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Handful of walnuts can boost love life


August 17th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) While having an apple a day is believed to be enough for keeping the doctor away, a US study has suggested a handful of walnuts a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Women with heart disease likely to have girls: Iran study


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 22 (IANS) Women with some heart disease are more likely to give birth to girls, says a study conducted by a university in Iran. It found that 75 ... Read more...

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Dutch man seeks child with father’s sperm


March 24th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) A childless man in the Netherlands has turned to his father for his sperm after having failed to conceive with his wife despite three years of ... Read more...

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Analysts feel that Mississippi personhood law goes too far


November 9th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mississippi, Nov 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Voters in Mississippi will be given the opportunity to define who can be classified as a person. Pro-life and pro-abortion groups have often argued about whether a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Paranoid’ insects double mating time with females


August 9th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Male insects which become 'paranoid' in a rival's presence, double the mating time with a female even though her risk of being fertilised by another male ... Read more...

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British woman to have womb transplanted to daughter


June 13th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) A 56-year-old British woman is on way to creating history -- she will donate her womb to her 25-year-old daughter, making her the first in the ... Read more...

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Zsa Zsa Gabor’s husband claims they are trying for baby via surrogate


April 15th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 15 (ANI): Zsa Zsa Gabor's husband has revealed that he and his ailing wife are trying for a baby by using a surrogate.According to TMZ.com, Prince Frederic von Anhalt, 67, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Elizabeth Banks becomes a mom


March 31st, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After 20 years of trying, actress Elizabeth Banks has finally become a mother. She tweeted that she and her husband Max Handelman have welcomed their son ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Study could lead to new ways of curtailing reproduction in harmful insects


February 27th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): A new study has suggested that insects continue to influence each other on molecular, cellular and physiological levels-even after the partners go separate ways once mating is done.Mariana ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

57-yr-old becomes UK’s oldest surrogate mum by giving birth to own grandson


February 26th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): A 57-year-old woman has given birth to her own grandson to become the oldest surrogate mother in Britain.Pamela Butler carried her daughter Nichola's baby in her womb because ... Read more...

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Polygamous mice ‘have more fertile offspring’


February 5th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 04 (ANI): A new study in mice has suggested that multiple partners may be the key to agile sperm that get the job done.Researchers Renee Firman and Leigh Simmons at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The more sex partners you have, the more fertile your offspring will be


January 20th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): In a new study, scientists at the Centre for Evolutionary Biology, University of Western Australia, have found being polygamous could be more than being monogamous, when it comes ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

X-rated worm tapes reveal how sex shapes sperm


January 11th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): A series of 'sex videos' of worms have revealed how sex shapes sperm, according to evolutionary biologists Lukas Scharer and his wife Dita Vizoso at the University of ... Read more...

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Incest puts an end to sexual violence among animals


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): A new study has revealed that incest among animals helps put an end to sexual violence.In some species, competition between males can mean that females are harmed during ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

“Weeds” Episode 13 Concluded Season 6


November 16th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the most popular shows of Showtime, "Weeds" concluded its sixth season yesterday, with its thirteenth episode. That brought an end to all the episodes ... Read more...

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50-yr-old Mexican woman gives birth to gay son’s baby


November 11th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): A fifty-year-old Mexican woman has given birth to a child whose biological father is her gay son.The woman, whose name has been withheld, decided to offer her womb ... Read more...

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Men using laptop in laps ‘may be risking fertility’


November 6th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 06 (ANI): Men who use their laptops while keeping them in their laps could be risking their fertility, a new research has found.A new study by Fertility and Sterility has ... Read more...

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Alex Reid says he has ‘Superman sperm’


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): After it emerged that cage fighter Alex Reid and wife Katie Price a.k.a Jordan are struggling to conceive, the former has claimed that he has 'Superman sperm'.Glamour model ... Read more...

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No medical reason behind Katie’s conceiving delay


November 2nd, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Model Katie Price's husband Alex Reid, who is optimistic about having a child with his wife, says there is no medical reason why they have not yet conceived.The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Now, a 3D molecular view of the mysterious egg-and-sperm encounter


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): The fundamental biological event of an egg combining with a sperm to create new life has always been an obscure one, but now researchers have been able to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Daughters of obese fathers ‘more likely to develop diabetes-like disease’


October 21st, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): A new study has revealed that obese fathers may be putting their daughters at risk for diabetes-like diseases.'Epigenetic' chemical tweaks to the genes alter how they are expressed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Handheld fertility device ‘as effective as IVF’


October 19th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19 (ANI): A handheld fertility device, developed by former students of Cambridge University, is as effective as IVF for couples struggling to conceive, it has been claimed.The DuoFertility system measures ... Read more...

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Lance Armstrong welcomes fifth baby


October 19th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 19 (ANI): Cycling legend Lance Armstrong joyously announced the birth of his fifth child on Twitter.The seven-time Tour de France champion tweeted on Monday that "Olivia Marie Armstrong has ... Read more...

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Treatment helps woman deliver twins at 51


September 21st, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) A woman who remained childless for 23 years after marriage has delivered twins through an assisted reproductive method at the age of 51, her doctor said Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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Louise Pollard: Bin Laden’s grandchildren miscarried after assault in Syria


September 14th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Louise Pollard who was carrying the twin grand children of the leader of the Al Qaeda Terrorist network and most wanted man in the world, Osama Bin ... Read more...

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Smoking could damage your fertility and your child’s


September 10th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 10 (ANI): Here's another reason for you to kick the butt - smoking may not just harm your fertility but that of the next generation, according to scientists.Men who smoke ... Read more...

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Brit man ‘breeds bees that can protect themselves from deadly parasite’


August 25th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 25 (ANI): A British man has claimed that he has bred a strain of bees that can protect themselves from the deadly parasite, which is wiping out the environmentally vital ... Read more...

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Brit surrogate who agreed to have Osama’s grandchild expecting twins


August 9th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): A British surrogate to Osama bin Laden's son Omar and his wife, Zaina, is expecting twins.Louise Pollard discovered that she's pregnant with two babies during her eight-week ... Read more...

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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 |

Log on to www.beautifulpeople.com to have ‘good-looking’ babies!


July 27th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): A dating website made purely for beautiful people has created a fertility forum that aims at creating beautiful babies as a solution for parents who worry about having ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

IVF children more likely to develop cancer


July 21st, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Children conceived through IVF treatment are 42 percent more likely to develop cancer in their early years, according to the largest study of its kind. IVF treatment or ... Read more...

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Brit surrogate to Bin Laden’s son, wife is pregnant


July 10th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): A surrogate to Osama bin Laden's son Omar and his wife, Zaina, has discovered about her pregnancy as the couple announced they had split up.Louise Pollard, a PA ... Read more...

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Erect penis offers insights into giant squid’s mating habits


July 8th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): Discovery of a male squid with a huge elongated and erect penis has for the first time revealed the mating habits of deep-sea squid.Interestingly, the male squid's sexual ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, contraceptive pill for men!


June 27th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 27 (ANI): Israeli scientists have come up with the male alternative to the female contraceptive pill.The formula works by removing vital protein in sperm required for a woman to conceive. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why women reject certain kind of sperms?


June 24th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 24 (IANS) Some sperms fail to 'communicate' with the female reproductive tract and while a man may appear to be fertile, his semen can be rejected by a woman if ... Read more...

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