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Implant can help addicts stay off heroin
Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) A naltrexone implant reduces cravings among heroin addicts and blocks its effects, says a new study.

Thursday, November 26, 2009 12:59:20 PM

New class of drugs nips cancer growth in the bud
Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) Scientists have discovered a new class of drugs that practically nips lung cancer regrowth.

Thursday, November 26, 2009 9:43:34 AM

Feral camels take over remote Australian township
Sydney, Nov 26 (DPA) A herd of 6,000 camels is terrorising the remote far-north Australian township of Docker River, Northern Territory Local Government Minister Rob Knight told the Darwin parliament.

Thursday, November 26, 2009 7:46:11 AM

Doctor-hunters seek bounty in Australia
Sydney, Nov 26 (DPA) Advertisements ran in local newspapers Thursday offering a finder's fee of 3,000 Australian dollars ($2,750) for anyone who can persuade an overseas doctor to work in Australia.

Thursday, November 26, 2009 6:53:41 AM

Australians excited by outdoor sex
Sydney, Nov 25 (DPA) Photographs published Wednesday in Australia of an anonymous couple having sex in a Sydney clock tower in full view of midday shoppers sparked a flurry of confessions on talkback radio.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 1:59:22 PM

Blood samples yield clues to help fight cancers
Sydney, Nov 24 (IANS) A study of blood samples from patients of bone marrow transplants has yielded clues that could help fight cancers and auto-immune diseases.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009 12:15:32 PM

Australia edges closer to carbon-trading scheme
Sydney, Nov 24 (DPA) Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd could get his wish and have legislation for a national carbon-trading scheme through Parliament before he attends next month's climate conference in Copenhagen.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009 8:30:50 AM

Swiss would-be circumnavigator rescued from crippled yacht
Wellington (New Zealand), Nov 24 (DPA) A Swiss yachtsman making a solo attempt to sail around the world was rescued from his crippled boat Tuesday, 800 km west of New Zealand's Stewart Island, the Rescue Coordination Centre said.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009 5:49:28 AM

Test cricket needs fresh lease of life: Warne
Melbourne, Nov 23 (IANS) Australian spin great Shane Warne has given a reality check to cricket authorities around the world saying that Test cricket needs a fresh lease of life.

Monday, November 23, 2009 7:55:08 PM

New Zealand glaciers melting away, survey shows
Wellington, Nov 23 (DPA) New Zealand's glaciers are melting away, according to an annual survey of the snowline on 50 glaciers in the South Island, the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) announced Monday.

Monday, November 23, 2009 12:08:45 PM

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