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Not easy conceiving: Khloe Kardashian


September 14th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian says that she never imagined how difficult it would be to conceive a child with husband Lamar Odom.Khloe married her basketball ... Read more...

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Marijuana doubles premature birth risk


July 19th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 19 (IANS) Women who quaff marijuana can more than double the risk of giving birth to a baby prematurely, according to an international study.Preterm or premature birth, at ... Read more...

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Mexican woman with nine babies a fraud, say doctors


May 1st, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) A 32-year-old Mexican woman, who said she was pregnant with nine babies, was not pregnant at all and "just obese". She could not be expecting because ... Read more...

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Mexican woman pregnant with nine babies


April 27th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) A Mexican woman, who has already given birth to triplets, is now pregnant with nine babies.Karla Vanessa Perez -- whose age was not disclosed -- is ... 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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Scientists succeed in growing sperm in lab dish


January 3rd, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) For the first time in the world, researchers have grown mouse sperm from a few cells in a lab potentially paving the way for infertile men ... Read more...

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Stem cell revolution can defeat Alzheimer’s


June 5th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) Healthy adults will be able to boost their chances of surviving cancer and diseases such as Alzheimer's by freezing stem cells taken from their blood. A ... Read more...

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Soya- egg yolk mix helps UK mum give birth after 3 miscarriages, failed IVF


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 02 (ANI): A UK couple, who struggled to have a baby after three miscarriages and failed IVF treatments, are now proud parents of twins -- thanks to a mix of ... Read more...

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British infertility clinic opens centre in Kerala


April 14th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 14 (IANS) Britain-based Bourn Hall, the world's first in vitro fertilization (IVF) clinic established by pioneers Professor Robert Edwards and Doctor Patrick Steptoe in 1980, Thursday launched its ... Read more...

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Medical advance may allow women to freeze their eggs in 20s, have babies at 50


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): A new IVF breakthrough could allow women to have babies in middle age after freezing their eggs years before.Midland Fertility Services of Aldridge, near Walsall, developed a new ... 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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Doctor who helped Pele father twins on run after sexually assault, rape convictions


January 24th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): A leading doctor, who helped football legend Pele to father twins in his 50s, is on run after being convicted of sexually assaulting or raping 39 of his ... 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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60-second test can tell if IVF is successful


January 5th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 5 (IANS) Scientists have devised a 60-second test to predict a couples' chances of having a baby through IVF.A free calculator, available online, uses the answers to nine simple questions ... Read more...

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New fertility treatment gives fresh hope to IVF women


January 3rd, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): IVF failures may soon become a thing of the past, as a new fertility treatment can increase success rates fivefold, say new studiesA study conducted by Care Fertility, ... Read more...

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Fertility treatment doesn’t up cancer risk, says IVF study


December 5th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Fertility treatment which includes in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) does not up a woman's risk of cancer despite the hormones used.Some previous studies had suggested that fertility drugs might be ... Read more...

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IVF ‘does not increase risk of cancer’


December 4th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): A new study from the University of Lund in Sweden has shown that fertility treatment such as in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) does not increase a woman's risk of cancer ... Read more...

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First baby boy conceived with IVF alternative


December 1st, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) A couple revealed that they were the first to conceive with an IVF alternative dubbed the 'fertility sat nav'.Marie and Mirco Martinelli believed they would never be able ... Read more...

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Stem cell therapy could ‘help the blind see within 6 weeks’


November 22nd, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Stem cells derived from spare IVF embryos left over from fertility treatment could help blind patients see within six weeks, according to a new study.The US Food and ... 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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‘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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Healthy baby conceived from 20-year-old embryo


October 11th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 11 (IANS) A baby has been conceived in the US out of an embryo frozen 20 years ago - the longest time a fertilised egg has been stored before developing ... Read more...

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Healthy baby born from embryo frozen 20 years ago


October 11th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): A healthy baby has been born from a frozen embryo that is twenty years old, potentially giving women the chance to put off motherhood until their forties or ... Read more...

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Womb transplant offers new hope to infertile women


October 10th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 10 (ANI): Infertile women may soon be able to conceive with scientists bringing womb transplant closer to reality.After successful animal trials, doctors hope to try the transplant with a ... Read more...

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Vatican official slams committee for awarding Nobel Prize to IVF pioneer Carrasco


October 5th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Vatican, Oct 5 (ANI): A Vatican official has slammed the decision to award the British in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) pioneer Robert Edwards with the Nobel Prize for medicine, saying it is "completely out ... Read more...

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British pioneer of In Vitro Fertilization wins Nobel Prize


October 4th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct. 4 (ANI): Britisher Robert Edwards has won the 2010 Nobel Prize in medicine for the development of in-vitro fertilization, a breakthrough that has helped millions of infertile couples to ... Read more...

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New discovery paves way for treatment to protect women from IVF dangers


October 3rd, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): Scientists at Middlesex University have discovered a potentially deadly complication of fertility treatment.The team has identified the genetic abnormality that causes Ovarian Hyper Stimulation Syndrome, which affects ... Read more...

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Fertility treatment can lead to male babies


September 29th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 29 (IANS) Certain types of In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) treatment may enhance odds of having a boy.Some methods tip the gender balance to as many as 128 boys being born ... 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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Zinc vital to fertilization of healthy eggs


August 10th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 10 (ANI): Scientists have found that healthy eggs need a tremendous amount of zinc to reach maturity and be ready for fertilization.The find from Northwestern University could help physicians assess ... Read more...

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IVF children more likely to develop cancer


July 21st, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Children conceived through IVF treatment are 42 percent more likely to develop cancer in their early years, according to the largest study of its kind. IVF treatment or ... Read more...

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IVF children at higher risk of developing cancer


July 20th, 2010 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Children born through infertility treatment are 42 percent more likely to develop cancer. Concerns have been raised that children born after fertility treatment are at greater risk of complications, ... Read more...

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IVM fertility treatment linked to oversized babies


July 1st, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Babies born after in vitro maturation (IVM) fertility treatment are more likely to be born larger than normal and have more difficult births requiring more obstetric interventions such ... Read more...

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Chinese women resort to illegal fertility methods


June 27th, 2010 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 27 (IANS) A vast majority of married but infertile women in China are now resorting to illegal means to conceive a child, a new report has said. "Infertile" and "desperate", married ... Read more...

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