and … Read more

COVID symptoms: Expert reveals exactly what you should do if you test positive for the virus now

COVID symptoms: Expert reveals exactly what you should do if you test positive for the virus now

COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Australia, with the highly contagious BA.2.12.1 subvariant of Omicron now the dominant strain of coronavirus nationwide. Associate Professor Stuart Turville of the Kirby Institute at UNSW says Omicron sub-variants BA.2.12.1, BA.4 and BA.5 have been detected in Australia. Watch the video to learn more about the new subvariants that … Read more

Popular weight loss product BANNED for misleading customers

Popular weight loss product BANNED for misleading customers

A leading weight loss pill will be banned from sale after Australian regulators ruled there was no medical evidence it could cause the weight loss advertised. The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) on Monday pulled FatBlaster Max – Australia’s leading weight loss supplement – ​​from shelves across the country, including at Coles, Woolworths and Priceline after … Read more