Parasite that infects up to 50% of people ‘really likes the retina’, say scientists

Toxoplasma gondii is probably the most successful parasite in the world today. This microscopic creature is capable of infecting any mammal or bird, and people on all continents are infected. Once infected, a person carries Toxoplasma for life. So far, we don’t have a medicine that can eradicate the parasite from the body. And there … Read more

Parasite that infects up to 50% of people ‘really likes the retina’, say scientists

Toxoplasma gondii is probably the most successful parasite in the world today. This microscopic creature is capable of infecting any mammal or bird, and people on all continents are infected. Once infected, a person carries Toxoplasma for life. So far, we don’t have a medicine that can eradicate the parasite from the body. And there … Read more

Tennis: Nick Kyrgios says he is the best grass-court player in the world ahead of Wimbledon

When asked who the best grass player in the world is, Nick Kyrgios didn’t hesitate. Nick Kyrgios has been named the world’s best grass player ahead of Wimbledon next month. Speaking at a promotional event for the world No. 1 NBA in Sydney. The 78-year-old was asked who he thinks is the best tennis player … Read more

‘Tough decision’: Horse-drawn carriages banned in Melbourne

Horse-drawn carriages will be banned in Melbourne’s busy CBD from next month. Although it has been a feature of the city for decades, authorities now say the impact on traffic and safety has forced them to act. From mid-June, cars will be banned from entering an area bordered by Flinders Street, Spring Street, La Trobe … Read more

Horse racing tips: Early Oil, analysis and best bets for Flemington Saturday

Lloyd Williams could have his first Melbourne Cup runner for 2022 after Andrew Ramsden Listed’s Point Nepean race on Saturday at Flemington. Herald Sun form analyst Brad Waters previews Andrew Ramsden’s meeting Saturday in Flemington. BEST BET POINT NEPEAN (Race 7, No.10) Developing Stayer who has won his last two games in fine fashion and … Read more

Albanians “absolutely consistent” on wages

Opposition leader Anthony Albanese said Labor has been “absolutely consistent” in its stance on wages. Mr Albanese was asked if he was misleading voters about raising the minimum wage in line with inflation, but not officially submitting the 5.1 per cent figure to the Independent Fair Work Commission . “The cost of living for everything … Read more

Jana Wendt’s former Whale Beach home sells above $14 million price guide, new suburban record

A new price record has been set at the exclusive millionaires’ playground of Whale Beach after the former home of a Logie d’or award winner was sold. A new price record has been set at the exclusive millionaires’ playground of Whale Beach after the former home of a Logie d’or award winner was sold. David … Read more

Woollahra Council agrees to rename Russian Consulate Street Ukraine St

A Sydney council thumbed its nose at Russian diplomats and lent its support to Ukraine in a “powerful” way. A Sydney council has passed a motion to rename the street that houses the Russian consulate in a show of support for Ukrainian citizens. Woollahra councilors have agreed to change the name of the street from … Read more

Spirit Of Boom Classic: Thelwell not in the doghouse after escaping from his box

Thelwell, the two-year-old who sits like a dog, recently led his trainer and the neighborhood on a frantic chase after breaking free from his box. Thelwell won’t be in the kennel unless he wins Saturday’s Group 2 Spirit Of Boom Classic at Eagle Farm as trainer Sharryn Livingstone has her hands full to keep the … Read more

Paul Gallen v Kris Terzievski boxing fight result: Australia owe NRL a big apology

It is a great sporting tragedy that large sections of Australian fans have remained cold towards Paul Gallen. That changed drastically on Wednesday. Paul Gallen, we were terribly wrong. It is a great tragedy that a large proportion of Australian sports fans remained cold towards the former NRL star until he was at the finish … Read more