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Kanda’s bail plea rejected (Second Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda was Thursday denied bail in Geetika Sharma's suicide case by a Delhi court which asked police to probe if ... Read more...

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Ultra low cost scanner reveals foetal defects


September 17th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) A hand-held scanner, costing as low as 40 pounds and of the size of a computer mouse, if plugged into any computer can reveal vital information ... Read more...

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Pregnant teen with cancer spurs abortion debate


July 24th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, July 24 (IANS/EFE) The plight of a pregnant teenager suffering from acute leukaemia stirred up anew Monday the controversy over abortion, which is barred by the Dominican Republic ... Read more...

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Tiniest, largest foetuses at greater risk of stillbirth


June 28th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 28 (IANS) The lightest and the heaviest foetuses are at much higher risk of being stillborn than those of average weight, new research has found. Stillbirth is traditionally ... Read more...

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Girl foetus found abandoned in Rajasthan


June 16th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 16 (IANS) Another foetus of a girl was found abandoned by the road in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh town Saturday - the latest such incident in a state where the ... Read more...

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China probes forced abortion case after national outrage


June 14th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 14 (IANS) Authorities in China's Shaanxi province have launched an investigation into an incident of forced abortion, pledging that anyone found responsible will be punished according to ... Read more...

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Genetically engineered calf bred in China


June 11th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) Scientists at a north China university say they have bred the world's first genetically-modified calf that will produce low-lactose milk in two years. The calf, named ... Read more...

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Baby’s genome decoded from mom’s blood, pop’s saliva


June 7th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 7 (IANS) Using a non-invasive technique, scientists for the first time have successfully sequenced the genome of a foetus without tapping its protective fluid sac. Maternal blood sampled ... Read more...

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Haryana to install chips to monitor ultrasound machines


May 18th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 18 (IANS) Health authorities in Haryana will install silent observer chips in all ultrasound machines to monitor the ultrasound processes being done by doctors at private clinics, officials ... Read more...

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Clue to early diagnosis of pregnancy-related disease


May 16th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 16 (IANS) Doctors will now be able to identify early on whether a mother will develop pre-eclampsia, the most common and severe pregnancy-related disease, a study says. "It ... Read more...

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Andhra man beats wife for carrying girl child


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 3 (IANS) In yet another incident of gender bias in Andhra Pradesh, a man beat up his pregnant wife for carrying a girl child, resulting in a miscarriage, ... Read more...

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Fourth foetus found in Jaipur


March 31st, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 31 (IANS) Another foetus was recovered from a dustbin here Saturday taking the total number of foetuses recovered in the city to four over the past five days, ... Read more...

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British doctors face jail over fake abortion consent


March 24th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) The British government has warned that doctors who were found illegally carrying out abortions by faking consent forms would be put behind bars.The warning was issued ... Read more...

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Police hunt for Chinese teens who killed cats


February 5th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 5 (IANS) Police in China's Shanghai city is on the lookout for three notorious teenagers suspected of having brutally killed 10 stray cats during the weeklong Spring Festival ... Read more...

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Private doctors strike work in Tamil Nadu


January 5th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 5 (IANS) Over 20,000 doctors with private practices or working in private hospitals across Tamil Nadu, barring the major corporate hospital chains, struck work Thursday to protest against ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu doctors strike work over killing of colleague


January 5th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Government doctors in Tamil Nadu went on a strike Wednesday protesting against the killing of a lady doctor T. Sethulakshmi working in the Employees State Insurance ... Read more...

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100 babies aborted in Britain by women not wanting multiple births


December 29th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Over 100 unborn babies were aborted in Britain in 2010 by women who were pregnant with multiple foetuses but wanted to give birth to fewer children, ... Read more...

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Scientists stumble on immune cells in human spleen


December 26th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) Scientists have stumbled on the presence of neutrophils in the spleen, located on the opposite side of the liver, even without an infection. Neutrophils are the ... Read more...

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Activists slam device claiming to curb female foeticide


December 15th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Women rights activists and health experts Thursday slammed a device claiming to curb cases of female foeticide by recording sonography tests and monitoring doctors.'Silent Observer', ... Read more...

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4-day-old baby survives after complex surgery


December 13th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Faridabad, Dec 13 (IANS) A four-day-old baby girl suffering a rare disorder -- Thornwaldt's Cyst (TC) in the nasopharynx -- was successfully treated at the Asian Institute of Medical Sciences ... Read more...

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Andhra police question CRPF men for rape


November 15th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 15 (IANS) Police in Andhra Pradesh's Warangal district are questioning three constables of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) for allegedly raping a 12-year-old mentally challenged girl.Warangal Superintendent ... Read more...

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No proposal to lift sex determination test ban: Plan panel


November 11th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) There is no proposal being considered by the Planning Commission for relaxing the ban on sex determination tests, an official statement said Friday.The clarification comes ... Read more...

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Two female foetuses recovered in Rajasthan


November 6th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 6 (IANS) Two female foetuses have been recovered from different places in Rajasthan, one floating in a dam and another from a sewer pipeline, police said Sunday. The ... Read more...

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Warring placenta, uterus trigger preeclampsia


October 11th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 11 (IANS) A battle raging within the womb - between the father's biological motive to produce a big and healthy baby versus the mother's need to live through ... Read more...

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CBI probe demanded into engineering fresher’s death


September 12th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 12 (IANS) The father of Somya Singh, an engineering student who died last week after falling from the fourth floor of her hostel allegedly during ragging in ... Read more...

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Ring finger length linked to male libido


September 6th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) The length of a man's fourth (ring) finger has been linked to his libido. The more testosterone a foetus is exposed to, the longer the ring ... Read more...

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Vitamin D safe for healthy pregnant women


June 29th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Use of vitamin D supplements during pregnancy is safe and effective for healthy women, says a new study.Even at the highest dosage, vitamin D was found ... Read more...

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Mexico women activists demand safe abortion


May 29th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 29 (IANS/EFE) Activists from more than 40 civil organisations protested in Mexico City to demand that the federal government permit abortion nationwide as a woman's right to ... Read more...

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Exposure to toxic chemical linked to wheezing in kids


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Exposure to Bisphenol A or BPA, a toxic chemical found in many consumer products, during early pregnancy may be linked to wheezing in children.BPA is found ... Read more...

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Endosulfan pesticide affects numerous families in Kerala


May 1st, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Muthalamada (Kerala), May 1 (ANI): While the agitation for a ban on endosulfan gaining momentum, locals in the Malabar region of Kerala have till now been forced to endure its harmful affects.The ... Read more...

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Lucknow Maulana issues fatwa against female foeticide


April 20th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 20 (IANS) Alarmed by the latest census report confirming a steep fall in the male-female ratio in Uttar Pradesh - India's most populous state - a leading cleric ... Read more...

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Scottish scientists grow kidneys in lab


April 10th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 10 (ANI): Scottish scientists have made a breakthrough in organ transplantation by successfully growing kidneys in a laboratory.The development could help tackle the tragic shortage of organs for transplant, reports ... Read more...

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Azad reconstitutes Central Supervisory Board under PNDT Act


April 9th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 9(ANI): Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has reconstituted the Central Supervisory Board (CSB) under Section 7 of the Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques Act, 1994 ... Read more...

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Seventeen foetuses found in Bihar, probe ordered (Lead)


April 4th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 4 (IANS) Sixteen foetuses, mostly female, were found in plastic jars in Bihar's Kishanganj district while another was recovered near a garbage heap in Muzaffarpur town, police said ... Read more...

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Seventeen foetuses found in Bihar


April 4th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Patna, April 4 (IANS) Sixteen foetuses, mostly female, were found in plastic jars in Bihar's Kishanganj district while another was recovered near a garbage heap in Muzaffarpur town, police said ... Read more...

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