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Farm kids suffer less from asthma, allergies
Sydney, Sep 2 (IANS) Pre-natal exposure to farm animals and plants helps protect children from asthma, allergies and eczema, says a New Zealand study.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 11:54:13 AM

Farm kids suffer less from asthma: study
Sydney, Sep 2 (IANS) Pre-natal exposure to farm animals and plants helps protect children from asthma, allergies and eczema, according to a study.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 11:02:01 AM

Symonds' absence leaves Australian selectors in dilemma
Melbourne, Sep 1 (IANS) While Andrew Symonds reflects on his future after his recent breach of discipline in Darwin, Australian selectors face a tough task of chalking out the Australian team for their future tours, including this year's visit to India.

Monday, September 01, 2008 4:59:07 PM

Heavy snoring risk factor for carotid atherosclerosis: Study
Sydney, Sep 1 (IANS)Heavy snoring is an independent risk factor for early carotid atherosclerosis, which may progress to be associated with stroke.

Monday, September 01, 2008 3:19:25 PM

New Zealand governor-general to visit India next week
Sydney, Sep 1 (IANS) New Zealand's Governor-General Anand Satyanand will make a week-long state visit to India beginning Sep 8 to reaffirm the strength of the growing bilateral relationship especially in trade and economy.

Monday, September 01, 2008 2:09:49 PM

Coastlines remain intact, despite climate change: study
Sydney, Sep 1 (IANS) Preliminary research from the windswept coast of southern France suggest that world's coastlines remain largely intact despite climate change.

Monday, September 01, 2008 10:17:49 AM

Tropical seeds 300 times bigger than those in colder climes
Sydney, Sep 1 (IANS) A study of 75 ecosystems worldwide has thrown up a wealth of new information about the secret lives of plants with some important lessons bearing on climate change.

Monday, September 01, 2008 9:34:11 AM

More disabled go to mainstream schools in Australia now
Sydney, Sep 1 (IANS) Almost 115,000 students in 2003 with severe disability attended mainstream schools rather than special schools, up from around 26,700 students in 1981, according to a report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

Monday, September 01, 2008 9:32:46 AM

Jayant Patel to face committal hearing in February 2009
Sydney, Sep 1 (IANS) India-born US doctor Jayant Patel, who has been in custody since March for having allegedly caused the deaths of his patients while working as director of surgery at an Australian hospital, will face court for a committal hearing in February next year.

Monday, September 01, 2008 9:31:45 AM

Austerity, Prince Philip style
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Call it an effect of the credit crunch or a personal whim, the manner in which Queen Elizabeth's consort takes care of his clothes has become the talk of the town.

Monday, September 01, 2008 9:12:00 AM

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