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‘Selenium cuts down risk of cancer’


July 31st, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) The body uses selenium, a mineral vital for good health, to make 'selenoproteins' which protect cells from damage. The mineral's consumption cuts down chances of developing ... Read more...

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Gel soon to perk up male fertility


April 15th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) Scientists have discovered chemical compounds that boost the swimming ability of sperm cells, opening the way for a new gel to help couples conceive naturally. Male ... Read more...

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Living in a city makes you fat, infertile, depressed


November 22nd, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Babies born in cities face a number of health problems, as more and more people are shunning pastoral life to stay in urban centres.In 1900, only ... Read more...

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Antioxidants show promise in treating infertility


July 30th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) Antioxidants have shown promise in treating infertility both in men and women, including erectile dysfunction (ED), say researchers. Fertility problems are often an early indicator of ... Read more...

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Packaging chemical could cheat men of sex appeal


June 29th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) A chemical found in food packaging could cheat a man of his virility and ability to attract females, a research said. For instance, the study showed ... Read more...

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Khloe Kardashian’s fertility fears


June 1st, 2011 - 7:12 am ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian is freaking out she might never be able to have kids.The 26-year-old star who is married to basketball star Lamar Odom ... Read more...

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Toxic chemicals present in baby products


May 19th, 2011 - 1:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers have concluded after a study that baby products are laden with toxic chemicals. The study was conducted by the Alliance for Toxic-Free Fire Safety.After studying ... Read more...

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Shania Twain not struggling with infertility


April 8th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 8 (IANS) Singer Shania Twain has rubbished reports that she is struggling from fertility problems.Online reports suggested that the singer, who married Swiss business executive Frederic Thiebaud ... Read more...

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Oz soldiers freeze sperm for wives, girlfriends in case they’re killed


February 27th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 27 (ANI): Australian soldiers are freezing their sperm for wives and girlfriends in case they are killed in Afghanistan, according to a report.According to the Herald Sun, 39 soldiers have ... Read more...

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Emotional distress does not stop fertility treatment from working: Study


February 25th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): Stress and tension do not stop fertility treatment from working, according to a new study.Many infertile women believe that emotional distress (for example stress and tension) is a ... Read more...

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I was desperate to conceive second time: Kidman


February 21st, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 21 (IANS) Actress Nicole Kidman, who recently welcomed daughter Faith via a surrogate, says she "desperately" wanted to expand her family after giving birth to Sunday Rose but ... Read more...

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Nicole Kidman ‘feels love’ for woman who carried her second child


February 21st, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 21 (ANI): Nicole Kidman revealed that she feels love for the woman who carried her second child.After a "roller-coaster ride" with fertility problems, the Oscar-winning actress and her husband, ... Read more...

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‘Man boobs’ much more common than previously thought: Study


February 20th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 20 (ANI): Man boobs are every man's worst nightmare. And the condition that causes it may be occurring more frequently than previously thought, according to a new study.Researchers from Andrology ... 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 more likely to suffer fertility problems after 35


January 28th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) Women trying to have a baby after 35 years are six times more likely to face complications than at 25 years, says a new study. A ... 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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Antioxidants lead to fertility problems in females


January 19th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): New research has revealed a possible unexpected side effect of antioxidants: They might cause fertility problems in females.Antioxidants are sold over the counter everywhere. They're added to food, ... Read more...

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BPA exposure may lead fertility problems in female offspring


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): A new study has found that exposure to a ubiquitous environmental chemical during pregnancy may impair reproductive capacity of female offspring.Fertility decreased over time in female mice that ... Read more...

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‘O’ blood group women face double fertility risk


October 25th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Women with the most common blood type could be twice as likely to suffer fertility problems. Those with blood group 'O' are at much higher risk of running ... Read more...

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Women with blood group O at ‘double the risk of fertility problems’


October 25th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): Scientists have said that women with the most common blood type could be twice as likely to suffer fertility problems.Researchers found that those with blood group O are ... Read more...

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Chemicals in plastics raise prostate cancer risk


October 8th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 8 (IANS) A chemical found in babies' plastic bottles may raise their odds of developing prostate cancer later in life.In experiments, newborn rats fed bisphenol A, a building block of ... Read more...

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Gender-bending chemical in plastics ‘ups prostate cancer risk’


October 7th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 07 (ANI): Scientists have warned that a gender-bending chemical found in babies' bottles may raise their odds of prostate cancer in later life.In experiments, newborn rats fed bisphenol A, a ... Read more...

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Stress hormone opposes testosterone’s effects


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): A new study The University of Texas at Austin has revealed that high levels of the stress hormone cortisol play a critical role in blocking testosterone's influence on ... Read more...

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Why older women are more prone to fertility problems


September 5th, 2010 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Scientists have discovered why women are more likely to suffer from miscarriages and infertility problems if they try to have babies later in life. Their study also sheds light ... Read more...

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Molecular approach could be the key to understanding male infertility


August 25th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine are beginning to identify the molecular signals that could help experts understand the issue of male infertility better than ... Read more...

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‘Morning after’ pill may help treat uterine fibroids


July 1st, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 01 (ANI): An experimental 'morning after' pill could free millions of women from the misery of uterine fibroids, new study suggests.The drug, ulipristal acetate (UPA), provides an effective non-surgical treatment ... Read more...

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Experts sound caution over menopause predicting test


June 28th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): Experts have warned about the drawbacks of the menopause-predicting test, saying that it will not reveal fertility-related problems in women.The invention, which is being touted as 'revolutionary' may ... Read more...

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Padma Lakshmi confesses love for billionaire Forstmann


May 21st, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 21 (IANS) Model Padma Lakshmi has for the first time expressed her love for billionaire Teddy Forstmann. Lakshmi, who suffers from endometriosis that can cause fertility problems, gave birth to ... Read more...

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Padma Lakshmi publicly expresses love for billionaire Teddy Forstman


May 21st, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 21 (ANI): Padma Lakshmi has finally made a public confession of her love for billionaire Teddy Forstman.The venture capitalist helped the model-cum-TV presenter through her recent pregnancy.And Lakshmi ... Read more...

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Acupuncture ‘provides no help with IVF’


March 10th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): Acupuncture do nothing to increase the chance of getting pregnant through IVF, fertility experts have said.Before issuing the new guidance, experts at the British Fertility Society analysed 14 ... Read more...

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BPA exposure may lead to fertility problems in female offspring


February 26th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA) during pregnancy leads to epigenetic changes that may cause permanent reproduction problems for female offspring, a new study in mice has found.BPA, a ... Read more...

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‘Superwoman work-outs’ can hit pregnancy hopes: Study


November 9th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): Spending too much time in the gym could negatively affect your chances of having children, a new study has revealed.The researchers from the Norwegian University of Science and ... 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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Scientists give evolutionary explanation for fertility problems


September 9th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 9 (ANI): While environmentalists blame pollution and psychiatrists people's stressful lifestyles for fertility problems in about 10 per cent of all couples hoping for a baby, Tel Aviv University researchers ... Read more...

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Brazilian doctor being investigated for manipulating genes


August 25th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Aug 25 (EFE) Roger Abdelmassih, a Brazilian doctor arrested last week on charges that he sexually abused dozens of patients, is also under investigation for manipulating genetic material at his ... Read more...

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