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Weight, elevated insulin increases breast cancer risk
Sydney, July 8 (IANS) Obese women or those who have high glucose or insulin levels are more likely to be diagnosed with an advanced breast cancer, according to a new study.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008 12:00:29 PM

Recovery from back pain takes longer than thought
Sydney, July 8 (IANS) Recovery from lower back pain takes much longer than what popular perception believes and slower still for those with other ache variants, according to a new study.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008 11:58:41 AM

Champions Trophy in real trouble as blasts rattle ICC
Dubai/Sydney, July 7 (IANS) Prospects of Pakistan holding the Champions Trophy are bleak after the blasts in Islamabad sparked fresh security fears among Australian cricketers and the International Cricket Council (ICC) making it clear that it would not compromise with the security of the players.

Monday, July 07, 2008 7:21:28 PM

Islamabad bombings casts fresh doubts on Champions Trophy
Sydney, July 7 (IANS) Sunday's suicide bombing in Islamabad, that claimed 19 lives, have raised serious doubts over Australia's participation and also Pakistan's ability to host the Champions Trophy cricket tournament in September.

Monday, July 07, 2008 4:29:47 PM

Ricky Ponting undergoes wrist surgery
Sydney, July 7 (IANS) Australia cricket captain Ricky Ponting Monday underwent surgery to his injured wrist in Melbourne.

Monday, July 07, 2008 2:49:37 PM

Australia will eventually become a republic: governor-elect
Sydney, July 7 (IANS) Australia will eventually become a republic, predicts former Australian high commissioner to India Penny Wensley, who will soon be sworn in as the governor of Queensland state.

Monday, July 07, 2008 2:41:57 PM

Pakistani student suing Australian employers for 'slave' treatment
Sydney, July 7 (IANS) A Pakistani student has alleged mistreatment of workers from the subcontinent even as Australia reaps rich dividends with full fee-paying international students contributing Australian $12 billion (US$11.5 billion) to the national economy.

Monday, July 07, 2008 12:09:00 PM

Australians want to say it with roses, from India
Sydney, July 7 (IANS) More and more Australians may soon be expressing their enduring love with roses from India as a delegation heads to Bangalore to facilitate a joint venture between India's largest producer of fresh cut roses, Tanflora, and Australia's largest provider of floral bouquets, The Lynch Group.

Monday, July 07, 2008 12:08:24 PM

Treatment of childhood eczema prevents asthma: study
Sydney, July 7 (IANS) More proactive treatment of eczema in childhood might ensure that asthma stays away later, according to a new study.

Monday, July 07, 2008 11:44:26 AM

Woman kills lover in head-on crash, court told
Wellington, July 7 (DPA) A 37-year-old New Zealand woman drove her car 13 km with her lover hanging onto the bonnet, before deliberately staging a head-on crash to kill him, a court was told Monday.

Monday, July 07, 2008 10:31:28 AM

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