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Celiac disease: High risk in the North

Celiac disease is far more common in northern India compared to the south or north-eastern areas, according to doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi. Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition which involves an immune reaction to the gluten protein, commonly found in wheat, barley and rye products. This immune reaction results in inflammation ...

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St Kevin’s College dean of sports Luke Travers and two other teachers leave school

Three staff at St Kevin’s College in Melbourne have left the top Catholic school, which isunder pressure over its handling of sexual misconduct allegations. Luke Travers, the school’s dean of sports, was stood down on Wednesday after the ABC’s Four Corners revealed he gave an employment reference and character evidence for convicted child sex offender Peter Kehoe. In a letter ...

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New threat to McLaughlin’s crown? Chaz Mostert’s ‘dream start’ to new Holden campaign

It was a “dream start” to life for Chaz Mostert at new team Walkinshaw Andretti United after the Holden recruit recorded a podium finish at the Superloop Adelaide 500. Mostert began the week with positive headlines when he broke the practice/qualifying lap record around the Adelaide streets, before racing to seventh in Race 1 on Saturday. On Sunday, the 2014 ...

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Amateur teenage golfer Stephanie Kyriacou stuns field of pros … by EIGHT shots

It’s one thing for a teenage amateur golfer to beat an international field of professionals, it’s quite another to street them and win by eight strokes. That’s what 19-year-old Sydneysider Stephanie Kyriacou did when she announced herself as a star of the future by winning the Australian Ladies Classic on Sunday. Far from daunted at holding a two-shot overnight lead ...

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The Latest: Fognini pushes into 4th day in Australia to win

Fabio Fognini is taking no shortcuts so far at the Australian Open. The 12th-seeded Italian has won a pair of five-setters to get to the third round at Melbourne Park — and because his latest win ended after midnight, he has competed on all four days since the tournament began. Fognini needed more than four hours and a total of ...

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Australia recall Glenn Maxwell for South Africa, Marcus Stoinis snubbed

Batting star Glenn Maxwell’s self-imposed exile from international cricket ended when he was named Tuesday in Australia’s limited-overs squads to tour South Africa, but in-form Marcus Stoinis missed out. Maxwell, who stood down from Australian duties in October saying he needed a break to deal with mental health issues, was named in both the one-day and Twenty20 squads to face ...

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Australia A back on radar as World Rugby look to strengthen ‘tier two’ schedule

Rugby Australia boss Raelene Castle discussed the possible return of the “A” team – after a 12-year absence – as she also confirmed Townsville was a leading contender to host a Test between the Wallabies and Fiji in July. A report in Queensland’s Courier Mail newspaper on Sunday indicated Townsville’s new $250 million North Queensland Stadium could play host to ...

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