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Pregnant? Your BP may tell gender of your baby

Pregnant? Your BP may tell gender of your baby

The research led by Dr Ravi Retnakaran, endocrinologist at Mount Sinai Hospital in Canada, found that higher blood pressure was an indication that a boy was more likely to be conceived, however, women with lower blood pressure tended to give birth to a girl.

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Make prenatal sex tests compulsory: Maneka Gandhi

Union minister Maneka Gandhi has that for saving girl child sex determination test should be made compulsory so that women pregnant with a girl child could be tracked and female infanticide could be stopped.

Sex determination: Supreme Court asks Google, Yahoo, Microsoft to respond

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked search engines like Google India, Yahoo India and Microsoft Corporation (I) Pvt Ltd to respond to the allegations that they were violating Indian laws and a court order by not blocking advertisements on sex determination of a foetus.

Maneka Gandhi says her remarks on sex determination tests 'personal'

Facing criticism over her remarks favouring legality to sex determination tests, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Thursday told Rajya Sabha that it was her "personal view" and "not a policy statement".

Views on making sex determination tests legal are personal: Maneka

Under fire for her remarks making sex determination tests legal, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Thursday told Rajya Sabha that it was her "personal view" and "not a policy statement".

CPI(M) demands Ramdev's prosecution under two laws

CPI(M) on Friday demanded prosecution of yoga guru Ramdev for allegedly branding of a medicine manufactured by his pharmacy as one which helps conceiving a male child under laws on sex determination and consumer protection.

Child sex-ratio in India has gone down: Harsh Vardhan

Despite a law to curb female foeticide, the child sex-ratio in India has gone down over the last 20 years, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Monday.

New genetic basis for sex determination discovered

Not just the X and Y chromosome but a subset of very small genes also play a key role in differentiating male and female tissues in the fruit fly, researchers reported.

Gender test allegations against Shah Rukh Khan baseless: BMC tells HC

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) today informed the Bombay High Court that it has conducted an inquiry and found baseless the allegations levelled against actor Shah Rukh Khan and his wife Gauri Khan of conducting pre-birth sex determination tests of their surrogate son AbRam

`No one punished in UP for sex determination in 20 years`

Not a single person has been punished since the enactment of Prohibition of Sex selection Act 20 years ago in Uttar Pradesh.

Doctor booked for conducting sex determination tes

A lady doctor was detained and her clinic raided for allegedly conducting sex determination tests, a district health official said Wednesday.

Doctor arrested for conducting sex determination tests in UP

A doctor was arrested for allegedly conducting sex determination tests on pregnant women, health officials said on Tuesday.

Health experts want strict implementation of PCPNDT Act

Health experts and activists have sought concrete steps for strict implementation of PCPNDT Act.

Rajasthan to set up 7 courts to try sex-determination test cases

Rajasthan govt has notified the setting up of 7 new courts for speedy disposal of pending cases under the Prohibition of Sex-Selection Act-1994.

Sex determination: Doctor couple`s bail cancelled

The bail granted to doctor couple from Parli in an illegal sex determination sting operation case of 2010 has been cancelled by the court.

Maha govt seeks Aamir`s support to save girl child

Maharashtra government has sought the support of Bollywood star Aamir Khan in their campaign against sex determination and female foeticide.