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Kisspeptin - the hormone that starts ovulation
Sydney, Sep 4 (IANS) Kisspeptin, the small hormone that starts puberty, also plays a vital role in the brain to trigger ovulation, scientists have found. The finding may hold the key to new therapies for infertility.

Thursday, September 04, 2008 9:46:25 AM

Exercise, keep your memory sharp after 50
Sydney, Sep 4 (IANS) Worried about memory loss, especially when you cross the age of 50? Stop worrying. Medical experts have advised a daily routine of only 20 minutes of simple exercise to keep your memory healthy and sharp.

Thursday, September 04, 2008 9:44:16 AM

Brett Lee all set for passage to India
Sydney, Sep 4 (IANS) Australia's Hindi-speaking fast bowler Brett Lee is all set to tour India for the four Test Border-Gavaskar Trophy in October.

Thursday, September 04, 2008 9:04:58 AM

Brett Lee joins team with Indian tour in view
Sydney, Sep 3 (IANS) Ending his self-imposed exile following his marriage break-up, Australian spearhead Brett Lee joined his teammates in Darwin Wednesday to mentally prepare himself for the gruelling tour to India.

Wednesday, September 03, 2008 8:50:50 PM

Australian visa for higher education gets tougher for Indians
Sydney, Sep 3 (IANS) Indian students enrolling in higher education, post graduate research and English language courses in Australia will now have to adhere to more stringent visa regulations.

Wednesday, September 03, 2008 6:26:05 PM

Watson looking to step in Symonds' shoes
Melbourne, Sep 3 (IANS) With Andrew Symonds certain to miss next month's tour of India, Australian Shane Watson is confident of filling in the void of an all-rounder for the four-match Test series.

Wednesday, September 03, 2008 5:12:38 PM

David Hussey eyeing Test spot for India tour
Melbourne, Sep 3 (IANS) After his successful stint in Indian Premier League (IPL), David Hussey wore the tag of a specialist in the format. The Australian wants to prove himself in Tests as he eyes a berth for the series against India next month.

Wednesday, September 03, 2008 5:08:49 PM

Chappell to head Australian cricket's centre of excellence
Sydney, Sep 3 (IANS) Former Indian coach and one of Australia's cricket greats, Greg Chappell, has been appointed as the head coach of the Cricket Australia Centre of Excellence (COE) in Brisbane.

Wednesday, September 03, 2008 1:53:11 PM

Paramedic found guilty of sexually assaulting accident victims
Wellington, Sep 3 (DPA) A 35-year-old paramedic was found guilty Wednesday of indecently assaulting a schoolgirl in the back of an ambulance that was taking her to hospital after a car crash, news reports said.

Wednesday, September 03, 2008 12:27:25 PM

Sharjah ruler pardons 133 prisoners
Dubai, Sep 3 (IANS) The ruler of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, has pardoned 133 prisoners on the occasion of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

Wednesday, September 03, 2008 11:44:13 AM

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