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Discourage Less Educated Women from Conceiving , Says New Zealand Academic

...ce, and science may give us something that renders conception impossible unless you take an antidote," he said. "You could of course have a chemical in the water supply and have to take an antidote. If you had contraception made easier by progress, then every child is a wanted child." Free bottled water con...

Twin Brother may Reduce Sister's Fertility by 25 Percent

...as chosen because advanced healthcare and assisted conception treatments like IVF could have skewed fertility data on modern Western societies. It was observed that of 754 twins, females with a twin brother were 25 per cent less likely to have children than females with a twin sister. The researchers also not...

Low Test Scores Of Children Linked To Their Date Of Conception

...should be no reasons particularly why the month of conception should change your (test) scores. Yet from our chain of evidence our hypothesis was that if pesticides do alter the friendly environment of the developing fetus than that might be reflected in lower scores. And unfortunately that's what we found, Win...

FDA Approves Birth Control Pill for Continuous Use

...ely used in birth-control pills. The pill prevents conception by halting menstrual period indefinitely. The first ever contraception pill to put off periods altogether when taken without a break, Lybrel was approved by the FDA Tuesday. Standard birth control pills have a 21-days on, and a 7-days off regimen ...

Sheep Offer Model for Undernourishment in Pregnant Teen Girls

...rs of growth and nutritional status at the time of conception and at mid-pregnancy, and the use of ultrasound to detect whether placental growth and function have been perturbed, may prove beneficial in the optimal management of adolescent pregnancies."...

Discovery in Male Mice Gives Hope in Providing Clues to Find Infertility in Men

...in only one set of chromosomes that combine during conception and create an embryonic cell with two chromosome sets, one from each parent. The mutation leads to a change in an amino acid in Dmc1 that blocks meiosis in its tracks, preventing sperm production. The mutant allele (one version of the pair of genes...

Researchers Study Safety of Assisted Reproductive Technologies

...n, about 10 days past conception. “We must make conception by assisted reproductive technologies as safe, or ...new study indicates that these methods of in vitro conception are not disrupting naturally occurring processes that are required to direct proper embryonic and fe...

Pregnant? Check Your Thyroid Secretion!

...rrhea when hypothyroidism is severe. Ovulation and conception may be hindered due to associated changes. Hyperthyroidism may be the cause behind irregular or absent menses and infertility. Experts suggest that patients undergoing investigation for menstrual problems or infertility should also be checked for...

Gender Of Children May Be Linked To Risk Of Prostate Cancer

...chromosome might not only affect the likelihood of conception of male offspring but also lead to cancer development. Chris Hiley , head of policy and research of the Prostate Cancer Charity said: "This is an interesting study - it certainly attracts the attention, but it doesn't yet translate into useful advi...

Young Survivors of Breast Cancer can Plan a Family After Completing Treatment

...women with localized disease and a good prognosis, conception six months after treatment is unlikely to reduce survival.' The two-year delay is recommended as a safeguard in cases of reappearance of cancer or to enable time for the completion of treatment, especially after surgery. The waiting period is manda...

Underweight Moms: Weighed Down by the Risk of Miscarriages

... pregnant woman, previous history of difficulty in conception or a previous miscarriage, also increases the risks in a woman. Alcohol intake, drinking caffeinated beverages, and smoking, is frowned upon by many experts. But the study, says that the influence of these food habits are still vague. 72% of underwei...

Dartmouth researchers zero-in on a gene that heightens muscle performance

...iver gene in muscles," he says, "is a shift in the conception of the biochemistry of muscle metabolism, since many enzyme genes are thought to only be active in just one tissue." Other authors on the paper include Laura Barré, Christine Richardson, and Steven Fiering, all at Dartmouth; Michael Hirshman and La...

Pregnant Women With Lupus Are At Greater Risk

...us has been dormant for at least six months before conception are at low risk for developing active systemic lupus during pregnancy and therefore are at least somewhat less likely than women whose disease is active to experience health complications. However, all women with systemic lupus do face elevated ris...

Iron intake reduces risk of infertility

...rtain building blocks in order to ovulate and have conception and fertilization and all that, so it does make sense that you'd want to have good nutrition overall," Wu explained. "What the exact mix of nutrients is, no one knows." GYT...

Folic Acid Supplements Could Help Conception

...00 women for the first time revealed that it helps conception too, reported online edition of Daily Mail. In the study, US researchers analysed the progress of 18,500 nurses hoping to become pregnant over an eight-year period in the 1990s. They found 13 percent experienced difficulties, with one in five of tho...

India To Launch Sex Education And Drug Awareness In Schools Soon

...tales that surround sexuality, sexual development, conception and childbirth, forthright explanations of sexually transmitted diseases,HIV Infection/AIDS, drug abuse, sexual abuse and the like. . Partnering in this vision to free the younger generation in India from the ignominy of walloping in darkness and s...

Prenatal Multivitamins to prevent risk of Brain Tumors In Kids

...se mothers took multivitamins close to the time of conception seemed less likely to suffer medulloblastoma and p...se mothers took multivitamins close to the time of conception seemed less likely to suffer medulloblastoma and primitive neuroectodermal tumours of the brain," sa...

HPV Could Hamper Success Rates of In Vitro Fertilization

...o tested positive for HPV had only a 50% chance of conception through the IVF method, as compared to those who did not test positive for HPV. It is estimated that there exists atleast 100 varieties of HPV. Papillomaviruses belong to the broad range of DNA-based viruses that are known to spark an infection in th...

Government Failed to Prevent Rising Teen Pregnancies

...ge pregnancies.// The campaign has neither reduced conception nor abortion rates. Besides this the government has been accused of fuelling record levels of sexually transmitted diseases. From 2002 it has been reported that the Government has spent £ 138million on its Teenage Pregnancy Strategy that gives te...

Intake of vitamin E during pregnancy influences asthma risk in kids

...d 1999. Evaluation of maternal dietary intake from conception and medical histories associated with asthma, wheezing and related respiratory issues were done. The same details were collected from their kids up to the age of 5. The team found that there was no connection between an increased wheezing or asthm...

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