fertility

Bihar fertility rate reduced by boosting education among girls: Nitish Kumar

Bihar fertility rate reduced by boosting education among girls: Nitish Kumar

Kumar, who was speaking at Teachers Day function here, said it has been found in studies in the country that if the wife is a matriculate than the fertility rate will be 2 and this has been the situation in Bihar.

Sep 05, 2017, 20:42 PM IST
Chemicals in yoga mats may disrupt your fertility

Chemicals in yoga mats may disrupt your fertility

 If you are planning to undergo fertility treatment, avoiding products like yoga mats may help, as those with flame retardant chemicals can disrupt in-vitro fertilisation (IVF), a study has claimed.

Aug 26, 2017, 18:55 PM IST
Men, pay attention! Irregular working hours may make you infertile

Men, pay attention! Irregular working hours may make you infertile

Sleep loss has always been linked to various disorders, some of them being obesity and heart disease.

Jun 17, 2017, 10:49 AM IST
Hope for infertile couples as new sperm radar test may improve fertility diagnosis

Hope for infertile couples as new sperm radar test may improve fertility diagnosis

The new Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy technique works like radar by firing pulses of energy at the sperm sample inside a scanner and then listening to the echoed signal by the molecules in response.

May 24, 2017, 18:22 PM IST
3-D printed ovaries could help cancer survivors have healthy children!

3-D printed ovaries could help cancer survivors have healthy children!

The bioprosthetic ovaries was constructed of 3-D printed scaffolds that house immature eggs and found to successfully boost hormone production as well as restore fertility in mice.

May 17, 2017, 18:47 PM IST
Diet soda's, other aerated drinks are putting your fertility at risk!

Diet soda's, other aerated drinks are putting your fertility at risk!

Doctors also said most of the soft drinks are caffeinated and contain fructose, which are associated with a higher risk of ovulatory disorders and infertility among women. 

May 07, 2017, 20:37 PM IST
New testicle repair cells may offer fertility hope

New testicle repair cells may offer fertility hope

The researchers found that the newly-discovered cells -- known as Miwi2-expressing cells -- were able to repair injury, highlighting their critical role in regeneration.

May 06, 2017, 15:17 PM IST
Planning your family? Try these popular fertility apps

Planning your family? Try these popular fertility apps

Infertility is an alarming issue among young couples. So, have you ever imagined of an app that can help you to plan your family properly.

Apr 17, 2017, 11:05 AM IST
Revealed: Genetic details of controversial technique used to create world's first three-parent baby

Revealed: Genetic details of controversial technique used to create world's first three-parent baby

Now, after months of intense debate and speculation, the researchers has revealed more details about the child's conception in a paper published in the journal Reproductive BioMedicine Online (RBMO).

Apr 03, 2017, 16:10 PM IST
This smartphone device tests male fertility with 98% accuracy - Watch

This smartphone device tests male fertility with 98% accuracy - Watch

The new test utilises the advancements in consumer electronics and microfabrication. A disposable microchip with a capillary tip and a rubber bulb is used for simple, power-free semen sample handling.

Mar 23, 2017, 15:41 PM IST
Gene mutation linked to unexplained female infertility

Gene mutation linked to unexplained female infertility

Researchers, led by an Indian-origin scientists, have identified a gene mutation that may cause low reproductive success and fertility in women.

Mar 22, 2017, 23:32 PM IST
Failed pregnancy through IVF may elevate risk of heart disease in women

Failed pregnancy through IVF may elevate risk of heart disease in women

For the study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, the team looked at data on 28,442 women under age 50 who underwent fertility therapy in Ontario.

Mar 16, 2017, 19:44 PM IST
Want to have a healthy baby? Here's why age matters for men as well

Want to have a healthy baby? Here's why age matters for men as well

The quality of a man's sperm decreases with age, after 30, most men begin to experience a drop in testosterone. 

Mar 14, 2017, 10:59 AM IST
Women who lift heavy loads at work are at risk of infertility!

Women who lift heavy loads at work are at risk of infertility!

However, the mechanism by which moving or lifting heavy loads could affect egg quality is still unknown.

Feb 09, 2017, 21:18 PM IST
Trying to conceive? Avoid rotational shifts, heavy lifting

Trying to conceive? Avoid rotational shifts, heavy lifting

New study suggests that women who are planning pregnancy should be cognizant of the potential negative impacts that non-day shift and heavy lifting could have on their reproductive health.

Feb 08, 2017, 15:56 PM IST
Obese couples may take 50% longer to achieve pregnancy

Obese couples may take 50% longer to achieve pregnancy

Couples in which both partners are obese may take over 50 per cent longer to achieve pregnancy, compared to their non-obese counterparts, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin.

Feb 03, 2017, 21:48 PM IST
Yo Sperm test – Men can now check their fertility using smartphone-powered home kit

Yo Sperm test – Men can now check their fertility using smartphone-powered home kit

The Yo Sperm test works through an app and a microscope attachment that covers the phone's camera and flash, enabling men to keep a check their reproductive health without having to go to the clinic.

Jan 20, 2017, 14:20 PM IST
Cancer drug may help increase the number of new eggs in women: Study

Cancer drug may help increase the number of new eggs in women: Study

 A new study has revealed that a treatment with cancer drug may help increase the number of young eggs in women's ovaries.

Dec 06, 2016, 22:09 PM IST

Trying to conceive? Watch out for these signs of infertility!

Here are some things that can make you infertile or affect your chances of having a healthy baby.

Sep 25, 2016, 07:03 AM IST

High stress during ovulation window may affect chances of conception

Higher levels of stress in women may reduce their chance to conceive a baby, a study has found.

Sep 13, 2016, 21:38 PM IST