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Hope for baldness cure


April 30th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) New hopes of a cure for baldness have been sparked after Japanese researchers claimed to have successfully grown hair on hairless mice, The Independent reported Monday.Scientists ... Read more...

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Women’s rights being violated in India’s surrogacy capital


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) A study by the New Delhi-based Centre for Social Research (CSR) has pointed to a grave violation of the women's rights at India's surrogacy hub, ... Read more...

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100 babies aborted in Britain by women not wanting multiple births


December 29th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Over 100 unborn babies were aborted in Britain in 2010 by women who were pregnant with multiple foetuses but wanted to give birth to fewer children, ... Read more...

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New stem cells could help heal damaged hearts


December 23rd, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Damaged hearts could mend themselves with the help of a method that coaxes stem cells to develop into cardiac cells, say researchers. Scientists in China have ... Read more...

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Parents of octuplets in China face hefty fines


December 21st, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 21 (IANS) A wealthy Chinese couple who conceived eight babies through in-vitro fertilization may face hefty fines for violating the family-planning law.The babies were conceived by the wife ... Read more...

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Chinese couple have eight babies using IVF


December 19th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 19 (IANS) A Chinese couple has become parents to eight children using in-vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment and with the help of two surrogate mothers, a media report said ... Read more...

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Turtle eggs communicate before hatching


November 30th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) Baby turtles can communicate with one another before they hatch and can arrange to emerge from their eggs at the same time, an Australian study has ... Read more...

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IVF centres lack counselling facilities: Survey


October 13th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Even as the number of IVF (In-vitro fertilisation) clinics providing hope to childless couples are increasing in the capital, the basic requisite of proving psychological ... Read more...

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Many British women searching for sperm donors online


October 10th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) A rising number of women in Britain are turning to internet sperm donors to become mothers after being unsuccessful in finding the man of their dreams.Scores ... Read more...

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Mystery Orange goo found in Alaska is actually fungal spores


August 19th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Alaska, Aug 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have announced that a mysterious orange goo recently discovered on the shoreline of an Alaskan village ... Read more...

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Fossilized primitive pregnant lizard found in China


July 21st, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) A 120-million-year-old fossil of a pregnant lizard has been found in China, BBC reported Thursday.The fossil is a complete 30 cm lizard with over a dozen ... Read more...

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Detecting zinc could pave way for better diabetes treatment


July 4th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) A new way of detecting zinc in zebra fish could pave the way for more effective treatment of diseases like Type 2 diabetes, prostate cancer and ... Read more...

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Romania says its vegetables safe for consumption


June 7th, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Bucharest, June 7 (IANS) Romania has said vegetables grown in the country were not infected with the E. coli bacteria and were safe for consumption, Xinhua reported."There is no danger ... Read more...

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Stem cells from skin, blood regenerate faltering liver


May 12th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) Patients with advanced liver disease can be treated with stem cells taken from their own skin or blood in a breakthrough that could save thousands of ... Read more...

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Chinese herbal medicine can improve skin-whitening creams


March 31st, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 31 (ANI): Scientists have discovered active ingredients in a herb used in traditional Chinese medicine for skin whitening.The ingredients are poised for clinical trials as a safer, more effective ... Read more...

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Baby Addict “Octomom” Seeks Financial Solution In “Oprah Winfrey Show”


January 17th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nadya Suleman, who is better known to the world as "Octomom", for giving birth to octuplets in 2009, appeared on the "The Oprah Winfrey Show" on ... Read more...

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Baby boy makes medical history as UK’s first “saviour sibling”


December 22nd, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): A baby boy in Britain has become the first "saviour sibling" to be created in the UK after doctors cultivated embryos that could provide stem cells to treat ... Read more...

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Sugar could be key to healing deep wounds without scars


December 13th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): A new study has found that blocking the sugar molecule hyaluronan that triggers inflammation, could play a part in repairing wounds, but without leaving scars.The small peptide, named ... Read more...

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Gene alteration turns male embryos into female, shows study


December 7th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 7 (IANS) Alteration of a single gene could turn some male embryos into female ones, according to a study that may help treat males who develop feminine appearance.The study will ... Read more...

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Stem cells for curing blindness ready for tests


November 22nd, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) A revolutionary technique that could restore sight to the blind and prevent others from losing theirs is to be tested on people for the first time.Researchers have given ... Read more...

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Fertility doc says Octomom agreed to be “human guinea pig” in study


November 20th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): The fertility expert who implanted 12 embryos into 'Octomom' Nadya Suleman has said that she agreed to be the "human guinea pig" as part of a fertility study.Dr ... Read more...

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Mystery of missing stars in Universe may finally be solved


November 19th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): Star births in the Universe occur round the clock and according to calculations, we should be able to see a lot more stars than we currently do - ... Read more...

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Celebrity cougar Charmyne Palavi-Browne in India for her 3rd baby


November 17th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 17 (ANI): Celebrity cougar Charmyne Palavi-Browne has posted a video footage on her Facebook site that reveals the identity of her newly selected Indian surrogate - and it is ... Read more...

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190mn yrs old dinosaur eggs offer insights into infancy and growth


November 14th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): After sitting in collections for nearly three decades, some well preserved dinosaur eggs have offered new insights into the infancy and growth of early dinosaurs.They represent the oldest ... Read more...

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New test ‘to triple’ chances of IVF success


November 8th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): A new screening technique developed by UK-based researchers could double or triple current IVF success rates.The test allows for any chromosomal abnormalities, the biggest cause of early pregnancy ... Read more...

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Protein study sheds light on insulin response and cancer cell growth


November 6th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 06 (ANI): The United States and Japanese researchers have identified a key step in metabolic pathways linked to diabetes and cancer.TORC 2 activates a protein called Akt, which plays a ... Read more...

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Growing number of 50-plus women giving birth


November 1st, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) A growing number of women are giving birth in their 50s, as more and more in vitro fertilisation (IVF) clinics relax rules on treating older patients.More than 100 ... 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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IVF breakthrough offers fresh hope to childless couples


October 24th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 24 (ANI): With the launch of a new technique, scientists are set to revolutionise IVF treatment in Australia and offer fresh hope to childless couples.In a month's time, patients will ... Read more...

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Origin of immune cells in the brain discovered


October 23rd, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): A new study has discovered that microglia-the immune cells that reside in the brain-have a unique origin and are formed shortly after conception.It was previously thought that microglia ... Read more...

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Doctor regrets helping Nadya Suleman become ‘Octomom’


October 23rd, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): The doctor who made it possible for Nadya Suleman to become the "Octomom" has revealed that he now regrets his decision.According to the Los Angeles Times, Dr. Michael ... Read more...

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‘Safe’ cigarettes more toxic than regular ones: Study


October 21st, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) 'Safe' cigarettes, supposed to have lower levels of nicotine than conventional ones, may be even more harmful, a study says. Stem cell scientists at the University of California, ... 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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Babies born using world’s first pre-IVF genetic screening study


October 16th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): Two women taking part in the world's first controlled study of a comprehensive genetic screening test before IVF have given birth to healthy babies.The babies, twin girls born ... Read more...

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IVF breakthrough boosts pregnancy chances


October 13th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) A breakthrough achieved in the process of In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) could boost the chances of pregnancy for women relying on the treatment. Australian scientists have developed a technique ... Read more...

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