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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...

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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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Sperm identification could improve male fertility

May 29th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 29 (IANS) Researchers have discovered a method to select sperm with the highest DNA integrity that is likely to improve male fertility. The method is comparable to that of the ... Read more...

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Prenatal exposure to BPA may raise breast cancer risk

May 29th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Exposure in the womb to chemicals like Bisphenol-A (BPA) and Diethylstilbestrol (DES) can increase an offspring's risk of breast cancer, according to a new study.Researchers at Yale School ... Read more...

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Patients less active sexually after heart attacks

May 22nd, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Patients become less active sexually after a heart attack, especially if they don't get instructions from doctors about when it is safe to resume sex, says a new ... Read more...

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Pregnant women with high blood pressure risk future complications

January 30th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) Healthy women who experience high blood pressure during pregnancy risk future complications like chronic hypertension, diabetes and blood clots, according to a new study. The findings show that ... Read more...

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Weight loss reduces incontinence in obese women

January 29th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) Weight-loss programmes cut down urinary incontinence among overweight or obese women, according to the latest research. Volunteers in the Programme to Reduce Incontinence by Diet and Exercise (PRIDE) ... Read more...

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Genetic mutation behind increased preterm birth risk

February 2nd, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): US researchers have reported that genetic mutations increase the risk of preterm birth, after establishing a link between the mutations in the Toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4) gene and ... Read more...

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