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Experts say infertility treatment has left sperm science behind

Experts say infertility treatment has left sperm science behind

Infertility is a significant global health problem, with specialists estimating that as many as one in six couples worldwide are affected.

Mar 12, 2018, 13:29 PM IST
Farmers crack open a giant egg, find another fully-formed one inside

Farmers crack open a giant egg, find another fully-formed one inside

The egg was produced by a free-range chicken (that is, kept in natural conditions, not caged) at Stockman’s Eggs in Kairi in far north Queensland. 

Mar 06, 2018, 16:11 PM IST
Antibiotic use in poultry sector rampant: CSE

Antibiotic use in poultry sector rampant: CSE

A green body has slammed an advertisement highlighting that no antibiotics are used in chicken as an "eye wash" and alleged that the use of antibiotics in poultry sector is "rampant".

Feb 28, 2018, 12:35 PM IST
Norway Winter Olympics team accidentally orders 15,000 eggs in Pyeongchang

Norway Winter Olympics team accidentally orders 15,000 eggs in Pyeongchang

Egg sandwiches. Bacon and eggs. Egg salad. Eggs on toast. Scrambled eggs, or fried. After taking receipt of 15,000 eggs instead of the 1,500 they wanted, Norway's team at this month's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics may have a pretty limited menu.

Feb 09, 2018, 13:55 PM IST
Eggs improve biomarkers related to infant brain development

Eggs improve biomarkers related to infant brain development

Choline (a nutrient that acts like vitamin B) and DHA (an omega-3 fatty acid that serves as a structural component of the brain) play vital roles in infant brain development and function.

Dec 22, 2017, 20:09 PM IST
Are eggs vegetarian or non-vegetarian? Scientists finally put an end to the debate

Are eggs vegetarian or non-vegetarian? Scientists finally put an end to the debate

Many people have reasoned that eggs are non-vegetarian since they come from a hen – a living thing.

Nov 28, 2017, 11:06 AM IST
Eggs get costlier as winters knock the door

Eggs get costlier as winters knock the door

In poultry farms located in Pune, a crate consisting 100 eggs costs around Rs 585 at present. The same number of eggs were being sold for Rs 375 some days back.

Nov 20, 2017, 13:53 PM IST
No eggs, meat, alcohol allowed at UP's new pilgrimage sites Vrindavan, Barsana

No eggs, meat, alcohol allowed at UP's new pilgrimage sites Vrindavan, Barsana

The state banned the consumption of eggs, non-vegetarian food and alcohol at the two 'pavitra tirth sthal' 

Oct 28, 2017, 08:13 AM IST
Food safety in India at risk due to egg contamination, says study – Read

Food safety in India at risk due to egg contamination, says study – Read

Recently, a number of eggs in the domestic market, in retail shops were collected and tested and were found to contain large amounts of salmonella both on the shell and inside the egg.

Sep 12, 2017, 08:31 AM IST
High levels of antibiotic-resistant pathogens found in Indian poultry farms

High levels of antibiotic-resistant pathogens found in Indian poultry farms

For the study, researchers from the Centre for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy (CDDEP), a public health research organisation with headquarters in Washington DC, and New Delhi, analysed samples of 530 birds collected in 18 poultry farms for resistance to a range of antibiotic medications critical to human medicine.

Jul 20, 2017, 12:34 PM IST
Britain's first man to give birth says he will not raise daughter as gender neutral

Britain's first man to give birth says he will not raise daughter as gender neutral

Cross, who became pregnant in September using an anonymous sperm donor, revealed he had given birth to his daughter Trinity-Leigh on June 16.

Jul 10, 2017, 10:48 AM IST
'Artificial eggs' made out of 'plastic' found in Orissa school; This is how you can identify fake eggs

'Artificial eggs' made out of 'plastic' found in Orissa school; This is how you can identify fake eggs

With similar cases now being reported more often, it is very important that one knows how to identify artificial eggs.

Jun 30, 2017, 21:12 PM IST
Eggs hurled at BJD MP Jay Panda during water tank inauguration

Eggs hurled at BJD MP Jay Panda during water tank inauguration

Alleged supporters of Biju Janata Dal MLA Pratap Jena hurled eggs at party MP Jay Panda on Tuesday, after the former was not invited during a water tank inauguration ceremony.

May 30, 2017, 14:27 PM IST
Revealed: Genetic details of controversial technique used to create world's first three-parent baby

Revealed: Genetic details of controversial technique used to create world's first three-parent baby

Now, after months of intense debate and speculation, the researchers has revealed more details about the child's conception in a paper published in the journal Reproductive BioMedicine Online (RBMO).

Apr 03, 2017, 16:10 PM IST
This is how you can distinguish between artificial and real eggs!

This is how you can distinguish between artificial and real eggs!

The news of fake foods making their way into the market has alarmed everyone in the country.

Apr 01, 2017, 23:38 PM IST
Bizarre! Kolkata man held for selling 'fake' eggs made out of plastic

Bizarre! Kolkata man held for selling 'fake' eggs made out of plastic

The Kolkata police arrested a man in city's Tiljala area in West Bengal on charges of selling fake eggs on Friday

Apr 01, 2017, 17:45 PM IST
Are your eggs safe to eat? 'Artificial eggs' made out of 'plastic' sold in Kolkata market; shopkeeper arrested

Are your eggs safe to eat? 'Artificial eggs' made out of 'plastic' sold in Kolkata market; shopkeeper arrested

The sale of dangerous eggs came to light after a woman lodged a general diary with the Karaya police station alleging that plastic eggs are being sold in the market.

Mar 31, 2017, 09:12 AM IST
Learning cooking skills via bestselling cookbooks? It could make you sick

Learning cooking skills via bestselling cookbooks? It could make you sick

Scientists say bestselling cookbooks give little useful advice about reducing the risk of foodborne illness, particularly in recipes involving meat products. 

Mar 28, 2017, 15:17 PM IST
Odisha: Endangered Olive Ridley turtles lay record 3.55 lakh eggs in a week, number may go up

Odisha: Endangered Olive Ridley turtles lay record 3.55 lakh eggs in a week, number may go up

Over 3,55,000 eggs have been laid by Olive Ridley sea turtles within a week of mass nesting in Rushikulya river mouth of Ganjam coast, which is an all-time record. 

Feb 20, 2017, 19:10 PM IST
Cancer drug may help increase the number of new eggs in women: Study

Cancer drug may help increase the number of new eggs in women: Study

 A new study has revealed that a treatment with cancer drug may help increase the number of young eggs in women's ovaries.

Dec 06, 2016, 22:09 PM IST