Antibiotic resistant bacteria could become ‘superbugs’: Dr Tim Barnett

[ad_1] Australian researchers have uncovered a new way that bacteria could become superbugs and avoid being killed by antibiotics. Telethon Kids Institute’s Dr Tim Barnett spoke with Sky News Australia about the resistant superbugs. “Generally when we refer to superbugs, we’re talking about these pathogenic bacteria that have evolved resistance to multiple antibiotics,” Dr Barnett … Read more

People at risk of dementia should make lifestyle changes as ‘early as possible’

[ad_1] Dementia Australia’s Leanne Emerson says those at a higher risk of dementia should introduce lifestyle changes as “early as possible” to help prevent the onset of the disease. “Lifestyle factors can influence your risk of developing dementia of all kinds,” she told Sky News Australia. “Eating well, exercising, not drinking to excess, not smoking, … Read more

From outcasts to mainstream, B.C. museum showcases the evolution of snowboarding – BC

From outcasts to mainstream, B.C. museum showcases the evolution of snowboarding - BC

[ad_1] A Qualicum Beach, B.C., man has created a museum that celebrates the sport of snowboarding, from the early “skateboards for snow prototypes” to the first designs that helped launch a new winter sport. “I don’t know where they came from but there’s an early board called the Snurfer,” Peter Ducommun told Global’s This is … Read more

Will Smith opens up about Oscars slap

[ad_1] Will Smith has opened up about the infamous slap that occurred at the Oscars. The actor spoke about the incident while promoting his new film ‘Emancipation’, labelling it a horrific night and stating he lost control before walking on stage and slapping host Chris Rock. In his first interview since the incident, Mr Smith … Read more

Domestic and international tourist crowds traveling in Japan

[ad_1] I thought I managed to beat the tourist crowds on my recent trip to Japan. On my first night in Osaka, I managed to get a picture with the famed Glico sign without anyone else in the background. Days later, CNBC’s Abigail Ng saw multiple groups of people flocking to this spot to pose … Read more

The 20 richest neighbourhoods across Canada – National

The 20 richest neighbourhoods across Canada - National

[ad_1] Have you ever wondered where you can find the richest neighbourhoods in Canada? Using the most recent data from Canadian Business magazine, these are the richest neighbourhoods across the country. 20. Roxboro, Calgary, Alberta Average household net worth: $7,368,972 Roxboro is a leafy suburb on the banks of the Elbow River and only a … Read more

Richmond, B.C. teachers leading truth and reconciliation campaign for changes at city hall

[ad_1] Two elementary school teachers are campaigning to advance truth and reconciliation in the city of Richmond. The initiative includes everything from land acknowledgements to greater cultural awareness. Richmond sits on traditional Musqueam territory. The school board and district recognizes that, and so does the Vancouver International Airport. But when it comes to city hall, … Read more

Paddington Bears left for Queen Elizabeth delivered to charity

[ad_1] Dozens of Paddington Bear toys which were left by well-wishers as a tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II have been personally delivered by the Queen Consort to a children’s charity. Camilla, the wife of King Charles III, was joined by two of the cast from the recent Paddington films. Mourners placed more than … Read more

Final year medical students across NSW eligible for paid positions

[ad_1] Final year medical students across New South Wales will become eligible for paid positions in a collaboration between universities and the state government. Each year a thousand students will be selected to take part in the Assistant in Medicine initiative, which is set to become a permanent fixture after being introduced as a trial … Read more