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.

Decoded: Why chromosome errors are high in women`s eggs

Scientists have revealed, for the first time, the mystery behind why chromosome errors are high in women`s eggs.

Male contraceptive pills come closer to reality

A new breakthrough by an Australian scientist could finally make a male contraceptive a reality.

Nanoparticles to unravel mystery sperm defects behind infertility

Scientists at Oxford University have devised a way to use nanoparticles to probe the mechanisms underlying "mystery" cases of infertility.

How vegetables on your plate can put you at risk

A study has linked two pesticides with an increased risk of endometriosis, a condition affecting up to 10 percent of reproductive-age women.

Bangalore hospital to tackle rising infertility in cities

Isis Medicare and Research Centre, a city-based hospital which specialises in in vitro fertiliastion (IVF), maternity and paediatric care, plans to set up its facility in a dozen cities across the country to tackle rising infertility, especially among professionals.

Infertile woman gives birth after experimental ovary surgery

A new technique that coaxes an infertile woman`s ovaries into producing eggs again has resulted in the birth of a baby in Japan, international scientists said today.

Changing lifestyle, stress causing infertility: Survey

Changing lifestyle, stress and delayed marriages are leading to a rise in the incidence of infertility in India, a survey has found.