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Old drug prevents diabetes-linked complications
Sydney, Sep 9 (IANS) A widely available cholesterol-lowering drug in vogue 30 years ago could prevent or delay some of the most serious health complications associated with diabetes today, according to a new study.

Tuesday, September 09, 2008 12:51:13 PM

Support for Catholic, but not Islamic school in Australian town
Sydney, Sep 9 (IANS) A proposed Catholic school near here has been supported by the residents' group, who had earlier this year rejected a plan to build an Islamic school on Sydney's south-western fringes, raising uncomfortable questions of double standards and racism in this historic Australian town.

Tuesday, September 09, 2008 10:07:16 AM

China-made uniforms causing blisters, say Australian workers
Sydney, Sep 8 (IANS) An Australian trade union has alleged that an energy company's workers have suffered blisters and rashes from wearing uniforms made in China, and has called for the recall of all such uniforms, according to media reports.

Monday, September 08, 2008 6:11:05 PM

Made in China uniforms cause blisters to Australian workers
Sydney, Sep 8 (IANS) An Australian energy company's workers have suffered blisters and rashes from wearing uniforms made in China.

Monday, September 08, 2008 5:04:55 PM

Bloggers name Clarke as culprit behind Symond's suspension
Melbourne, Sep 8 (IANS) Bloggers have zeroed in on Michael Clarke as the main culprit behind the suspension of Andrew Symonds.

Monday, September 08, 2008 4:49:00 PM

Ashraful admits captaincy pressure after defeat against Australia
Sydney, Sep 8 (IANS) After receiving a 3-0 drubbing from Australia in the one-day series, Bangladesh captain Mohammad Ashraful admitted feeling the leadership pressure but is hopeful of turning his team into one of the world's top five.

Monday, September 08, 2008 4:08:43 PM

Rowdy behaviour by some overseas Indian students decried
Sydney, Sep 8 (IANS) Unruly and abusive behaviour of some newly arrived overseas Indian students, mostly from Punjab, is causing much concern among the Australian-Indian community here.

Monday, September 08, 2008 2:42:07 PM

More people riding bicycles tend to have less accidents
Sydney, Sep 8 (IANS) The more the people ride bicycles, the less likely are they to be injured in traffic accidents, according to a study.

Monday, September 08, 2008 2:10:43 PM

Australia not willing to give India uranium despite NSG support
Sydney, Sep 8 (IANS) India is unlikely to get Australian uranium in the near future even as pressure mounts on the Labour government to reverse its ban on uranium exports to India to meet its growing energy demand.

Monday, September 08, 2008 12:15:37 PM

'Deforestation spurs mosquito-borne diseases'
Sydney, Sep 8 (IANS) Rampant deforestation will spur the rate of mosquito-borne infections unless reduced or replaced with more careful land clearing practices, researchers have warned.

Monday, September 08, 2008 11:33:39 AM

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