fertility

Stressed women less attractive to men

Men find women with high levels of stress hormone less attractive, a new study has found.

May 22, 2013, 15:32 PM IST

Lack of sleep may reduce a man`s sperm count

Sleep problems can drastically lower the fertility among young men, a study has warned.

Apr 28, 2013, 17:06 PM IST

Hormone levels predict sexual desire among young women

Researchers have long suspected a correlation between hormone levels and libido, but now scientists at UC Santa Barbara have actually demonstrated hormonal predictors for sexual desire.

Apr 26, 2013, 11:02 AM IST

New chemotherapy drug that is gentle on fertility but tough on cancer

A new gentler chemotherapy drug in the form of nanoparticles has been designed by scientists to be less toxic to a young woman`s fertility but extra tough on cancer.

Mar 23, 2013, 14:38 PM IST

Scientists create human eggs from amniotic sac cells

Fertility scientists have created human eggs using cells from the amniotic sac that surrounds a baby in the womb.

Feb 03, 2013, 20:01 PM IST

Men with lots of brothers `more fertile`

If you are looking for a man who will give you a big family, first make sure you count how many brothers he has, researchers suggest.

Dec 19, 2012, 16:15 PM IST

Sperm length, not just the count, determines fertility

Men have a better chance of having kids if they have semen teeming with strong-swimmers, but fertility experts now claim that sperm which had tails of a similar length were better able to travel than those with tails of varying lengths.

Dec 18, 2012, 16:06 PM IST

Fertile girls look and sound more attractive: Study

Men find women more attractive near ovulation, when they`re most fertile, a new study has found.

Dec 16, 2012, 14:00 PM IST

Mum’s age at menopause could offer clue to woman’s fertility

A woman’s potential fertility can be predicted from the age her mother went through the menopause, a study has revealed.

Nov 07, 2012, 12:19 PM IST

How laptop’s heat can frizzle men’s sperm sterile

A couple from Clanfield, Hampshire tried in vain to start a family until the doctors told the husband that the laptop he always placed on his knees was the reason why his wife was not being able to conceive.

Nov 07, 2012, 10:40 AM IST

Eating cheese may damage chances of becoming father

Young men who eat more than three slices of cheese a day may be risking their chances of becoming fathers, a new study has revealed.

Oct 24, 2012, 11:45 AM IST

Weight loss only boosts women’s libido, not fertility

Slimming down helps obese women, who want to become mothers, not because it boosts ovulation but simply because it increases their sexual appetite

Oct 20, 2012, 13:47 PM IST

Weight loss does not improve fertility in women

Penn State College of Medicine researchers have found that losing weight does not lead to improved fertility in women, but does improve sexual function.

Oct 19, 2012, 12:09 PM IST

Aus researchers discover protein to protect fertility

Australian researchers claimed to have made a discovery which they say can offer hope to women whose fertility might be affected due to cancer therapy or premature menopause

Sep 24, 2012, 19:15 PM IST

`Da vinci code` of fertility cracked?

Scientists have discovered that the `golden ratio` of 1.618 made popular in `the Da Vinci code` by Dan Brown could be a key to identifying the most fertile wombs.

Aug 15, 2012, 18:51 PM IST

Childhood obesity could erode fertility later

A sharp spike in childhood obesity may more than damage overall health -- it could be disrupting the onset of puberty and erode the ability to reproduce.

Aug 01, 2012, 14:28 PM IST

Want to be a mum? Make sure you take care of your teeth!

While fate determines some fertility factors, a new study has suggested that oral issues may play a key role.

May 15, 2012, 08:47 AM IST

Household chemicals `causing cancer, reducing fertility`

Chemicals found in household products may be contributing to rising incidence of cancer, reduced fertility and obesity.

May 11, 2012, 15:30 PM IST

Egg donors remain fertile after procedure: Study

Donating eggs does not appear to hurt a woman`s chances of becoming pregnant in the years after the procedure, a small study from Belgium found.

Apr 13, 2012, 09:38 AM IST

Sunshine vitamin `can help boost fertility in men and women`

Sunlight boosts fertility in both men and women by increasing their levels of vitamin D.

Jan 30, 2012, 16:21 PM IST