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Capacity to father kids drops with every year


October 20th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) The possibility of men siring children drops progressively every year, especially if they have stepped into the middle age, new research says.A fertility expert has found ... Read more...

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Laughter boosts chances of IVF success


January 11th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Bouts of laughter could really boost the chances of IVF success, a study says.Professor Shevach Friedler of the Assaf Harofeh Medical Centre in Israel who led the study ... Read more...

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Fat dads may lower chances of pregnancy


October 31st, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): The chances of success in assisted reproductive technology drops if the father is overweight, according to a new study.Experts have revealed that for couples using IVF, an ... Read more...

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Now, a blood test to spot ectopic pregnancy


October 29th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): Scientists are developing a blood test for ectopic pregnancies, which could help save the fertility of thousands of women.It would enable the life-threatening condition to be diagnosed within ... Read more...

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Beware: Eating saturated fat can damage your sperm


October 28th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) Men who consume a lot of saturated and mono-unsaturated fat -- found in products like sausages, butter and olive oil -- are likely to have a lower sperm ... Read more...

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‘Freeze your ovaries for healthy babies later’


October 28th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) Women in their twenties should freeze parts of their ovaries so they can have children much later in life, says a fertility expert.Sherman Silber, one of the world's ... Read more...

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Eating a lot of saturated fat could damage your sperm: Study


October 27th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): New research by experts at Harvard Medical School in the US suggests that men who eat a lot of saturated fat could be damaging their sperm.The researchers found ... Read more...

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New IVF test trebles chance of healthy baby


October 27th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) An in vitro fertilisation (IVF) test that trebles a woman's chances of having a healthy baby has been developed by scientists.IVF is a process by which egg cells ... Read more...

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Contraceptive gel may replace pills


October 26th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) A contraceptive gel may soon replace the birth control pill, researchers say. Rubbing a bit of the clear gel into the arms, legs, shoulders and abdomen every day ... Read more...

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Women with low libidos have different brains, say experts


October 26th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): Some women claim to have a headache while others pretended they are too tired. But now, experts have a scientific explanation as to why such women give their ... Read more...

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‘O’ blood group women face double fertility risk


October 25th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Women with the most common blood type could be twice as likely to suffer fertility problems. Those with blood group 'O' are at much higher risk of running ... Read more...

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Octomom Nadya Suleman ‘had 12 embryos implanted’


October 19th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 19 (ANI): A US state attorney has revealed that Nadya Suleman's fertility doctor implanted a dozen embryos in the pregnancy that gave her octuplets.The number surpasses Suleman's assertion that only ... Read more...

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Octomom doctor faces possible license revocation for gross negligence


July 14th, 2010 - 3:48 am ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) – A Beverly Hills doctor, who is well known for his association to the aptly-named Octomom who - with his help - gave birth to octuplets, is facing ... Read more...

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White wine can cut IVF success


October 21st, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): Just a few glasses of white wine a week can reduce women's chances of a successful IVF, according to a new study.What's more, men can reduce their hopes ... Read more...

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Octomom’s doc expelled from American Society for Reproductive Medicine


October 20th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 20 (ANI): The doctor who gave fertility treatment to 'Octomom' Nadya Suleman has been expelled from the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM).Beverley Hills-based Dr Michael Kamrava doctor transferred six ... Read more...

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Hormone mix may cut breast cancer risk in menopausal women


October 20th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): A right mix of estrogen and a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM), which blocks the effects of estrogen in breast tissue, can significantly reduce breast cancer risk in ... Read more...

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Fat women at increased miscarriage risk


November 14th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 14 (ANI): Women whore overweight are at an increased risk of miscarrying a perfectly healthy baby, a shocking new research has found.According to the study, when it comes to ... Read more...

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IVF does not raise breast cancer risk


November 12th, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): A new research has dispelled fears that In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) may elevate womens risk of developing breast cancer.The nationwide study in the Netherlands found that the ... Read more...

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Tomatoes can help treat endometriosis


November 12th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): An antioxidant present in tomatoes can help treat common causes of abdominal pain such as internal scarring after surgery and endometriosis, a study has shown.Endometriosis is a ... Read more...

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Scientists grow eggs from five-year-old girls with cancer


October 27th, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): Scientists from Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Centre in Jerusalem have successfully grown eggs from tissue taken from five-year-old girls suffering from cancer.The breakthrough offers a ray ... Read more...

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Antidepressants hit men’’s fertility


September 25th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 25 (ANI): Men who take anti-depressants to fight the blues could be damaging their sperm and chances of becoming a father, says a new research.To reach the conclusion, Peter ... Read more...

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Advanced egg-freezing method as safe as IVF


June 17th, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): Women wishing to postpone motherhood in favour of a bright professional career, and those whose search for their Mr. Right is yet not over, may find new ... Read more...

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Infertility raises risk of testicular cancer in men


February 8th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Men with a history of infertility are at an increased risk of developing testicular cancer, says a new study.The researchers analyzed the medical records of male partners among ... Read more...

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Dietary supplement may boost pregnancy chances in women undergoing IVF


November 14th, 2007 - 2:50 am ICT by admin
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Career women must not have eggs frozen for future use: Study


November 14th, 2007 - 2:27 am ICT by admin
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New study sheds light on male infertility


November 14th, 2007 - 2:26 am ICT by admin
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Breastfeeding smells spur other women towards sex


November 14th, 2007 - 2:26 am ICT by admin
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Eating soya may drastically reduce men’s sperm count


November 14th, 2007 - 2:23 am ICT by admin
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Daily sex can boost men’s sperm count


November 14th, 2007 - 2:18 am ICT by admin
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