Togo eliminates trachoma as a public health problem

Togo eliminates trachoma as a public health problem

The World Health Organization (WHO) has validated Togo as having eliminated trachoma as a public health problem, [1] making it the third country in WHO’s African Region after Ghana (June 2018) and the Gambia (April 2021) to achieve this significant milestone. In delivering the letter of acknowledgment during a ceremony held today in Geneva, on … Read more

How to obtain, God Rolls, and more

Opulent weapons have made a return with Destiny 2‘s Season of the Haunted. However, the armaments will now feature a significant number of changes from what they used to be a few seasons ago. Many of the Opulent weapon perks have been reworked, and the highly-coveted Callus Mini-Tool SMG is no stranger to this fact. … Read more

First-home buyer nabs Carlton terrace for $1.5 million

First-home buyer nabs Carlton terrace for $1.5 million

All the bidders this time were owner-occupiers, he said. “Nobody wants to start it, of course, but it worked out well,” he said. All the bidders were owner-occupiers.Credit:Luis Enrique Ascui “That first-home-buyer market, whether that’s at $500,000 or whether that’s to $1.5 million as we had today, the first-home buyers are certainly out there at … Read more

Monkeypox: ‘too early to call it an epidemic’

Monkeypox: 'too early to call it an epidemic'

This handout photo taken in the year 2004 and received on May 23, 2022 from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), the German federal government agency and research institute responsible for disease control and prevention, shows an ultrathin section electron-microscopic capture of the monkeypox virus. [Photo/Agencies] PARIS – While it is still too early to talk … Read more

Scientists Use CRISPR to Seriously Boost Tomatoes’ Vitamin D Levels

Scientists Use CRISPR to Seriously Boost Tomatoes' Vitamin D Levels

By making a few genetic tweaks using CRISPR technology, scientists have designed a special sun-dried tomato packed to the leaves with vitamin D. The flesh and peel of the fruit were genetically engineered to contain the same vitamin D levels as two eggs or 28 grams of tuna, both of which are currently recommended sources … Read more

Melbourne-based Bubs Australia baby formula flown to US to address shortage

Melbourne-based Bubs Australia baby formula flown to US to address shortage

Carr said she was proud of the “substantial deal” secured with the Biden administration, calling it “a turning point for Australia”. “We were actually the first infant formula manufacturer in the world to submit our application to the FDA under this new infant formula enforcement discretion policy,” she said. “This was a very unique opportunity.” … Read more

New light-powered catalysts could aid in manufacturing — ScienceDaily

Lung tissue from the lab - ScienceDaily

Chemical reactions that are driven by light offer a powerful tool for chemists who are designing new ways to manufacture pharmaceuticals and other useful compounds. Harnessing this light energy requires photoredox catalysts, which can absorb light and transfer the energy to a chemical reaction. MIT chemists have now designed a new type of photoredox catalyst … Read more

COVID-19 in babies – here’s what to expect

COVID-19 in babies – here's what to expect

Parents are understandably worried about what would happen if their infant caught COVID-19. Babies may be considered vulnerable due to immature immune systems, and are also not eligible for most of the treatments and vaccinations available for older children and adults. The good news is, most babies experience mild illness. Here’s what to expect if … Read more

Baby formula: Australia sending at least 1.25 million tins to US amid shortage

Baby formula: Australia sending at least 1.25 million tins to US amid shortage

An Australian company plans to ship at least 1.25 million cans of its baby formula to the United States to help ease a shortage. The US Food and Drug Administration says Bubs Australia Ltd has agreed to send six of its products, which are sold in major Australian supermarkets including Coles and Woolworths. Watch more … Read more