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In-vitro fertilization

IIT-Hyderabad to research on how ageing conceptualised in IVF

The Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad (IIT-H) will undertake a study on the ways in which ageing is conceptualised within in-vitro fertilization (IVF) by researching on elderly couples conceiving and birthing children through the method, it was announced here on Monday.

Mar 27, 2018, 10:24 AM IST

Opting for IVF? Mediterranean diet may boost your chances of conception

The study, published in the journal Human Reproduction, focused on dietary patterns rather than individual nutrients, foods or food groups. 

Jan 31, 2018, 13:59 PM IST

New Mumbai IVF centre to cut infertility treatment cost

The treatment costs of various assisted reproduction techniques is very high and many times out of reach of a common man.

Jan 18, 2016, 23:22 PM IST

Mothers of IVF babies at increased risk of digestive disease

Women who give birth to babies using in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) are at increased risk of a chronic digestive disease.

Aug 11, 2015, 12:47 PM IST

NHRC notices to health ministry, ICMR over dubious IVF clinics

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday issued notices to the union health ministry and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) over media reports about dubious In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) clinics in Delhi.

Jun 05, 2015, 21:26 PM IST

Woman with small womb gives birth to twins

In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF), a form of assisted reproductive technology, proved to be a boon for 27-year-old Archana who, despite having a smaller womb and several health complication, gave birth to twins at a city hospital here.

May 15, 2015, 18:25 PM IST

Bill to regulate surrogacy, IVR soon in India; foreigners to be barred

The Australian couple's move to abandon one of their twins born via a surrogate mother in India has raised new controversy for Indian surrogacy while exposing the dark side of the booming industry in the country.

Oct 18, 2014, 05:54 AM IST

New low-cost IVF method could help couples in developing countries conceive

A new low-cost method of in-vitro fertilization developed at the University of Colorado Boulder may help thousands of infertile couples in developing countries.

Jul 09, 2013, 15:44 PM IST

IVF comes with risk of birth defect

In-vitro fertilization which came as a boon to infertile couples, is not without its flip side too, particularly birth defects.

Oct 21, 2012, 13:14 PM IST

Mother of world`s first test tube baby dies in UK

Lesley Brown, 64, the woman who gave birth to the world`s first test tube baby has died.

Jun 20, 2012, 22:02 PM IST

Mother of world`s first test tube baby dies in UK

Lesley Brown, 64, the woman who gave birth to the world`s first test tube baby has died.

Jun 20, 2012, 22:02 PM IST

Does acupuncture boost IVF success?

Acupuncture may help some women conceive through IVF, a new analysis of past research concludes.

Jan 30, 2012, 13:09 PM IST