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16 years after son died, child born to elerly Haryana couple


February 29th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), Feb 29 (IANS) An accident 16 years ago snatched away their only child, a son aged 21. But the parents, a teacher couple now in their 60s, have ... Read more...

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Kerala parents want semen of their deceased son


December 30th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Dec 30 (IANS) In what is believed to be a rarest of rare case, an aged couple in Kerala has now sought legal recourse to secure possession of their ... Read more...

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Lifestyle disorders causing infertility in women


February 6th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Changing lifestyle, smoking, erratic work routines and other lifestyle-related disorders are causing infertility among women, gynaecology experts said at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) ... Read more...

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Scientists produce mice from 2 fathers using stem cell technology


December 9th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Reproductive scientists at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Texas have produced male and female mice from two fathers using stem cell technology.The achievement of two-father offspring in a ... Read more...

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Oz women increasingly putting off motherhood until their late 30s


November 24th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 24 (ANI): A new report has revealed that Australian women are increasingly putting off motherhood until well into their 30s because of economic pressures and technology that helps to slow ... 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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At-home tests not best to assess infertility: Study


October 27th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): A new study has suggested that method used to assess infertility in at-home tests might not be the best for identifying which women will have trouble getting pregnant.The ... Read more...

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Overweight women risk IVF miscarriage


June 29th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): A new study has found that women using assisted reproductive technology (ART) to conceive have a higher rate of miscarriage if they are overweight.Dr. Vivian Rittenberg, a Clinical ... Read more...

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Assisted reproduction ups risk of congenital malformations in babies


June 14th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): Scientists warn that couples thinking of going for assisted reproductive technology (ART) treatment should know about its increased risk of congenital malformation.Dr. Geraldine Viot, a clinical geneticist at ... Read more...

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Indian IVF bill may stop gay couple surrogacy


April 26th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.26 (ANI): A growing number of male couples from Australia and other Western countries are hiring surrogates in India to bear children, but that might no longer be possible if ... Read more...

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Octomom To Come Into Sight On The Show Of Oprah Winfrey


April 15th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Nadya Suleman, who came to the glare of publicity after she gave birth to octuplets in January 2009, is geared up to come into ... Read more...

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Obesity significantly reduces chances of successful pregnancy


November 4th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): For overweight women looking forward to becoming a mum, here's some bad news: a new study has shown that obese women are as much as 28 percent less ... Read more...

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Lifestyle could be hurdle to fertility: study


July 6th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 6 (IANS) Many people link obesity, smoking, drugs and stress with infertility problems, but lifestyles could also come in the way of conception for many couples. A University of Adelaide ... Read more...

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IVF twins more likely to be in hospital in first three years


May 22nd, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 22 (IANS) Twins born out of in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) are more likely to be hospitalised during the first three years than spontaneously conceived twins, besides having to stay in a ... Read more...

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Twins born via fertility treatment at higher risk of problems in first 3yrs of life


May 21st, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): One of the two studies conducted in Australia and UK suggests that twins born after fertility treatment are at a greater risk of developing problems in their first ... Read more...

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Conference of births and deaths registrars to begin today


March 5th, 2009 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): The Annual National Conference of Chief Registrars of Births and Deaths will begin here today. Chief Registrars of Births and Deaths from the States / Union ... Read more...

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Conference of births and deaths registrars to begin tomorrow


March 4th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4 (ANI): The Annual National Conference of Chief Registrars of Births and Deaths will be held here tomorrow. Chief Registrars of Births and Deaths from the States / ... Read more...

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Having twins takes a toll on parents mental health


July 8th, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Parents of twins conceived either spontaneously or with assisted reproductive technology (ART) are more likely to report mental health symptoms after delivery and one year later, than ... 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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