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Scientists have found a way to deliver PIN1 protein to the testes in an effort to treat infertility in men
Health

Scientists have found a way to deliver PIN1 protein to the testes in an effort to treat infertility in men

More studies are required before this technique could be used for treating infertility in human males.

PCOS Awareness Month 2020 dedicated to a common hormonal disorder that affects 10% of women worldwide
World

PCOS Awareness Month 2020 dedicated to a common hormonal disorder that affects 10% of women worldwide

Around 40 percent of women diagnosed with PCOS also suffer from depression and self-esteem issues after diagnosis.

Sperm cells have fooled scientists for centuries: They don't 'swim', they move as their tails 'spin'
science

Sperm cells have fooled scientists for centuries: They don't 'swim', they move as their tails 'spin'

Sperm 'drills' into the fluid like a spinning top by rotating around itself whilst its tilted axis rotates around the centre.

Endometriosis, a chronic disorder women often pass off as normal period pain
Health

Endometriosis, a chronic disorder women often pass off as normal period pain

Globally, endometriosis affects an estimated 176 million women - many of whom believe that the excruciating pain they live with is normal period pain.

Infertility in young women may have driven the Neanderthals to their extinction
science

Infertility in young women may have driven the Neanderthals to their extinction

Fossils are scarce and the answer to why the women started having fewer babies is still up for debate.

World Tuberculosis Day 2019: TB infection can cause infertility in men and women
science

World Tuberculosis Day 2019: TB infection can cause infertility in men and women

Pelvic TB largely affects women in their childbearing year and is diagnosed during tests for infertility.

Semen frozen for 50 years used to breed 34 healthy lambs in breakthrough study
science

Semen frozen for 50 years used to breed 34 healthy lambs in breakthrough study

Amazingly, the sperm resulted in birth rates comparable to semen frozen for 12 months.

Family planning too limited in scope to cover gender justice; women's sexual and reproductive health a human rights issue
India

Family planning too limited in scope to cover gender justice; women's sexual and reproductive health a human rights issue

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights is not limited to women and girls but they are at the forefront of disproportionate consequences of lack of information and services.

Blanket ban on commercial surrogacy eliminates aspect of privacy; unfair to couples who marry late, homosexuals
India

Blanket ban on commercial surrogacy eliminates aspect of privacy; unfair to couples who marry late, homosexuals

There is no doubt that this $1-billion industry needs to be regulated, but banning commercial surrogacy entirely might not be the way.

Choice of underwear could affect sperm count, a new fertility study finds
science

Choice of underwear could affect sperm count, a new fertility study finds

Men who frequently wore boxers showed higher fertility rates than those wearing briefs or jockeys.

Nine Months: How modern lifestyles could be lowering couples' chances of conceiving
Life

Nine Months: How modern lifestyles could be lowering couples' chances of conceiving

Nine Months is a visual how-to survival guide that brings experience, knowledge and perspective to mothers so they can follow a reliable and singular narrative on pregnancy and parenting

Surrogacy Regulation Bill: Parliamentary panel report highlights legislation's draconian, paternalistic nature
India

Surrogacy Regulation Bill: Parliamentary panel report highlights legislation's draconian, paternalistic nature

The Committee pointed out certain observations that show the draconian nature of Surrogacy Bill, which is based on impractical presumptions.

International Women's Day: Jane Eyre learns about PCOS
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International Women's Day: Jane Eyre learns about PCOS

Bertha is given some medical attention and a few years of learning how to successfully manage PCOS, she decides to try on some holistic methods as well.

Why some women can't conceive? Researchers find new reasons
Life

Why some women can't conceive? Researchers find new reasons

Researchers have found that endometriosis — a chronic condition affecting around 10 per cent of women — may be the reason behind their difficulty in getting pregnant

Freezing time: What career women need to know about preserving their fertility
Life

Freezing time: What career women need to know about preserving their fertility

Women need no longer sacrifice their careers for the sake of starting a family, as procedures like freezing eggs allow women to prolong fertility

Nearly half of infertile people don't seek medical help, finds study
Life

Nearly half of infertile people don't seek medical help, finds study

One in eight women and one in ten men are infertile, yet nearly half of them have not sought medical help, according to a new study.

Cheaper than France and London, Spain becomes the epicentre of infertility treatment
Life

Cheaper than France and London, Spain becomes the epicentre of infertility treatment

Spain has some 200 gynaecological centres, more than any other European nation. The infertility treatment sector earned 365 million euros in 2014.

Breast cancer gene mutation may hamper fertility, finds new study
Life

Breast cancer gene mutation may hamper fertility, finds new study

Women with a specific gene mutation that is known to increase the breast cancer risk may also have fewer eggs in their ovaries

Fertility treatments may up breast density, cancer risk: Study
Life

Fertility treatments may up breast density, cancer risk: Study

Infertility and hormonal fertility treatments are likely to influence the amount of dense tissue in the breast and up the risk of breast cancer, warns study

Genital tuberculosis leading to infertility in Indian women, say doctors
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Genital tuberculosis leading to infertility in Indian women, say doctors

If reports are to be believed, there is a new type of tuberculosis that is spreading fast in India. Doctors have said that genital tuberculosis is emerging as a major health issue that is the cause of infection leading to infertility among 25 to 30 percent of women in India.