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Inducing labour in pregnant women is risky
Sydney, Dec 10 (IANS) Inducing labour in uncomplicated pregnancies can be risky, according to a study.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008 10:58:33 AM

ICC to draw up anti-racism code
Cape Town, Dec 9 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) will prepare an anti-racism code which will run parallel with the existing Code of Conduct.

Tuesday, December 09, 2008 4:11:49 PM

Powerful quake jolts remote islands off New Zealand
Wellington, Dec 9 (Xinhua) A strong earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale jolted New Zealand's remote areas of Kermadec Islands in the Pacific Ocean Tuesday, the US Geological Survey reported.

Tuesday, December 09, 2008 3:27:05 PM

New study finds way to lower depression among elderly
Sydney, Dec 9 (IANS) A new link found between depression and amino acid homocysteine might help reduce the risk of depression in old age.

Tuesday, December 09, 2008 1:47:57 PM

Serena claims injury; withdraws from Hopman Cup
Perth, Dec 9 (DPA) Serena Williams is booked for three exhibitions this week in the US, but that has not kept the world No.2 tennis player from withdrawing as defending champion at next month's Hopman Cup.

Tuesday, December 09, 2008 11:29:25 AM

Eating salmon healthier than fish oil
Sydney, Dec 8 (IANS) Swallowing fish oil capsules may just be as good as eating a fillet of salmon for boosting brain and health-giving omega-3.

Monday, December 08, 2008 12:10:33 PM

White blood cells 'eat' and gas bacteria
Sydney, Dec 8 (IANS) Poisonous gas used as a potent weapon during World War 1, also helps the body fight invading bacteria and controlling infection.

Monday, December 08, 2008 12:10:11 PM

Young women pressurised for sex even when not feeling like it
Sydney, Dec 8 (IANS) Young women were pressurised into having sex with partners even when they didn't feel like it, according to a study.

Monday, December 08, 2008 12:09:42 PM

World cricket needs India: Ponting
Melbourne, Dec 7 (IANS) With India not being seen as safe for international cricket following the Mumbai terror attacks, Australian captain Ricky Ponting stressed that India's involvement is crucial to the survival of the game.

Sunday, December 07, 2008 6:26:18 PM

CA deserted its players to please BCCI: Gillespie
Sydney, Dec 7 (IANS) Former Australian paceman Jason Gillespie Sunday accused Cricket Australia (CA) of neglecting its best players in order to appease the Indian cricket board.

Sunday, December 07, 2008 6:20:00 PM

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