assisted reproductive technologies

Scientists warn of dangers in delaying motherhood


April 8th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 8 (IANS) Working women often postpone motherhood without realising its deleterious consequences, relying instead on reproductive technologies to restore their childbearing capacity, says a study."There is an alarming ... Read more...

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One out of 30 babies born in US is a twin


April 3rd, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Women conceiving at older ages, thanks to the availability of fertility treatments, has spurred the birth of twins.In 2009, one in every 30 babies born in ... Read more...

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Tweaking IVF can influence baby’s sex


September 29th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 29 (ANI): Tweaking In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) has a remarkable effect on male-female birth ratios, revealed a new Australian study.Trends have been reported before, but often the statistics have been drawn ... Read more...

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Most test tube babies kids are ‘healthy’


February 22nd, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): Scientists have found only a few medical differences between children born as a result of assisted reproduction and kids conceived in the traditional way.More than three million children ... Read more...

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Test tube babies ‘at greater birth defects risk’


February 22nd, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): Test tube babies are at a higher risk of certain types of birth defects, a new study suggests.These defects can lead to obesity, hypertension and type 2 diabetes ... Read more...

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Bug in fluid around ovaries hampers IVF success rate


April 4th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 4 (ANI): A bacteria present in the fluid near the ovaries may reduce a woman's chances of becoming pregnant via in vitro fertilisation (IVF), according to an Aussie researcher.Dr. Christine ... Read more...

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Infertile men at tripled testicular cancer risk


February 24th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Men who are infertile are nearly three times more likely to develop testicular cancer than those who are fertile, says a new study.According to the report in ... Read more...

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Supreme Court to hear infant Manji’s case Wednesday


August 19th, 2008 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court will Wednesday consider whether 25-day-old Manji, born to an Indian surrogate mother, can be with her Japanese biological father - a case that has ... Read more...

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Japanese granny gets custody of baby born to surrogate mother


August 14th, 2008 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday gave temporary custody of a 20-day-old baby born to an Indian surrogate mother to the infant's Japanese grandmother. A bench of judges Arijit ... Read more...

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India plans regulations for surrogate motherhood


June 25th, 2008 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Concerned with an increasing number of foreigners coming to India to rent a womb, the government is planning to come out with regulations to ensure legal and ... Read more...

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Now, a treatment that may double IVF pregnancy rates


April 17th, 2008 - 5:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Adelaide have come up with a new formula that may help increase the chances of conception amongst couples undergoing fertility treatment by ... Read more...

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