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Infertility

Experts say infertility treatment has left sperm science behind

Infertility is a significant global health problem, with specialists estimating that as many as one in six couples worldwide are affected.

Mar 12, 2018, 13:29 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

Asthma can affect your chances of pregnancy – Here's how

The researchers examined the data of women expecting their first babies in the early stages of pregnancy.

Feb 16, 2018, 18:52 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

Infertile women face higher death risk, says study

The study also found that infertility was not associated with an increased risk of ovarian cancer or endometrial cancers, although the results showed that women with infertility were 44 percent more likely to die of breast cancer.

Nov 02, 2017, 18:31 PM IST

Study associates infertility in women to higher risk of premature death

The study followed more than 78,000 women for 13 years, 14 percent of whom reported infertility, an inability to conceive for one year or more.

Oct 31, 2017, 10:49 AM IST

Beware, obese men! Undergoing bariatric surgery may make you less fertile

Researchers discussed the possible impact of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) on male reproductive capability.

Sep 09, 2017, 12:53 PM IST

Spending more time at gym can make men infertile

Long-term exhaustive exercises decreases sperm count and one`s potential for reproduction, said IVF experts.

Aug 17, 2017, 13:33 PM IST

Male infertility was 'treated' even in medieval times: Study

Researchers found that in 13th-15th century England male infertility was viewed as a possibility, not only among those who had studied medicine at a university and could read Latin but among less-educated sections of society reading texts in English.

Jul 30, 2017, 19:19 PM IST

World Embryologists Day: What causes infertily in women? Myths and facts about IVF

While infertility is a major issue among couples, there are many assistive reproductive technologies today which can help couples combat this problem. 

Jul 25, 2017, 15:31 PM IST

Have fertility problems? This app helps Kashmiri woman get pregnant after 7 years

Doctors at Sir Ganga Ram hospital in Delhi said a young Kashmiri woman who was unable to conceive for the last seven years became pregnant after receiving medical advices from them via a smartphone app.

Jul 21, 2017, 09:23 AM IST

'Ovarian tissue freezing' may provide hope for fertility treatment

The procedure which is still considered experimental involves removal and freezing of ovarian tissue for later use.

Jul 14, 2017, 18:49 PM IST

Men, beware! Exposure to noisy streets, air conditioners may increase male infertility

The scientists, from Seoul National University in the Republic of Korea, say it is important to consider noise when assessing environmental conditions that contribute to infertility.

Jun 29, 2017, 16:14 PM IST

Lactating without pregnancy? It may be a sign of infertility!

More than 75 percent of the women in this condition produce milk without being pregnant.

Jun 19, 2017, 15:16 PM IST

Hyderabad police bust 'illegal surrogacy' racket, rescue 46 pregnant women

The Hyderabad police on Saturday nabbed a surrogacy racket that has been active in the Sai Kiran Infertility Hospital here in Banjara Hills.

Jun 18, 2017, 11:29 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

Men, women who indulge in tobacco-use may be at risk of losing their fertility, warn doctors

Fertility experts have said tobacco and other types of narcotics can also cause occurrence of early menopause in women.

May 21, 2017, 14:40 PM IST

Fallopian tubes flush: The century-old infertility cure that's as effective as IVF

The technique, known as hysterosalpingography (HSG), is a dye test of the fallopian tubes conducted under X-ray, and involves flushing the woman's fallopian tubes with an iodised poppy seed oil.

 

May 19, 2017, 16:16 PM IST

Gynecologists showcase culinary talent to create awareness on infertility

In our fast paced life, many married couples in the urban space are faced with infertility. To create health awareness among people, NCR-based gynecologists came together under one roof to participate in a unique 'Master Chef Competition' here on Saturday on the eve of MOther's Day.

May 13, 2017, 21:53 PM IST