Drug meant for treating infertility in women: Ramdev's trust

Ramdev's Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust on Sunday sought to clarify the controversy over 'Putrajeevak Beej' medicine manufactured by the yoga guru-owned Divya Pharmacy, saying that the drug was meant for dealing with the problem of infertility in women and termed as "false and misleading" the notion that it promises a male child.

Divya Putrajeevak Seed doesn't guarantee male child, only helps in conceiving: Baba Ramdev
Divya Putrajeevak Seed doesn't guarantee male child, only helps in conceiving: Baba Ramdev

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Friday slammed his critics for claiming that 'Divya Putrajeevak Seed', sold by Divya Pharmacy, guarantees a male child.

Uproar in Rajya Sabha over Baba Ramdev's infertility medicine 'Divya Putrajeevak Seed'
Uproar in Rajya Sabha over Baba Ramdev's infertility medicine 'Divya Putrajeevak Seed'

Rajya Sabha on Thursday witnessed uproarious scenes over yoga guru Baba Ramdev's much-publicised infertility medicine 'Divya Putrajeevak Seed', which is being sold by Divya Pharmacy.

Doubt over stem-cell based infertility treatment

A new study by a Swedish institution suggests that infertility cannot be successfully treated with stem cells.

Blocking hormone can fix stress-induced infertility

Chronic stress activates a hormone that reduces fertility long after the stress has ended, but blocking this hormone returns female reproductive behaviour to normal, a research on rats has suggested.

Poor semen quality can lead to high BP

 A comprehensive study of more than 9,000 men with fertility problems has revealed that defects in the semen can lead to hypertension and other health issues.

Men's sperm quality does deteriorates with age

 A new study has demonstrated that sperm quality in men reduces with age and it can lead to couple's infertility and a range of negative health problems for the child.

'Govt losing Rs 50K cr per year due to infertility of animals'

Government is losing Rs 50,000 crore every year owing to infertility of 30 to 40 per cent of animals, experts said.

Single gene mutation could lead to infertility

 Scientists have discovered that a single mutation in a gene could lead to infertility.

Chhattisgarh's first 'sperm bank' opens in Raipur

Remember 'Vicky Donor'! The movie not only sparked off an interest in sperm donation among men but also dealt with the stigma attached to the practice.

EMF emissions do not cause health hazards: COAI

Cellular Operators Association of India, the apex body of mobile communications companies, today said the Electro Magnetic Field (EMF) emissions from antennae on cell towers and mobile handsets do not cause any health hazards.

Medical marvel: Woman gives birth to baby after womb transplant

Zee Media Bureau/Shruti Saxena

New Delhi: In a medical marvel, a woman in Sweden has given birth to a baby after receiving a womb transplant.

Three new polio cases detected in Pakistan

Three new polio cases have been detected in Pakistan, media reported Friday.


Rare stem cells hold potential for infertility treatments

Rare stem cells in testis that produce a biomarker protein called PAX7 help give rise to new sperm cells - and may hold a key to restoring fertility, a new research suggests.

Fertility clinic in Japan uses sperm from kins in IVF

To help married couples conceive, a fertility clinic in central Japan has been conducting in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) using sperms from close relatives, including father of the husbands, resulting in 118 babies between 1996 and 2013.

Late nights can harm fertility in women

Expectant moms or women who are trying to get pregnant should avoid light during the night, according to a new research.

Mobile phones could make men infertile

Men, who keep a mobile phone in their trouser pocket, could be affected with male fertility, according to a new study led by the University of Exeter.

Sugary drinks can lead to infertility in men

Beware men, especially if you are lean! A new study has found that men who take more sugar-sweetened drinks such as soda can lower semen quality, leading to infertility.

High cholesterol levels may impair pregnancy

Not able to go the family way? Go get your cholesterol levels checked as high cholesterol levels may impair fertility in couples trying to achieve pregnancy.

What infertile women want? A helping hand

Cook her a meal to help with household chores or say “I love you” to reassure her emotionally as infertile women need support, not unsolicited advice.