fertility and sterility

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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Infertile women can still conceive


February 21st, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 21 (IANS) One in every four women with a history of infertility can still conceive without treatment, says new research.The study, led by Danielle Herbert, from the University ... Read more...

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Study reveals that using Wi-Fi on a laptop ‘damages sperm’


November 30th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study says exposure to laptop Wi-Fi affects the quality of sperms of a man. Researchers from Argentina and the United States carried out the study ... Read more...

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Facial hair growth suggests excessive male hormone


November 3rd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 3 (IANS) Excessive hair growth on a woman's chin and abdomen can safely tell the doctor whether she has excess of male hormone."We wanted to find a way ... Read more...

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Laughter boosts chances of IVF success


January 11th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Bouts of laughter could really boost the chances of IVF success, a study says.Professor Shevach Friedler of the Assaf Harofeh Medical Centre in Israel who led the study ... Read more...

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80pc Aussies disapprove of sex-selective abortions


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): A recent Australian survey has found that most people Down Under disapprove of abortion based on sex of the baby.Dr Rebecca Kippen from the School of Population Health ... Read more...

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Plastics chemical ‘can damage egg quality in women’


December 16th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) may compromise the quality of a woman's eggs retrieved for in vitro fertilization (IVF), a small-scale University of California, San Francisco-led study found.As ... Read more...

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Study: Laptop on knees affects fertility


November 8th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Where do you keep your laptop when your are very busy using it? Well if it is your lap, then that is bad news because new ... Read more...

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Men using laptop in laps ‘may be risking fertility’


November 6th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 06 (ANI): Men who use their laptops while keeping them in their laps could be risking their fertility, a new research has found.A new study by Fertility and Sterility has ... Read more...

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Study: High exposure to BPA could lead to a low sperm count


October 29th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The health concerns linked to exposure of bisphenol-A or BPA has been highlighted again after it emerged that some Chinese factory workers who were exposed to ... Read more...

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Exposure to plastics chemical linked to reduced semen quality


October 28th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): A Kaiser Permanente study found that increasing urine BPA (Bisphenol-A) level was significantly associated with decreased sperm concentration, decreased total sperm count, decreased sperm vitality and decreased sperm ... Read more...

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Stem cell treatment could help barren women conceive


September 16th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Thousands of women experiencing early menopause may be able to conceive a child, thanks to pioneering stem cell treatment. One out of a 100 women goes through the menopause ... 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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Fast-freezing sperm boon for childless men


September 14th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) A new technique could be a boon for men with low sperm counts, cancer, or HIV, helping them father healthy kids. Fast-freezing of sperm, known as vitrification, as against ... Read more...

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Spring is the perfect mating season for IVF couples: Study


September 14th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 14 (ANI): Spring is the mating season among animals, and now scientists say the same is true for humans too- they have found that couples trying for babies with IVF ... Read more...

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Rapidly freezing sperm offer fresh hope for IVF couples


September 13th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 13 (ANI): Scientists have apparently found a new technique for rapidly freezing sperm that could be a fresh hope to couples undergoing IVF.Experts have discovered that fast-freezing sperm preserves far ... Read more...

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High stress may delay pregnancy


August 12th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): High stress levels can delay pregnancy, a scientific study has found.Researchers at Oxford University measured stress hormones in women planning a baby naturally and found the most stressed ... Read more...

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Fertility treatments show diminishing returns


August 6th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Beware, fertility treatments might not work if they are tried repeatedly. A woman's chances of becoming pregnant with in-vitro fertilisation or IVF falls dramatically after just the second ... Read more...

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Octomom doctor faces possible license revocation for gross negligence


July 14th, 2010 - 3:48 am ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) – A Beverly Hills doctor, who is well known for his association to the aptly-named Octomom who - with his help - gave birth to octuplets, is facing ... Read more...

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Common womb disease may double premature birth risk


February 8th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): Suffering from a common womb condition could significantly raise the risk of having a premature birth, according to a new study.Although, theres no cure for the painful ... Read more...

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Heated car seats, mobile phones can fry up mens fertility!


October 7th, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 7 (ANI): A heated car seat may keep your bottom warm and toasty on a cold night, but the extra luxury might be silently frying your chances of becoming ... Read more...

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Human egg formation captured in camera


June 12th, 2008 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): A researcher associated with the Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) in Brussels has accidentally captured the images showing the production of an egg inside a womans body, ... Read more...

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