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Scientists discover new way to isolate high-quality quality sperm to help improve IVF success rate
Health

Scientists discover new way to isolate high-quality quality sperm to help improve IVF success rate

Acoustic waves are mechanical waves that occur when pressure travels through a medium -- either solid, liquid or gas.

Assisted Reproductive Technology Regulation Bill addresses regulation lacunae in fertility industry, but its non-inclusiveness is troubling
India

Assisted Reproductive Technology Regulation Bill addresses regulation lacunae in fertility industry, but its non-inclusiveness is troubling

When it comes to women and their wombs, legislators don’t seem to understand the necessity of having well thought out, supportive — and timely — laws. The Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Regulation Bill 2020 is a case in point.

Kareena Kapoor Khan on reuniting with Akshay Kumar for Good Newwz and auditioning for Aamir Khan's Laal Singh Chadha
Entertainment

Kareena Kapoor Khan on reuniting with Akshay Kumar for Good Newwz and auditioning for Aamir Khan's Laal Singh Chadha

Kareena Kapoor Khan discusses reuniting with Aamir Khan for Laal Singh Chadha, returning to comedy, and playing a pregnant woman in Good Newwz.

Akshay Kumar on three consecutive hits in 2019 with Kesari, Mission Mangal, Housefull 4, and his hopes for Good Newwz
Entertainment

Akshay Kumar on three consecutive hits in 2019 with Kesari, Mission Mangal, Housefull 4, and his hopes for Good Newwz

Akshay Kumar says he moves on swiftly from one role to another, like he did from a comedy, Housefull 4 to another, Good Newwz, within two months.

Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome: A  fertility treatment side effect you need to know about before you sign up
Health

Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome: A fertility treatment side effect you need to know about before you sign up

One in 100 women who take hormone-based fertility treatments gets moderate to severe symptoms, but 33% get mild symptoms like bloating.

As an AP woman bears children at 74, ethics of fertility treatments and necessary restrictions must be grappled with
India

As an AP woman bears children at 74, ethics of fertility treatments and necessary restrictions must be grappled with

Fertility experts strongly feel that this growing trend of using IVF to satisfy the demands of over-aged parents is setting a detrimental precedent. The Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2017, which continues to lie in cold storage, is the only proposed legislation which deals with a situation like this.

A 74-year-old woman from Andhra Pradesh gives birth to twins: Why pregnancy after menopause isn’t as safe for everyone
Health

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
World

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.

Genetic risk tests are widely available, they could be harmful and aren't always useful
science

Genetic risk tests are widely available, they could be harmful and aren't always useful

New polygenic scores are calculated form hundreds and thousands of genetic markers from one's DNA

First baby born to three parents in a revolutionary new DNA-switching treatment
science

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.

The new frontier of egg freezing and delayed motherhood for women in India
science

The new frontier of egg freezing and delayed motherhood for women in India

Banking of eggs for pregnancy is often either a medical or social choice & is on the rise in India.

World's first CRISPR gene-edited babies claimed by Chinese researcher as success
science

World's first CRISPR gene-edited babies claimed by Chinese researcher as success

Society will decide what to do next in terms of allowing or forbidding such science: Researcher.

Michelle Obama lets loose blast of anger at Donald Trump in upcoming memoir 'Becoming' - out next week
World

Michelle Obama lets loose blast of anger at Donald Trump in upcoming memoir 'Becoming' - out next week

Michelle Obama says she felt "lost and alone" after suffering a miscarriage 20 years ago and she and Barack Obama underwent in vitro fertilization to conceive their two daughters.

Pune woman becomes grandmother to twins born using dead son's preserved semen
India

Pune woman becomes grandmother to twins born using dead son's preserved semen

A Pune-based woman became a grandmother to twins born via surrogacy methods using her son's cryo-preserved semen.

As confusion over surrogacy in India deepens, who cares about the surrogate mother?
Life

As confusion over surrogacy in India deepens, who cares about the surrogate mother?

With surrogate mothers being mistreated during recent raids on fertility clinics in Hyderabad, the spotlight is once again on the urgent need to have a proper regulatory body which will address the issue of surrogacy

Researchers train AI system to predict which IVF embryos will grow into healthy babies
News & Analysis

Researchers train AI system to predict which IVF embryos will grow into healthy babies

Scientists believe that computers could be better than human embryologists at choosing fertilised eggs that are most likely to result in a pregnancy.

Karan Johar's twins Yash and Roohi have this beautiful nursery, designed by Gauri Khan
Bollywood

Karan Johar's twins Yash and Roohi have this beautiful nursery, designed by Gauri Khan

Karan Johar shared a photo of the babies' nursery on Twitter, along with a thank you note for Gauri Khan

Surrogacy Bill: Male infertility 'ignored', let's see what politics is played around womb, says author Pinki Virani
India

Surrogacy Bill: Male infertility 'ignored', let's see what politics is played around womb, says author Pinki Virani

“This Bill moves the burden of surrogate birth from a paid-strange woman to an unpaid-known one within the exploitative confines of the family she is deemed as ‘married into’,” says Pinki Virani, author of Politics Of The Womb – The Perils Of IVF, Surrogacy & Modified Babies. The Surrogacy [Regulation] Bill 2016, post-introduction in Parliament, is currently being examined by a Rajya Sabha Standing Committee.

Pinki Virani on commercial surrogacy: 'Worst kind of patriarchy posing as pro-woman choice'
Life

Pinki Virani on commercial surrogacy: 'Worst kind of patriarchy posing as pro-woman choice'

In an interview with Firstpost, Pinki Virani speaks about her new book 'Politics of the Womb' and the un-discussed side of commercial surrogacy and IVF