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Number of women having children in their forties trebles


July 11th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The number of women who are giving birth in their forties has gone up by almost 300%.In 1991, only 9835 women who were in their forties gave ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Sperms fight their way to female egg


May 8th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) A mass of sperms fight their way through the female reproductive tract to fertilise a egg, says a new research which explored the properties that distinguish ... 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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One out of 30 babies born in US is a twin


April 3rd, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Women conceiving at older ages, thanks to the availability of fertility treatments, has spurred the birth of twins.In 2009, one in every 30 babies born in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

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...

Posted in Health Science |

Celine Dion baptises her twin sons


March 9th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 09 (ANI): Celine Dion has baptised her four-month-old twin sons in Las Vegas.The singer christened little Eddy and Nelson in a Melkite Greek Catholic ceremony, which honoured her husband Rene ... Read more...

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Celine Dion refusing to hire a nanny for twins


January 8th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): Celine Dion has said that she does not want to hire a nanny to help take care of her twins.The singer, who has a nine-year-old son Rene-Charles, gave ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Former Food Network Host Juan-Carlos Cruz Faces Jail For Hatching Murder Plot Against Wife


December 16th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Monday, Food Network's former host of "Calorie Commando" was given nine years of imprisonment by Los Angeles Superior Court after he was charged with plotting ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

IVF cerebral palsy risks need serious consideration, say scientists


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 03 (ANI): Despite the low risk of cerebral palsy among babies born through IVF, the issue should be taken seriously, say scientists.The University of Aarhus found babies born with the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

British fertility device as effective as IVF


October 18th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) A British fertility device is as effective as the more expensive in vitro fertilisation (IVF) for couples struggling to conceive as it measures the tiny changes in body ... Read more...

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Paralysed patient becomes world’s first to get stem cell therapy


October 12th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): For the first time, scientists have used human embryonic stem cells to treat a paralysed patient in a study described as the "dawn" of a new age of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bill & Giuliana Rancic finally open up about their miscarriage


October 2nd, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to USA Today reports, Giuliana Rancic and her husband Bill Rancic will appear on the View talk show and will express their experience about the miscarriage. The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Surat parents celebrate freedom from infertility with help of IVF treatments


August 16th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
By DharmeshSurat, Aug 16 (ANI): Parents in Gujarat's Surat city celebrated freedom from infertility, with medical treatments like IntraCytoplasmic Sperm Injection of eggs (ICSI) and In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF).The event was organised ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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...

Posted in Health |

Anti-aging supplement a fountain of hope for wannabe mums


July 2nd, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): An over-the-counter anti-aging supplement could be a fountain of hope for women who want to become mothers, revealed a Tel Aviv University study.Prof. Adrian Shulman of Tel Aviv ... Read more...

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Study shows IVF doubles risk of abnormal babies


June 13th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): Here's a piece of information for people seeking fertility treatments: Babies conceived through IVF (In vitro fertilisation) are at sharply increased risk of serious congenital malformations, suggests a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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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Stillbirth risk increases fourfold in IVF mums: Study


February 24th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): A new study has revealed that women undergoing in vitro fertilisation (IVF) are four times more likely to have a stillborn baby than those getting pregnant naturally or ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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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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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Celine Dion expecting 2nd child


August 19th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 19 (IBNS) Titanic-voiced songbird Céline Dion is expecting that her genes like her ‘heart’ would go on and on!It is simply because she is expecting her second child with male ... Read more...

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IVF success lower in women who used alternative fertility treatment


August 19th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): A new study from Denmark has revealed that the success of in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment is 30 percent lower among women who have used alternative fertility medicine. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Women avoid late marriage, men tight pants to escape infertility


July 13th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 13 (ANI): Women better avoid late marriage and men tight pants, for they may lead to fewer babies, according to a Malaysian study.Dr V. Jeyabalan a Pantai Hospital ... Read more...

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Jennifer Lopez back to work after yearlong break


May 15th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 15 (ANI): Latino star Jennifer Lopez is back to work after a year long break following the birth of her twins Max and Emme.The 34-year-old singer/actress looked glam and ... Read more...

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Egg stem cells may pave way for new fertility treatments


April 13th, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr 13 (ANI): Contradicting the belief that women are born with a finite number of eggs, scientists have discovered stem cells in the ovaries of adult mice that seem to give ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sperm-binding proteins cloning brings new infertility treatments closer to reality


March 18th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Montreal and Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital Research Center may have reached a step closer to realising novel treatments for infertility, for thy have for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Identical triplets born to Orissa woman


February 24th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kendrapada (Orissa), Feb 24 (IANS) A woman in Orissa's Kendrapada town Tuesday delivered identical triplets - all girls - by caesarean section, hospital officials said. The three daughters were born to K. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Miracle births stoke debates over fertility treatment


February 8th, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 8 (DPA) A single mother of six has octuplets in California. A 60-year-old Canadian gives birth to twins after going to India to have two embryos from another woman ... Read more...

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Calgary woman, 60, gives birth to twins following donor eggs from India


February 6th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Feb 6 (ANI): A 60-year-old Calgary woman became the oldest Canadian to become a mum as she gave birth to twins on February 3, after receiving donor eggs from India. ... Read more...

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US octuplet mum already had six children


January 31st, 2009 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 31 (DPA) The mother of octuplets born Monday in California already had six children under the age of seven, but declined to abort some of the eight foetuses, her ... Read more...

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Maguire to produce film based on Good People


January 21st, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Hollywood actor Tobey Maguire has been signed on to produce big screen adaptation of Marcus Sakeys crime novel Good People.The Spiderman star is also the frontrunner to ... Read more...

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Brad Pitt not marrying Angelina Jolie yet


December 22nd, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 22 (ANI): Brad Pitt has reportedly rejected Angelina Jolies marriage proposal.Jolie, who raises six kids with Pitt, is reportedly keen to wed the actor, reports the China Daily.However, ... Read more...

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IVF does not raise breast cancer risk


November 12th, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): A new research has dispelled fears that In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) may elevate womens risk of developing breast cancer.The nationwide study in the Netherlands found that the ... Read more...

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American couple welcomes identical triplets


October 17th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): An American couple has become proud parents of rare identical triplets.Desmond and Kerry Lyons, who live in New York, revealed that they feel blessed and are thankful ... Read more...

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Sperm proteins may harbour male infertility cure


October 9th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Researchers at San Francisco State University have suggested that studying proteins found in sperm are central to understanding male infertility and could be used to determine new ... Read more...

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