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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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Blood group anomaly ’caused Tudor king’s reproductive issues, mental impairment’


March 4th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): A new study has claimed that blood group anomaly could have been the reason for Tudor king's reproductive problems as well as his mental and physical impairment.Catrina Banks ... Read more...

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How to cut the risks in multiple pregnancies


October 9th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Researchers are investigating how to reduce the risks linked with multiple pregnancies.The complication rate during pregnancy with twins is about 40 percent.Women with multiple pregnancies often develop ... Read more...

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New tool may prevent twin births after IVF


October 1st, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1 (ANI): Scientists have developed an important tool to prevent twin birth due to in vitro fertilisation (IVF).The new strategy to encourage single embryo transfer after in IVF could prove ... Read more...

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Pelvic floor muscle exercises improve urinary incontinence in older women


October 2nd, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): For elderly women suffering from urinary incontinence pelvic floor muscle exercises might prove to be a boon, say researchers.Urinary incontinence, or loss of bladder control, is a frustrating, ... Read more...

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Progesterone treatment ‘doesn’t prevent preterm birth in twin pregnancy’


June 11th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 11 (ANI): Scientists at University of Edinburgh have found that a treatment that prevents premature births in single pregnancies may be not work for women expecting more than one child.The ... Read more...

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World population to be 6.75 bn on New Year’s Day


December 24th, 2008 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Hanover (Germany), Dec 24 (DPA) The world's population on New Year's Day is set to reach 6.75 billion, a German group that encourages birth control said Tuesday.The World Population Foundation of Germany ... Read more...

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DNA fingerprinting breakthrough may send successful IVF rates soaring


May 14th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Australian researchers have used a technique, DNA fingerprinting, for the first time to identify which embryos have implanted after in vitro fertilisation (IVF) and developed successfully to ... Read more...

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Researchers move closer to identifying best embryos


May 14th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Australian researchers have developed a technique which they say will help identify the genetic profile of those IVF embryos which are most likely to result in a ... Read more...

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Novel IVF test may cut risk of twins, triplets


December 31st, 2007 - 4:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Dec 31 (ANI): A revolutionary in vitro fertilisation (IVF) test, which may slash the risk of multiple births while increasing the chances of pregnancy, will soon be offered to British ... Read more...

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