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Breast cancer awareness month: How breast cancer affects fertility
Future reproductive worries have grown to be a significant area of discussion in the diagnosis and care of newly diagnosed young cancer patients. Patients are asked about their plans to have children before beginning cancer treatment
Stigma surrounding IVF and the reality behind it
Infertility continues to be stigmatised and women continue to be discriminated against, putting them under enormous emotional strain
A 74-year-old woman from Andhra Pradesh gives birth to twins: Why pregnancy after menopause isn’t as safe for everyone
Erramatti Mangayamma, 74, became the oldest woman in the world to give birth to twins on Thursday in a nursing home in Guntur city, Andhra Pradesh.
First test tube baby born on this day in 1978 to an infertile couple in Manchester
In December of 2006, the first test-tube baby Louise Brown gave birth to a boy, who was conceived naturally.
First baby born to three parents in a revolutionary new DNA-switching treatment
This technique was developed to help mothers who had failed multiple times to conceive through IVF.
28-year-old woman gives birth in Pune after undergoing uterus transplant; doctor says first such case in country
Meenakshi Walan delivered a baby girl at Galaxy Care Hospital in Pune, where she had undergone the transplant earlier, through a cesarean delivery.
Organ transplant from animals may increase life span of humans but could risk quality of health
The increasing demand for organs, tissues, and cells, and the dearth of available human organs, have focused scientific interest in taking organs from animals.
UK becomes the first country to offer three- parent gene therapy
Britain's fertility regulator on Thursday gave the green light for the country to become the first in the world to legally offer "three-parent baby" fertility gene therapy.
IVF, often blamed for rise in twin births, could reduce it
In vitro fertilisation (IVF) could also be the most promising solution to reducing unintended twin births, argues an expert from Brown University
It's a girl! 54-year-old US woman gives birth to daughter's baby through surrogacy
In a carefully planned surrogacy, a 54-year-old grandmother in the US has given birth to her daughter's baby, honouring a vow to her sibling who suffered three heartbreaking miscarriages.
UK becomes first country to allow IVF babies conceived with DNA from 3 parents
British lawmakers voted in favour of making the UK the first country in the world to allow IVF children conceived with DNA from three parents.
Test tube babies: Scientists seek a simpler, cheaper technique for IVF
European and American scientists say a simplified version of the entire procedure aimed at developing countries could be done for about 200 euros ($265) with generic fertility drugs and basic lab equipment that would fit inside a shoebox.
Birth defects more common in IVF babies
The researchers — whose findings were published in the journal Fertility and Sterility — did not determine why fertility treatments are tied to a higher risk of birth defects or whether the technology is even responsible.
Baby boy for Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao
The baby was born through IVF to a surrogate mother on 1 December at a private clinic in Mumbai.