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10 days ago
IVF giant Bourn Hall to open 6 new centres in India

Gurgaon, July 15 (IANS) Global IVF giants Bourn Hall Clinics, whose founders were responsible for the conception of world's first test tube baby, on Friday announced that they have decided to open six more IVF centres in India in the coming years. The announcement was made during a conference organised by Bourn Hall Clinic here for the Indian IVF specialists over the new technologies bei...

21 days ago
Scratching womb lining may help couples trying to conceive

Wellington, July 4 (IANS) Scratching the lining of the womb may double the chances of a successful pregnancy, new research suggests. Endometrial scratch is a procedure used to help embryos implant more successfully after in-vitro fertilisation (IVF), intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) in patients who had failed cycles despite transfer of good quality embryos. The findings sh...

26 days ago
Chinese woman delivers baby from embryo frozen 18 years ago

Beijing, June 29 (IANS) A healthy baby girl was born in China from an embryo frozen 18 years ago, medical officials said on Wednesday. A 45-year-old woman gave birth to a girl, weighing 3,300 gm, in Jiangsu province on Monday. The embryo was implanted into her womb in November 2015, Xinhua news agency reported on Wednesday. She suffered from blocked fallopian tubes and tried to c...

26 days ago
Born in 24th week, Kerala twins survive against odds

Thrissur (Kerala) June 29 (IANS) In what is believed to be a first in the country, twins born prematurely in the 24th week have defied risks and survived to complete 38 weeks of their existence. Born to opthalmologist Sandhya and IT professional Rajeev, these two babies are all set to leave the hospital and go home, doctors said. The normal gestation period for human babies is between 37...

27 days ago
'Great Grand Masti' a family film, not vulgar: Urvashi Rautela

Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) Urvashi Rautela, the lead actress of Great Grand Masti, says it's a family film and is devoid of vulgarity. On the sidelines of a photoshoot for the Exhibit magazine, Urvashi spoke about Great Grand Masti and said: It is a family film, not at all vulgar. It's more inspired by 'Masti' (the first film in the series). The audiences can come in with their families and ...

27 days ago
My son looks exactly like me: Tusshar Kapoor after becoming father

Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Actor Tusshar Kapoor reveals that he has become a father to a son through in vitro fertilization procedure and says that his son Laksshya looks exactly like him. I wanted to be a father. I met Dr. Firuza Parikh and she suggested this procedure. I was in a hurry to become a father.. I am turning 40 in a few months, so I felt I was in the right stage to become a sing...

28 days ago
Tusshar Kapoor becomes single father through surrogacy

Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Actor Tushhar Kapoor, who is single, on Monday was thrilled to announce the arrival of his son, born last week through IVF and surrogacy. The baby has been named Laksshya. I am thrilled to be a father! The paternal instincts in me have been overpowering my heart and mind for some time now. Therefore, I am thrilled beyond words to have Laksshya, now the greatest sou...

1 month ago
IVF technique that cuts genetic disease risk found safe

London, June 11 (IANS) A groundbreaking IVF-based technique that reduces the risk of debilitating genetic disorders from being passed from mother to children has been found safe, researchers have reported. Published in the journal Nature, the scientists reported an in-depth analysis of human embryos created using the new technique designed to reduce the risk of mothers passing on mitoch...

1 month ago
PGS can prevent chromosomal abnormalities during IVF: Doctors

New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) To detect the possibility of chromosomal abnormalities in embryos during IVF treatment, doctors have suggested that women undergo Pre-implantation Genetic Screening (PGS), a process that ensures healthy baby during IVF. According to them, PGS is performed on a small embryo biopsy prior to transfer and identifies which embryos are chromosomally normal. Ch...

2 months ago
Homosexuality just a trend, says senior Swedish cleric

Stockholm, May 20 (IANS) Homosexuality is just a trend among young people and it's hard to remove yourself once you are in it, said a senior figure of the Church of Sweden, the world's largest Lutheran congregation. The controversial statement was made by Bruno Edgarsson, a head of the diocese's administrative board in the town of Vaxjo, southern Sweden, and a member of Sweden's Centre P...

2 months ago
Protein that could improve recurrent miscarriages treatments

London, May 16 (IANS) Identification of a protein involved in the development of the human placenta could improve treatments for recurrent miscarriages, say researchers. The study showed that a protein called Syncytin-1, which was the result of a viral infection of our primate ancestors 25 million years ago, is first secreted on the surface of a developing embryo even before it implants ...

2 months ago
Cancer on the rise among women in India: Experts

New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) At a time when cancer is fast spreading its tentacles globally owing to genetic, environment and lifestyle factors, India is also witnessing a steep rise in cancer cases and significantly, more and more women are falling prey to the emperor of all maladies, top health care providers stress. According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI) which is part of the US ...

2 months ago
Environmental pollution is biggest cause of asthma: Experts

New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) India has witnessed a huge rise in asthma in the past decade, especially among children, due to a spike in environmental pollution, experts have said. Asthma is a chronic respiratory disorder due to inflammation of the airways in our lungs. Some of the common symptoms of asthma include breathlessness, tightness in the chest, and night cough. Over 300 mill...

3 months ago
A gift of good health on this World Health Day

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) PlanMyMedicalTrip.com, a Pune based e-commerce platform that provides affordable medical services, has planned a gift of 'good health' for people across nine cities in India on the occasion of World Health Day on April 7. A host of medical procedures, tests and packages will be available at incredible discounts on World Health Day for residents in Pune, Mumbai, ...

3 months ago
Premature babies at higher risk of developing autism

Tokyo, April 1 (IANS) Premature babies are more likely to show lack of interest in social skills than infants born full-term, reveals a study adding that such babies are at higher risk of developing autism. The findings showed that premature birth is linked to lack of development of social communication skills, which ultimately leads to autism. Premature babies show a different a...

3 months ago
Premature babies at higher risk of developing autism

Tokyo, April 1 (IANS) Premature babies are more likely to show lack of interest in social skills than infants born full-term, reveals a study adding that such babies are at higher risk of developing autism. The findings showed that premature birth is linked to lack of development of social communication skills, which ultimately leads to autism. Premature babies show a different a...

4 months ago
Khloe Kardashian wanted baby to 'fix' her marriage

Los Angeles, March 25 (IANS) Reality TV personality Khloe Kardashian tried a fertility treatment so that she gets pregnant in order to fix her marriage with former basketball star Lamar Odom. But she is now relieved it did not work. On her show Kocktails With Khloe, she said: I do want to have a baby in life. I tried IVF and all that. At the time, I was like, 'Oh, I've got to have a baby...

4 months ago
Online start-ups helping foreign patients get best deals in India

New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The surge in foreign patients seeking Indian health facilities for specialised and cost-effective medical care has resulted in the mushrooming of online start-ups that help foreign nationals find the best treatment in the country. One such medical tourism start-up, PlanMyMedicalTrip.com, which was started nine years back, is now serving as a one-stop solution p...

4 months ago
IVF, often blamed for rise in twin births, could reduce it

New York, March 5 (IANS) Although it is partly the cause for the rise in twin birth rate in recent years, in vitro fertilisation (IVF) could also be the most promising solution to reducing unintended twin births, argues an expert from Brown University. The twin birth rate in the US has surged over the last 30 years, mostly because of reproductive technologies including in IVF. T...

5 months ago
Chrissy Teigen shuts down critics after IVF confession

Los Angeles, Feb 26 (IANS) Supermodel Chrissy Teigen has slammed people who are reaching for outrage over her In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) confession. On Wednesday morning, the supermodel revealed that she picked the sex of her upcoming child during IVF. I've made this decision, she said. Not only am I having a girl, but I picked the girl from her little embryo. I picked her and ...

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