female fertility

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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Maternal obesity may lead to infertility in the next generation


March 24th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Mother's obesity could lead to infertility in the next generation, according to a new study.Levels of the hormone ghrelin are low in obese women and a recent study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Female birds can retard fertility loss with right mates


January 23rd, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) In birds like in humans, female fertility declines with age. Some female birds can slow their declining fertility by choosing the right mates.Female birds become progressively less fertile ... Read more...

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Right medical care can cut risk for newborns in older mums


December 8th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): New research from Tel Aviv University suggests that the right kind of medical care and facilities can overcome risks for babies when postponing childbearing.Prof. Yariv Yogev and his ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chimps don’t trade meat for sex


May 28th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 28 (ANI): A new study has found that even though prostitution may be the world's oldest profession, sexual bartering among humans may be a recent phenomenon.The study, conducted on male ... Read more...

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Male sex hormones in ovaries help regulate female fertility


May 27th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): The presence and activity of male sex hormones, such as testosterone, in the ovaries helps regulate female fertility, likely by controlling follicle growth and development and preventing deterioration ... Read more...

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Brain-hormone circuit that helps police diabetes, female fertility unraveled


April 9th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): The hormones leptin and insulin work together in specific neurons in the hypothalamus region of the brain to affect both the regulation of blood sugar levels in the ... Read more...

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Gene linked to fertility problems identified


October 3rd, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 3 (ANI): Virginia Commonwealth University researchers have identified a gene that might help explain fertility problems in humans.In females, fertility depends upon the growth of a follicle, a structure that ... Read more...

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What you eat or drink may help you get pregnant


August 10th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 10 (ANI): What goes inside a body may have a significant effect in improving female fertility, suggests a study.Dr. Emma Derbyshire and her team, from Manchester Metropolitan University, has found ... Read more...

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Late mothers live longer


May 4th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Women who have babies in their forties and fifties tend to live longer than other women, according to a new study. The study shows their brothers also live ... Read more...

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Late motherhood enhances family lifespan


May 4th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 04 (ANI): If women in your family give birth at older ages, you may well have a chance of living longer than you would otherwise, a new study has found. ... Read more...

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Radiation therapy can erode female fertility


April 2nd, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (IANS) Radiation therapy directly over the ovaries should be avoided because they could lead to fertility problems in women, according to a review study. Radiation therapy of the pelvic ... Read more...

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Scientists offer ray of hope to infertile couples


July 18th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 18 (ANI): Infertile couples have yet another reason to smile for researchers have identified a gene that plays a crucial role in regulating and blocking ovulation, opening up the ... Read more...

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First sex chromosome gene involved in meiosis, male infertility identified


March 15th, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 15 (ANI): In a study on mice, veterinary researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have discovered an X chromosome gene, TEX11, which, if disrupted, may render males sterile ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Security tightened at Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati after rebel threat


December 26th, 2007 - 12:43 pm ICT by admin
Guwahati, Dec 26 (ANI): Security has been strengthened at the famous Shakti Shrine Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati after a rebel threat. The alert comes over a week after a suspected Pakistani secret ... Read more...

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Chlamydia adversely affects male fertility too


November 14th, 2007 - 2:16 am ICT by admin
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