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Healthier women tend to produce twins


May 11th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) Stronger, healthier women are more likely to produce twins, live longer, have more children than expected and bear babies at shorter intervals over a longer period ... Read more...

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World population to hit 9bn in 2050 - true or false?


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): The United Nations has predicted that the Earth's population will reach seven billion this year, and climb to nine billion by 2050, peak at 9.5 billion, stabilize temporarily, ... Read more...

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Kym Marsh released from hospital


February 15th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kym Marsh has been released from the hospital after doctors kept her there to monitor her fetus.A spokesperson for the actress confirmed this in an interview with ... Read more...

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Study: Women more likely to have fertility problems at 35


January 28th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers have indicated that 35-year-old women are more likely to have fertility problems that younger ones. The research was carried out by the Royal College of Obstetricians ... Read more...

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Women aged 35 ‘are six times more likely to suffer fertility problems’


January 28th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): Doctors have warned couples not to leave it too late to try for a baby as it can lead to fertility problems in women.With more and more women ... Read more...

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Sleeping with your pet could make you sick


January 25th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Sleeping beside your pet could increase the risk of contracting anything from worms to the bubonic plague, researchers say.Of the 250 known diseases transmitted from animals to humans, ... 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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Gender differences in sleep interruptions revealed


November 17th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): A University of Michigan study has revealed that working mothers are two-and-a-half times as likely as working fathers to interrupt their sleep to take care of others.The study ... Read more...

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40pc US teens sexually active, prefer rhythm method of birth control: Study


June 4th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 4 (ANI): Forty percent teen girls aged 15 to 19 say they've had sex at least once and prefer the rhythm method of birth control, according to new statistics.The ... Read more...

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Childbearing ups women’s odds of developing metabolic syndrome


September 23rd, 2009 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
Washington, September 23 (ANI): A new study has shown that childbearing makes women prone to the metabolic syndrome-abdominal obesity, high triglycerides, insulin resistance and other cardiovascular disease risk factors-and that the risk ... Read more...

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Teens still having unprotective sex


June 18th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Despite considerable efforts to reduce teen pregnancy, youngsters are still having sex without any contraceptive use, a new study has found.There was a significant decline in the number ... Read more...

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Why women store fat more efficiently than men


March 3rd, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): A new study has shed light on a question that has perplexed women for generations why they store fat more efficiently than men.It has long been suspected ... Read more...

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New study shows ovaries age in a different way from testes


June 3rd, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): A new study in mice has not only shown that reproductive organs age in a different way to other body tissues but also that ovaries age in ... Read more...

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Hong Kong rules out ‘baby bonus’ to encourage bigger families


April 30th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by admin
DPA Hong Kong, April 30 (DPA) The Hong Kong government said Wednesday it had ruled out awarding a "baby bonus" to encourage bigger families, even though the city's birth rate is one of ... Read more...

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