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IVF gaining popularity among villagers: Expert


September 20th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) With a success rate of nearly 40 percent, in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) has been steadily gaining popularity among rural couples suffering from infertility, an expert said here ... Read more...

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Kris Jenner wants her own talk show


July 19th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you think you have had too much of the Kardashians then get ready for one more. HollywoodLife.com has reported exclusively that Kris Jenner, the enigmatic ... Read more...

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Raigad woman delivers baby boy, despite huge tumours


July 12th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) A team of medicos from the civic-run Sion Hospital saved the life and first pregnancy of a 22-year-old woman who suffered from massive fibroids since the ... Read more...

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British ’smart bomb’ to target cancer


June 30th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) A cancer "smart bomb" has been invented by British scientists to boost the potency of drugs against the killer disease.The tiny device, being developed at the ... Read more...

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Manual to be released on Thyroid day Friday


May 24th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) To curb thyroid-related disorders, the Indian Thyroid Society (ITS) has said a clinical manual would be launched on the World Thyroid Day Friday to raise ... Read more...

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‘Kids of 40-plus moms are smarter’


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) Moms over 40 years take heart - your kids are not only healthier but also smarter than offspring of younger women and less likely to have ... Read more...

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Good job Ayushmann, says Mini Mathur (Movie snippets)


April 29th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) Veejay-turned-actor Ayushmann Khurrana' s film "Vicky Donor" has received a thumbs up from the industry and actress Mini Mathur praised him, saying he is quite believable ... 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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Defence ministry official killed wife after fight over childless state?


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Strains in their relationship due to their childless state could have led a defence ministry official to strangle to death his wife in a fit ... Read more...

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Cancer patients hope for children - with fertility preservation (Feature)


March 20th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Newly married and with a great job, life had just begun for 30-year-old Anshul Sharma when it suddenly hit the pause button. He was diagnosed ... Read more...

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Parents to use dead son’s semen to have surrogate child


February 29th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), Feb 29 (IANS) Thanks to a verdict by a Lok Adalat in Kerala, an elderly casual labourer and his wife have won the right to collect their deceased ... 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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Will control foot and mouth disease: Minister


February 13th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) India Monday said it was committed to controlling foot and mouth disease (FMD) to increase the productivity of the livestock sector and improve the livelihood ... Read more...

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Vitamin D deficiency may cause infertility


February 3rd, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Feb 3 (IANS) Austrian scientists have found vitamin D's deficiency, long held as a risk factor for diseases like diabetes, may cause infertility among men and women.This deficiency has ... Read more...

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Over a million men are sterile in China


November 8th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 8 (IANS) More than a million men in China are infertile and an official said that symptoms of male menopause which appear in men above 60 can now ... Read more...

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Enzyme trips fertility, triggers miscarriage


October 17th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 17 (IANS) An enzyme that acts as a fertility switch could trip conception in women or cause a miscarriage depending on its high or low levels.The findings could ... Read more...

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VJ-anchor Ayushmann’s film debut as sperm donor


October 7th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 7 (IANS) After Ranvir Shorey, Purab Kohli and Ranvijay Singh, it is time for another VJ to rock the cinema world. Active as a television anchor and VJ, ... Read more...

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Estrogen helps women pile on pounds


October 6th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) Women often pile on the pounds as they age, with estrogen - a sex hormone - playing an unsuspecting part in this process.The finding potentially opens ... 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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Caffeine consumption can drive female infertility


July 21st, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) Caffeine reduces muscle activity in the fallopian tubes that carry eggs from a woman's ovaries to her womb, which can reduce a woman's chance of becoming ... Read more...

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Sperm coat protein may be key to male infertility: Study


July 21st, 2011 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 21 (IANS) The loss of a protein that coats sperm cells may explain a significant proportion of infertility in men worldwide, according to a new study.The research ... Read more...

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JLo, Diaz team up for new film


June 27th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 27 (IANS) Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez has been roped in to star alongside Cameron Diaz in the film "What To Expect When You're Expecting".According to Entertainment Weekly, ... Read more...

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Cell phones can reduce fertility by 30 percent: Survey


June 20th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Cell phones, even when not in use, can reduce fertility in males by as much as 30 percent, a recent study has revealed.The latest warning ... Read more...

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New male infertility test could ‘bring hope to millions’


June 7th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) A groundbreaking new test for male infertility, which will save time, money and heartache for couples around the world, has been developed by Northern Ireland's Queen's ... Read more...

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Indian youth hooked to text messaging: Survey


May 18th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) As telecom companies try to outdo each other with attractive and cheap SMS plans offering hundreds of free messages daily, it has transformed the communication ... Read more...

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Gene variation linked to infertility in women


May 18th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Variation in a gene involved in regulating cholesterol has been linked to infertility in women, a study shows.According to researchers at Johns Hopkins University, variation in ... Read more...

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Small gene set in cell powerhouse causes male infertilty


May 16th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 16 (IANS) While causes of male infertility have never been understood, a recent study suggests that genes located in the energy centre of humans, the mitochondria, can now ... 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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Lab grown sperm may help in male infertility


March 29th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Mar 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Japanese scientists have successfully created a sperm in the lab using mouse tissue. The study is considered a breakthrough that could one day make male infertility a ... Read more...

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First sperm are now being grown in lab


March 28th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Mar 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For the first time in the history of mankind, scientists have successfully created fully functional sperms in the lab. Scientists are very excited about the breakthrough because ... Read more...

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Hope for infertile men as scientists grow test-tube sperm


March 24th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): Japanese scientists have accomplished a feat thought to be impossible - for the first time, they have produced fertile mammalian sperm in a test tube.The technique holds significant ... Read more...

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Maternal obesity may lead to infertility in the next generation


March 24th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Mother's obesity could lead to infertility in the next generation, according to a new study.Levels of the hormone ghrelin are low in obese women and a recent study ... Read more...

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Adolescents warned about ‘Love Bug’ on V-Day


February 13th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Young people aged 16-19 years have received Valentines Day missives from health professionals in Britain to raise awareness about the dangers of Chlamydia, an infection that could render ... Read more...

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Liver plays key role in maintaining fertility


February 2nd, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): A University of Milan study has suggested that estrogen receptors in the liver are critical for maintaining fertility.Moreover, the expression of those receptors is under the control of ... Read more...

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First genetic test for predicting IVF success developed


January 16th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): Researchers have developed the first genetic blood test for predicting the chances that in vitro fertilization (IVF) will lead to a successful pregnancy.The test is based on the ... Read more...

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