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Asthmatic? Time to skip office!
Sydney, May 12 (IANS) Ever heard of "occupational asthma"? That's asthma caused by exposure to allergens present in the average office - and a new study says it's on the rise.

Monday, May 12, 2008 1:55:07 PM

New Zealand to send 30-strong team to Paralympics
Wellington: New Zealand will send a 30-strong team to the Paralympic Games in Beijing in September, Radio New Zealand has reported.

Sunday, May 11, 2008 4:45:54 PM

NSW coach Matthew Mott wants another year with IPL
Sydney, May 10 (IANS) Australian Matthew Mott will urge the employers back home at New South Wales (NSW) to allow him leave next year to continue his work in the Indian Premier League after being convinced the competition will revolutionise the game and become a showpiece event.

Saturday, May 10, 2008 3:24:48 PM

Aussie professor cracks English code of reverse swing
Sydney, May 10 (IANS) In 2005, England stole the running from Australia in the Ashes series by reverse swinging the ball earlier than it had been done before. And now it has been revealed how it was done.

Saturday, May 10, 2008 3:22:05 PM

New technique eases monitoring of sleep disorders
Sydney, May 10 (IANS) A new way of monitoring breathing patterns in sleep disorders could form the basis of an automated system, cheaper and easier to handle than current methods.

Saturday, May 10, 2008 2:43:01 PM

Shark attacks Australian man
Sydney, May 10 (DPA) A 37-year-old swimmer lost 'great big chunks' of his leg when he was attacked Saturday by a four-metre shark at a popular beach on Australia's west coast.

Saturday, May 10, 2008 1:51:04 PM

Tait eyes a come back, sacrifices pace for line and length
Sydney, May 10 (IANS) Declaring a renewed appetite for the game, fast bowler Shaun Tait will sacrifice raw pace for line and length when he returns to the bowling crease next season.

Saturday, May 10, 2008 1:02:38 PM

Harbhajan has been unmasked, says Ponting
Brisbane, May 10 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting took a dig at Harbhajan Singh, saying the off-spinner has been 'unmasked' by his attack on teammate Sreesanth.

Saturday, May 10, 2008 12:21:10 PM

Ten years on, turnaround in Australia-India ties
Sydney, May 10 (IANS) Australia-India bilateral relations have a whiff of spring about them as the two countries strive to take the relationship to a 'new level' 10 years after the frosty snapping of defence ties in the wake of the 1998 Pokhran nuclear test.

Saturday, May 10, 2008 10:20:10 AM

Timing of cell death might cause cancer or Alzheimer's
Sydney, May 10 (IANS) If a cell fails to die when its utility is over, it is likely to multiply rabidly and form a cancer. Conversely, a person who has too many prematurely self-destructing cells may develop degenerative diseases like Alzheimer's.

Saturday, May 10, 2008 9:34:25 AM

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