Australian senator Larissa Waters feed her baby in the most perfect way, breastfeeding her not only in the chamber, but while she was passing a motion. People on social media have praised the senator for “making history,” being “inspiring,” and “normalizing women’s bodies.”
If you are hoping to see oil climbs to US$100 per barrel again, the day may not come.
Advances in technology have contributed to higher production rates in the U.S. as demand world-wide may increasingly suffer from the use of alternative energy sources. Alternative energy sources like electric battery, hydrodam, solar and wind.
Two new cases of locally transmitted Zika have been confirmed at Kensington Park Drive at Serangoon Gardens, the National Environment Agency (NEA) said on Wednesday (Jun 21). Both cases involve residents in the vicinity.
"Residents and stakeholders are urged to maintain vigilance and continue to eliminate mosquito breeding habitats, as there could be asymptomatic or mild, undiagnosed cases which might result in further transmission of the virus if there are mosquitoes in the vicinity," NEA said.
Singaporean teenager Matthew Yap has set a new squat world record at the World Classic Powerlifting Championships in Minsk, Belarus.
Yap, an 18-year-old Republic Polytechnic student, lifted 208kg in his final attempt under the men’s Under-66kg sub-junior division, which is for 14- to 18-year-olds. The previous world record of 207.5kg was set by Swede Eddie Berglund in Texas last year.
There has been a sharp rise here in two cancers associated with wealthy countries, more sedentary lifestyles and greater obesity: breast and prostate cancers.
Breast cancer accounts for one in three cancers in women, while prostate cancer has gone up five fold in the past 40 years and now causes one in seven cancers in men. But the most common remains colorectal cancer.
The good news is that with better treatment today, people with cancer have better chances of survival.
Otitis media with effusion (OME), or glue ear, in which the infant’s middle ear was blocked due to a build-up of sticky fluid, is estimated to affect some 84,000 children here every year.
It may occur when the child contracts an upper respiratory tract infection such as a cold, when fluid or mucus accumulates in the middle ear. Children who are born with a cleft lip or palate, or other craniofacial abnormalities, are also more vulnerable to glue ear.
More worryingly, glue ear is the leading cause of hearing loss and doctor visits among children worldwide.
Symptoms to watch out for include communication and speech problems, but the signs are not always so straightforward.