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Millions worldwide suffer from osteoporosis
Sydney, Aug 5 (IANS) Osteoporosis, that causes bones to become fragile, weak and increasingly fracture-prone, affects millions worldwide, says a new report.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 10:53:29 AM

Oestrogen relieves psychotic symptoms in women
Sydney, Aug 5 (IANS) Oestrogen estradiol, when combined with anti-psychotic drugs, seems to be effective in treating women with schizophrenia, according to a new study.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 10:28:00 AM

Scared kids risk anxiety later in life
Sydney, Aug 5 (IANS) Most children tend to relish rides on a rollercoaster or enjoy ghoulish delights of a ghost train. Those who don't are likely to face problems in later life.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 9:55:20 AM

Australia wants to engage more with South Asia
Sydney, Aug 5 (IANS) Australia, which has been invited as an observer to the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), has welcomed the Colombo summit's declaration calling for international cooperation in the fight against terrorism.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 9:28:20 AM

Thorpe to sue French paper for dubbing him tainted
Melbourne, Aug 4 (IANS)Swimming champion Ian Thorpe has decided to sue French newspaper L'Equipe that last year alleged that the Australian used performance-enhancing drugs.

Monday, August 04, 2008 5:13:05 PM

Slain Australian tourist's friends relieved by assailants' conviction
Sydney, Aug 4 (IANS) The close-knit community of Australia's Byron Bay town, which had been shocked by the brutal rape and murder of Dawn Emelie Griggs in India four years ago, has found some relief in the news that her assailants have been convicted.

Monday, August 04, 2008 2:50:49 PM

Scientists demystify behaviour of glass
Sydney, Aug 4 (IANS) Two scientists are one step closer to explaining the nature of glass and its transition from liquid to solid, says a study.

Monday, August 04, 2008 2:49:27 PM

Revolutionary fuel cell design to make cheaper vehicles feasible
Sydney, Aug 4 (IANS) A reworked design of fuel cells used in the latest hybrid cars will help make vehicles more reliable and cheaper to build in the future.

Monday, August 04, 2008 2:21:59 PM

Chest infections, not antibiotics make babies wheeze
Sydney, Aug 4 (IANS) Chest infections, rather than administering antibiotics to babies within first three months of birth, cause wheezing among them a year later, according to the latest study on the subject.

Monday, August 04, 2008 2:21:05 PM

Internet eclipses print media, radio as source of news
Sydney, Aug 4 (IANS) The Internet is rivalling and even eclipsing traditional media, particularly television, with users spending less time watching TV, listening to the radio and reading newspapers than non-users, according to a new study here.

Monday, August 04, 2008 2:20:36 PM

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