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.

Fresh hope for infertile men

A new study has found that stem cells made from the skin of adult, infertile men yield primordial germ cells - cells that normally become sperm - when transplanted into the reproductive system of mice.

Three reasons why stress is bad for you!

Every human being experiences stress, which is a normal part of life. But, long-term exposure to stress can lead to serious health problems.

Yoga may be the answer to infertility

Too much stress may cause infertility among women, says a new research. An expert suggests that yoga and meditation could help in battling with the problem.

Cell phone radiation may lead to poorer sex life

Do you eat, sleep and drink your mobile phone, literally? Limit your WhatsApp or Facebook urge as men using cell phones for over four hours a day are at a greater risk of impotency than those who use it for less than two hours, an alarming research has indicated.

Stress may double woman`s risk of infertility

Stress can delay pregnancy and double the risk of infertility in women, scientists have warned.