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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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Thai sextuplets named after car brands


July 7th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Thai woman who delivered six children this May has named them after her favourite car brands -- Audi, Fortune (Toyota Fortuner), Porsche, Mini, Volkswagen ... Read more...

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China to allow non-animal test for cosmetics


May 10th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) Decks have been cleared in China for using non-animal test methods for cosmetics ingredients, thanks to the support from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals ... Read more...

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Women’s rights being violated in India’s surrogacy capital


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) A study by the New Delhi-based Centre for Social Research (CSR) has pointed to a grave violation of the women's rights at India's surrogacy hub, ... 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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Indian surrogacy brings twin delights to Australian couple


January 8th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) They cannot speak or hear and yet, their desire for a child made a couple fly all the way from Australia - to be rewarded ... Read more...

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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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Premature, underweight triplets doing well


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Faridabad, Nov 23 (IANS) The premature triplets born in this industrial town in Haryana a month ago via in vitro fertilisation (IVF) method have gained weight and are doing well, ... Read more...

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Skinny women have low fertility


October 23rd, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 23 (IANS) Being too skinny is far worse for women than being too fat when trying for a baby.A study found that such women are less likely to ... Read more...

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Many British women searching for sperm donors online


October 10th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) A rising number of women in Britain are turning to internet sperm donors to become mothers after being unsuccessful in finding the man of their dreams.Scores ... Read more...

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Altered ‘ecstasy’ could kill some blood cancers


October 6th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 6 (IANS) Altering the chemistry of recreational drug 'ecstasy' could help kill certain types of blood cancers, suggests new research.Ecstasy or Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) was discovered in the late ... 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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750 British women pregnant through IVF had abortions


June 26th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) Around 750 women in Britain who had become pregnant through In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) in the past 19 years aborted their babies, the country's fertility watchdog ... Read more...

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Singapore fertility centre fined due to sperm mix-up


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 22 (IANS) A medical facility in Singapore offering fertility procedures has been fined after a different person's sperm was used in an in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) process, Channel NewsAsia ... Read more...

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Resveratrol can reduce body fat: Study


March 5th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Resveratrol may be a useful tool for reducing body fat, according to a new study.For her thesis, Arrate Lasa, nutrition and obesity research team member at the University ... Read more...

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Ayurvedic physician among medicine Padma winners


January 26th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Late ayurvedic physician K. Raghavan Thirumulpad is among the Padma award winners from the field of medicine this year. A total of 10 awards were given in ... Read more...

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Abbott Laboratories recalls millions of Diabetes testing strips


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Abbott Laboratories has announced that it is recalling more than 359 million copies of its diabetes testing strips.The company announced that the recall was due to safety ... Read more...

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Burning brown fat could be the key to tackling obesity


December 21st, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): A new discovery may pave way for treating obesity not just by diet and exercise, but simply by burning the right kind of fat - brown fat.Researchers at ... Read more...

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Newly-created bioactive peptides found to promote wound healing


December 8th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Scientists have created new bioactive peptides that promote wound healing through growth of new blood vessels and epithelial tissue, such as skin.These wound-healing peptides, synthesized by researchers at ... Read more...

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Fertility treatment doesn’t up cancer risk, says IVF study


December 5th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Fertility treatment which includes in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) does not up a woman's risk of cancer despite the hormones used.Some previous studies had suggested that fertility drugs might be ... Read more...

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IVF ‘does not increase risk of cancer’


December 4th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): A new study from the University of Lund in Sweden has shown that fertility treatment such as in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) does not increase a woman's risk of cancer ... Read more...

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Not genes, negative parenting fosters aggressiveness


December 3rd, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Syndey, Dec 3 (IANS) A new study has found that the role of positive and negative parenting practices are linked to children's mental health problems, specifically depression and aggression.The study, based on ... Read more...

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Nurture, not nature, influences aggression in kids


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 2 (ANI): A new study has found that nurture rather than nature influences aggression in children.The study compares genetically related and genetically unrelated children born to parents using in-vitro fertilisation ... Read more...

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Cancer survivor to become father with years old sperm


November 30th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) Christopher Stone, aged 33, was just 17 when he was told he had testicular cancer. His testicle was removed but samples of his sperm were stored. And now, ... Read more...

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Scientists introduce thermotherapy as a chemotherapy alternative


November 23rd, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): A research team has introduced a new method to target and destroy cancerous cells.The cancer treatment uses hyperthermia to elevate the temperature of tumor cells, while keeping the ... 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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Alex Reid is envious of big families


November 7th, 2010 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Cage fighter Alex Reid is "envious" of couples who have big families.Reid, who has undergone two unsuccessful attempts at In-vitro Fertilisation (IVF) with wife Katie Price, loves his ... Read more...

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Goat delivers test tube twins


November 4th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Farah (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 4 (IANS) A goat, which had been artificially implanted with fertilised eggs through in-vitro technique, has delivered twins at a research institute in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district.Scientists ... 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...

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Growing number of 50-plus women giving birth


November 1st, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) A growing number of women are giving birth in their 50s, as more and more in vitro fertilisation (IVF) clinics relax rules on treating older patients.More than 100 ... Read more...

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Celine Dion was expecting triplets


October 30th, 2010 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) Singer Celine Dion has revealed she was initially expecting triplets, but lost one of the babies at the beginning of her pregnancy.The singer and her husband Rene Angelil ... Read more...

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Celine Dion inspired by Mandela for baby name


October 30th, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS) Singer Celine Dion and her husband Rene Angelil named their twin sons Eddy and Nelson after record producer Eddy Marnay and former South African president Nelson Mandela.Dion and ... Read more...

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Celine Dion dreamed of having a little girl


October 29th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): Celine Dion has revealed that if she had a choice, she would've liked to have a baby girl, but insists she was "truly happy" to learn that she ... Read more...

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High doses or prolonged use of glucosamine could increase diabetes risk


October 28th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): A research team at Université Laval's Faculty of Pharmacy has revealed that high doses or prolonged use of glucosamine causes the death of pancreatic cells and could increase ... Read more...

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Green tea does not protect against breast cancer: Study


October 28th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): A study of data from approximately 54,000 women has found that green tea does not protect against breast cancer.Motoki Iwasaki, from the National Cancer Center, Tokyo, worked with ... Read more...

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