twin births

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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New technique to help men become fathers post chemotherapy


March 15th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): A new technique that finds and carefully removes individual sperm from testicular tissue has made fathers of men who were once considered sterile due to prior cancer treatment.Researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Baby twin giraffes born in China zoo


December 18th, 2010 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 18 (IANS) A giraffe at a zoo in northern China has given birth to the country's first pair of giraffe twins.The mother, named Bei Bei, delivered the male giraffe twins ... Read more...

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The curious case of twins in a Chinese village


November 17th, 2010 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 17 (IANS) Believe it or not, a remote village in China has set an amazing record of birth of 98 sets of twins in the past half a century.The ... 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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Conjoined Irish Twins Successfully Separated By Doctors


April 9th, 2010 - 1:02 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In March, Angie Benhaffaf shared her fears about handing her sons, Hassan and Hussein over to doctors too undergo surgery. The twin brothers were born at University College ... Read more...

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Blue-eyed twins in Brazilian town not proof of Nazi doctor’s experiments


November 28th, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 28 (ANI): A new research has rubbished reports which suggest that a remote Brazilian town filled with blonde, blue-eyed twins is proof of Nazi doctor Josef Mengele's plans of ... Read more...

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Nazi doctor not responsible for creating town of twins in Brazil


January 28th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): Scientists have rejected claims that the Nazi doctor Josef Mengele, who was notorious for his experiments at Auschwitz in Poland, was responsible for creating a tribe of ... Read more...

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