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Dead son's preserved semen gives Pune woman her grandchildren

Dead son's preserved semen gives Pune woman her grandchildren

Two years ago, Prathamesh Patil succumbed to cancer in Germany, but his semen had been extracted and preserved long before his death.

Feb 15, 2018, 17:10 PM IST
Pune woman becomes grandmother with dead son's preserved semen

Pune woman becomes grandmother with dead son's preserved semen

A Pune-based woman's world came to an unexpected standstill when her son succumbed to cancer two years ago in Germany. But her joy knows no bounds now.

Feb 15, 2018, 17:06 PM IST
Opting for IVF? Mediterranean diet may boost your chances of conception

Opting for IVF? Mediterranean diet may boost your chances of conception

The study, published in the journal Human Reproduction, focused on dietary patterns rather than individual nutrients, foods or food groups. 

Jan 31, 2018, 13:59 PM IST
Success rate of frozen embryos as good as fresh ones in IVF pregnancies

Success rate of frozen embryos as good as fresh ones in IVF pregnancies

The researchers noted that their results are specific to a common freezing method known as Cryotech vitrification, so it may not apply to all embryo freezing techniques currently being used.

Jan 11, 2018, 10:02 AM IST
Novel sperm-sorting device could improve IVF success

Novel sperm-sorting device could improve IVF success

Traditional sperm-sorting methods used in IVF treatments select sperm that are the fastest swimmers.

Jan 04, 2018, 17:52 PM IST
Meet the youngest preemie born within just 24 weeks in Andhra Pradesh

Meet the youngest preemie born within just 24 weeks in Andhra Pradesh

The mother of the baby opted for IVF, but unfortunately, the baby was born nearly four months earlier than the due date – that is within 24 weeks of gestation – on September 8, 2017. 

Dec 27, 2017, 12:57 PM IST
IVF babies at greater heart disease risk, says study

IVF babies at greater heart disease risk, says study

 Increased risk of congenital heart defects in newborns when women become pregnant via in vitro fertilization

Nov 23, 2017, 20:34 PM IST
IVF a boon for women with PCOS, says Maharashtra Health Minister

IVF a boon for women with PCOS, says Maharashtra Health Minister

PCOS, is a common problem found among women of reproductive age and can cause problems with a women’s menstrual cycle, fertility, cardiac function and appearance as well.

Nov 01, 2017, 09:59 AM IST
Chemicals in yoga mats may disrupt your fertility

Chemicals in yoga mats may disrupt your fertility

 If you are planning to undergo fertility treatment, avoiding products like yoga mats may help, as those with flame retardant chemicals can disrupt in-vitro fertilisation (IVF), a study has claimed.

Aug 26, 2017, 18:55 PM IST
World Embryologists Day: What causes infertily in women? Myths and facts about IVF

World Embryologists Day: What causes infertily in women? Myths and facts about IVF

While infertility is a major issue among couples, there are many assistive reproductive technologies today which can help couples combat this problem. 

Jul 25, 2017, 15:31 PM IST
Exercising after embryo transfer good for health

Exercising after embryo transfer good for health

Contradicting the theory of mandatory rest after embryo transfer during an IVF cycle, a new research has revealed that resuming daily activities soon after the transfer helps in improving blood flow to the uterus and overall body.

Jul 19, 2017, 23:42 PM IST
Woman gives birth to her first child at 59!

Woman gives birth to her first child at 59!

Akosua Budu Amoako gave birth to her first baby on June 15 at Bellevue Woman's Center in Niskayuna, near Albany after fertility treatments.

Jul 18, 2017, 23:24 PM IST
IVF children just as healthy as their peers – Physically, mentally and emotionally

IVF children just as healthy as their peers – Physically, mentally and emotionally

The study, which is a world-first and compiled by the Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI), found that IVF children were healthy physically, mentally and emotionally by the time they reached school age.

 

Jul 12, 2017, 15:45 PM IST
25% surge in IVF cases in recent years, say doctors

25% surge in IVF cases in recent years, say doctors

There has been a 25 per cent surge in couples preferring in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) to have babies in recent years, said doctors, naming sedentary lifestyle, health conditions and diseases as main reasons.

Jul 06, 2017, 00:42 AM IST
New artificial intelligence system can predict IVF success for embryos: Sources

New artificial intelligence system can predict IVF success for embryos: Sources

Scientists have developed a new artificial intelligence system that may accurately predict which IVF embryos will grow into healthy babies.

Jul 05, 2017, 23:47 PM IST
Men, take note! Your age can determine the success of your partner's IVF delivery

Men, take note! Your age can determine the success of your partner's IVF delivery

This study of almost 19,000 IVF treatment cycles showed a decline in the success rate with increasing male partner age. 

Jul 04, 2017, 09:38 AM IST
IVF babies have same cognitive skills as naturally conceived kids, says study

IVF babies have same cognitive skills as naturally conceived kids, says study

The study was conducted by city-based Indira IVF and states that in many cases babies born through IVF are more brainy and smart.

Jun 27, 2017, 21:31 PM IST
Lactating without pregnancy? It may be a sign of infertility!

Lactating without pregnancy? It may be a sign of infertility!

More than 75 percent of the women in this condition produce milk without being pregnant.

Jun 19, 2017, 15:16 PM IST
Babies born via IVF as smart as naturally conceived children: Study

Babies born via IVF as smart as naturally conceived children: Study

According to the study, parents who undergo such treatments are generally older, more educated and have a higher socio-economic status than parents who had naturally conceived children.

May 26, 2017, 18:45 PM IST
Fallopian tubes flush: The century-old infertility cure that's as effective as IVF

Fallopian tubes flush: The century-old infertility cure that's as effective as IVF

The technique, known as hysterosalpingography (HSG), is a dye test of the fallopian tubes conducted under X-ray, and involves flushing the woman's fallopian tubes with an iodised poppy seed oil.

 

May 19, 2017, 16:16 PM IST