Experts warn of malaria's adverse impact on reproductive health

Malaria can have a serious impact on reproductive health, experts said on the occasion of World Malaria Day Saturday, as they pointed out that, although rare, the disease can hamper semen quality in males and increase miscarriage risks in women.

'Upset' body clock may be possible reason behind recurrent miscarriages

A groundbreaking study has discovered how body clock genes can affect women's ability to have children.

52 percent Indians indulge in self-medication: Study

Fifty-two percent of Indians indulge in self-medication due to time constraints or with the perception of doing away with doctors' fees, a study said here on Tuesday.

Norway man jailed for slipping abortion pill in ex`s drink

 A court in Norway on Tuesday sentenced a man to six years in prison for slipping abortion pills into his ex-girlfriend`s drink and causing a miscarriage, Norwegian media reported.

Cricket World Cup: Zimbabwe fume over controversial John Mooney catch
Cricket World Cup: Zimbabwe fume over controversial John Mooney catch

Zimbabwe captain Brendan Taylor insisted his team had been victims of a World Cup miscarriage of justice on Saturday when Ireland fielder John Mooney held a crucial catch despite indications he had touched the boundary with his foot.

Vitamin B negates pesticide effects on fertility

Exposure to a common pesticide used to kill mosquitoes can increase the risk of early miscarriage in women, but those who have adequate levels of B vitamins in their bodies stay protected, new research says.

Suffered second miscarriage while dating Evans: Kelly Brook
Suffered second miscarriage while dating Evans: Kelly Brook

 Actress Kelly Brook has revealed she suffered a second miscarriage with former boyfriend Thom Evans.

Our surrogate suffered miscarriage: Giuliana Rancic

Television anchor Giuliana Rancic has revealed that her husband Bill Rancic and her surrogate suffered a miscarriage, nine weeks after she conceived.

Helpline for young mothers launched

A nationwide breastfeeding and miscarriage support helpline was launched here Tuesday to help educate young mothers.

Five things to avoid during pregnancy!

Being pregnant is one of the most exciting and beautiful times for women. But this golden phase of life needs to be handled with the utmost care as the body becomes so delicate and weak during this time.

Lindsay Lohan reveals having miscarriage on reality show finale

Lindsay Lohan has revealed on the finale of her reality show that she had a miscarriage while filming the documentary series.

Lily Allen `nearly died` after miscarriage

Lily Allen has said that she nearly died after she suffered a miscarriage in her sixth month of pregnancy in November 2010.

Passive smoking tied to higher miscarriage, stillbirth risk

Secondhand smoking is linked to pregnancy loss, including miscarriage, stillbirth and tubal ectopic pregnancy, a new research has warned.

Changes in lifestyle can help reduce risk of miscarriage

Researchers have suggested making a combination of lifestyle changes to reduce the risk of miscarriage.

Army closing Pathribal case `miscarriage of justice`: PDP

PDP on Friday termed Army`s closure of Pathribhal fake encounter case as "miscarriage of justice" and said developments like these make it difficult for people of Jammu and Kashmir to have trust in the state`s institutions.

Woman in Madhya Pradesh delivers 10 babies - all stillborn

In an extremely rare case, a 28-year-old woman in Madhya Pradesh delivered 10 babies - but all stillborn, a doctor said Monday.

Chances of conceiving through IVF `dwindle` after age 37

A new University of Aberdeen study has found that age can increase the risk of IVF failure in women in their mid-30s, and specifically from the age 37.

Exposure to chemical in plastic could lead to miscarriage

Exposure to bisphenol-A (BPA), a chemical that is found in plastic, could raise risk of miscarriage among women prone to that problem or having trouble getting pregnant.

Eating disorders increase risk of abortion and miscarriage

A new study has revealed that women with eating disorders are less likely to have children than others in their age group and are more likely to suffer from reproductive health problems.

New hope for women suffering from recurrent miscarriage

Researchers have brought out new data that could prove useful for advances in care for women suffering from recurrent miscarriage.