egg production

Cancer-causing salt used to preserve eggs in China


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 3 (IANS) Over 100,000 salted duck eggs and two tonnes of an industrial salt used to preserve them have been seized in China after it was found the ... Read more...

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Cancer patients hope for children - with fertility preservation (Feature)


March 20th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Newly married and with a great job, life had just begun for 30-year-old Anshul Sharma when it suddenly hit the pause button. He was diagnosed ... Read more...

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Starving hens now an offence in Madhya Pradesh


October 14th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 14 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government Friday banned starvation-forced molting of hens which deprives egg-laying hens of food.Starvation-forced molting is practised in egg production facilities throughout India in ... Read more...

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NGO launches programme to protect animal rights


June 20th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Protesting against poultry farms that starve their hens to induce molting and stimulate additional cycles of egg production, an NGO has launched a whistle blower ... Read more...

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Chemistry of mosquito sex could be key to controlling dengue fever


March 20th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): A new study has suggested that understanding the sex life of a mosquito may reveal the key to controlling diseases such West Nile virus and dengue fever.Researchers at ... Read more...

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Male mosquitoes’ proteins may affect females’ behaviour, physiology


March 16th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): A new study has found proteins that can affect behaviour and physiology of female mosquitoes.Researchers have identified 93 seminal fluid proteins and 52 sperm male-derived proteins that include ... Read more...

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Starving hens to hasten molting is now an offence


March 11th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) In India, millions of hens are starved to speed up molting - a natural process of feather loss and re-growth that can take several months - ... Read more...

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Turkey Firm In Canada Reports Infection, Quarantine In Progress


November 25th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A case of bird flu has been reported in Canada just ahead of the thanksgiving day. The Canadian government has admitted the discovery of avian flu ... Read more...

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Males more considerate than previously thought


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): It looks like males are more considerate than imagined - at least, in nematode worms.A new study showed that male worms plug females after copulation as a form ... Read more...

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Breakthrough fertility technique could herald end of ‘biological clock’


September 15th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 15 (ANI): A new fertility technique could herald the end of the 'biological clock - by allowing women to have babies well into their 50s and 60s.The treatment, to ... Read more...

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Exposure to low doses of BPA alters mice ovaries


August 26th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): A new research showed that exposure to low doses of BPA altered gene expression in the fetal mouse ovary.Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical used in plastics for ... Read more...

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Attorney Fred Pritzker Slams Wright County Egg Over Egg Recall Fiasco


August 20th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fred Pritzker the well known Food safety lawyer is ramming Wright County Egg, the egg farm infamously known for the ongoing massive egg recall in the ... Read more...

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Gurgaon hotel to buy ‘cage-free’ eggs only


February 17th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) It's not an uncommon sight - scores of hens cooped inside a tiny cage, with barely enough space to even spread their wings. In an effort to ... Read more...

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Mutations in breast cancer gene linked to infertility


December 19th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): A new study from New York Medical College has found a possible link between a breast cancer gene and infertility.Lead researcher Dr Kutluk Oktay, professor of obstetrics and ... Read more...

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Fly sperm force females to do housework post sex


November 28th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Male fruit fly sperm is coated with a chemical sex peptide which aborts the female's noon siesta and compels it into an intense period of foraging activity, according ... Read more...

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Average Pakistani gets only 68 eggs in a year


October 13th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) The average Pakistani gets 68 eggs in a year against 300 in developed countries, a seminar here was told Tuesday. Abdul Rehman, director of the Poultry Research Institute, said ... Read more...

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Fruit fly sperm compels females to do housework after sex session


September 30th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): After sex, female fruit flies ditch the usual siesta in favour of extra foraging and searching for places to lay her eggs, a new study has found.The study ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan slams India’s globalisation policies on I-Day


August 15th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 15 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan criticised the central government's economic and globalisation policies in his Independence Day speech here Saturday while highlighting his Left government's achievements in the ... Read more...

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Mystery behind how plants make eggs solved


June 5th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 5 (ANI): In a landmark discovery, scientists at the University of California, Davis, have found that a hormone called auxin is responsible for egg production in plants.It is the first ... Read more...

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Small RNAs have critical roles sperm formation


April 10th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 10 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Nevada School of Medicine claim that they have gained fresh insights into the reproductive workings of the male sex chromosome, which may have ... Read more...

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Wedding present for woman born without a womb a baby!


July 26th, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): A woman with no womb will become a mother for the first time after a friend offered to carry her baby as a wedding present.Mother-of-two Kate Housley, ... Read more...

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Inflation hits hard poultry business in Ajmer


July 23rd, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Ajmer, July 23 (ANI): The poultry industry at Ajmer in Rajasthan is hit hard by inflation. Due to the increasing cost of poultry feed, it has become very difficult for the poultry ... Read more...

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Estrogen present in municipal wastewater can wreak havoc on sex lives of fish


February 17th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): A new study has shed more light on the dangers of flushing toxic chemicals into the ecosystem through municipal sewer systems, by finding that the miniscule amounts of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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