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Baby boy born four years after parents died in road accident

The Beijing News reported that a surrogate mother from Laos gave birth to the baby - four years after Shen Jie and Liu Xi died in a road accident in Yixing in China's Jiangsu Province. 

Apr 10, 2018, 19:13 PM IST

Researchers identify new drug that may extend women's fertility by 6 years

The team used a microscopic worm, Caenorhabditis elegans (C.elegans), as they share many of the genes as humans, including longevity genes.

Feb 24, 2018, 13:21 PM IST

Breakthrough: In a world's first, human eggs grown to maturity in lab

The technique holds promise specifically for women who have to go through sterilizing treatments such as chemotherapy.

Feb 09, 2018, 13:16 PM IST

Facing difficulties in conceiving? Try these simple diet tricks

Although, most gynecologist and physicians swear by the importance of good food during the pregnancy, only a few will tell you that going on a low carb diet will also increase your fertility.

Dec 25, 2017, 12:06 PM IST

Air pollution may lead to infertility among both men and women

According to a recent research, living within 200 meters of the main road can increase the risk of infertility by 11%. 

Nov 16, 2017, 09:33 AM IST

Not just women, men can give birth to babies too: Study

Those who have undergone gender reassignment surgery can consider the possibility of womb transplant which would allow them to carry babies in future.

Nov 05, 2017, 11:06 AM IST

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

 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

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

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!

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!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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!

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

Feb 09, 2017, 21:18 PM IST