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Test-tube Babies: Mood Swings are Key to Fertility Choice

Doctors exploring choices made by childless couples facing in-vitro fertility (IVF) treatment said Tuesday they had uncovered important clues about mood swings that heavily influenced a life-altering decision. IVF, sometimes called 'test-tube baby' treatment, entails retrieving eggs from the woman'...

Embryo Protection Law in Germany

...er of procedures from 84,819 in 2002 to 102,426 as couples rushed to take advantage of the existing funding a...e million inhabitants is highest in Denmark, where couples are entitled to at least three free cycles of fertility treatment, with 2,128 cycles per million in ...

Will Seven Be the Lucky Number for Las Vegas Newlyweds?

...ital bliss. In the wedding capital of the world, couples are lining up to get married on Saturday, July 7, ...s Little White Chapel. An estimated record 3,000 couples have applied for marriage licenses in Clark County on Saturday, cramming the schedule at the 40 or s...

Womens Mood Plays a Key Role in Infertility Treatment

... lead to better understanding of the importance of couples emotional health during IVF treatment, and the effect this has on their decision-making. A reduction in the incidence of multiple pregnancies with IVF requires the transfer of fewer, and ideally only one, embryo (single embryo transfer, or SET). Ho...

Women are the Real Bosses at Home

... behaviour. The study, which examined 72 married couples from Iowa, found that wives, on average, display g...e researchers requested participation from married couples in and around the Iowa State campus. On average, spouses were around 33 years of age and had been ma...

777 Couples Married on 7.07.07

...the imagination of the world. In Singapore, 777 couples were to tie the knot on 7 July 2007 a date that doesnt repeat itself in a century. The Chinese and the Indian calendar consider the date 7.07.07 a very auspicious day. Jane Lim and Keith Chua were dating for nine years before they decided t...

Vegas Couples Hope Sevens Will Be Lucky Wedding Day

...ignificance or in the simple fun of it, some 3,000 couples married Saturday in Clark County. "The great demand for 7/7/07 is definitely because couples feel that it will be lucky to be married on this day and particularly in Las Vegas," Foote said. S...

Divorce Leaves Women Significantly Worse Off Financially Than Men

...e very rare cases. In run-of-the-mill cases, where couples earn between 20,000 pounds and 30,000 pounds, both men and women are normally worse off. They have to sell the family home, their standard of living goes down, men often have to pay maintenance and women have to work to supplement their incomes," he ...

Genetics is Not the Reason for Family Break-ups

...break-ups experienced by the offspring of divorced couples . This is the first study to look at genetics as a reason in the higher-than-usual divorce rate among children of divorced parents. The researchers found that the parents' divorce itself, played a key role in the failed unions. Children of divorc...

Gay Pride Attracts Tens of Thousands in Rome

...government to fast-track plans to grant homosexual couples legal status and override Vatican objections . T... law, which would also give unmarried heterosexual couples more rights, has met with strong opposition from conservatives and centre-left Catholics in parliame...

Children Born After PGD as Healthy as Kids Born After ART

...ogies (ART) without PGD. PGD is a new option for couples at risk of transmitting genetic diseases. Instead of carrying out a prenatal diagnosis followed by a termination of pregnancy, in vitro fertilisation (IVF) with intracytoplasmic sperm injection (where a sperm is injected directly into an egg) is perf...

Australian PM Says No to Same-sex Marriage

...so found that 71 percent believe same-sex de facto couples should be entitled to the same legal rights as the... the 21st century here, not last century: same sex couples should have the same rights as other couples and the Australian public want it that way," he said. ...

Protein Targets for Carcinogenesis

...n cooperates with an so-called Ub ligase (E3) that couples Ub to a specific target protein. However, Dikic and colleagues discovered that certain proteins can be ubiquitinated independently of E3 ligases which caused a stir among experts. A prerequisite for the E3-independent reaction is the presence of a ...

Afghan Couple Turn to Indian Sperm Banks for Help

...ene in Delhi, told the BBC that at least 25 Afghan couples have recently sought his help. 'Sometimes a wom...ynecologist, Helai Gupta, has been treating Afghan couples for infertility for the last eight years. Dr Gupta said the number of Afghan couples seeking dono...

Its too Little, Not too Much Work That can Make a Marriage Collapse!

...aying. They found that though 1.7 percent of the couples separated regardless of whether the husband was working 35 to 40 hours, more than 50 hours, or more than 70 hours, the number of broken marriages increased to 2.7 percent when men worked shorter hours. This is because, Dr Wooden, due to the fact th...

Germany, Greece Hold Gay Rights Marches

...ion which he said discriminated against homosexual couples and called for them to receive the same state benefits as heterosexual couples. The annual march commemorates the June 1969 clashes between homosexuals and police in New York's Christopher Street. In Athens, 1,000 people marched in central Athens a...

Italy's Divorce Rate Jumps 74 Percent in 10 Years

...rces in the south. In 1995, 158 of 1,000 married couples were separated and 80 were divorced. A decade later, the figures had swelled to 272 separations and 151 divorces....

Indian-born Australian Scientist Wins Award for Stem Cell Research

...These cells come from embryos donated by infertile couples that have agreed to let their excess embryos be used in stem cell research. Sidhu says: "These lines could eventually lead to safer treatments for conditions such as diabetes, Parkinson's disease, spinal cord injury and even breast cancer." Hai...

Church Weddings for Gays Soon a Reality in Sweden

Sweden, already a pioneer in giving same-sex couples the right to adopt children, looks set to allow ga...us blessings of their civil unions, since most gay couples prefer to wait and see if a new marriage law will enter into force in January....

Hundreds of Thousands Attend Madrid Gay Pride Parade

...uality." The throng was made up of young people, couples and families as well as transvestites and drag queens, dancing to deafening music from the floats under the shadow of rainbow flags. But amid the fun was a serious message -- to put pressure on the new French government over its opposition to gay m...

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