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Last updated: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 7:02:17 AM

Cholesterol drug lowers heart attack risk in diabetic women
Sydney, Aug 19 (IANS) Australian researchers have found that a cholesterol-lowering drug can lower cardiovascular disease risks by 30 percent in women with type-2 diabetes.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 2:02:15 PM

Australian sex offender caught after 20 years
Canberra, Aug 18 (IANS) An Australian man accused of sexually assaulting five young girls more than 20 years ago has been arrested in Sydney.

Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00:05 PM

Hughes celebrates Australia call-up in style
Townsville (Australia), Aug 17 (IANS) Phil Hughes capped off an Australia A tour to remember with another double-century against South Africa A, his second in the past month, as the four-day cricket match ended in a draw at Tony Ireland Stadium here Sunday.

Sunday, August 17, 2014 2:10:04 PM

Does parenting start even before you conceive?
Sydney, Aug 17 (IANS) It is not just your genes. Age and many other lifestyle factors such as smoking, drinking and diet impact the future of your kids, says a study.

Sunday, August 17, 2014 11:44:04 AM

Australian hospital mistakenly declares 200 patients dead
Sydney, Aug 14 (IANS/EFE) An Australian hospital has apologised after declaring more than 200 patients dead due to a computer error, media reported Thursday.

Thursday, August 14, 2014 4:08:04 PM

CONCACAF president pledges support for women's game
George Town (Cayman Islands), Aug 13 (IANS/CMC) The governing body of football in North America, Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF), is fully committed to the development of women's football throughout the region.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 5:46:14 PM

Swine flu epidemic hits Australia
Canberra, Aug 12 (IANS) Swine flu, also known as the H1N1 virus, has hit Australia accounting for the majority of influenza cases this year, health officials said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 1:36:07 PM

Water tractor beam can control flow patterns
Sydney, Aug 11 (IANS) In a first, Australian physicists have created a tractor beam on water - a radical new technique that could confine oil spills or manipulate floating objects.

Monday, August 11, 2014 11:38:04 AM

Australia, US meet to boost military ties
Sydney, Aug 11 (IANS) The foreign and defence ministers of Australia and the US met Monday, ahead of the annual Australia-United States Ministerial Consultations (AUSMIN) that begin Tuesday.

Monday, August 11, 2014 9:22:14 AM

South Africa A beat Australia A by 8 wickets
Townsville (Australia), Aug 10 (IANS) South Africa A defeated Australia A by eight wickets in their opening four-day match at Tony Ireland Stadium here Sunday.

Sunday, August 10, 2014 2:58:03 PM

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