Fertilizer

  • Australian team of doctors help infertile woman conceive, create IVF history 03-09-2013 08:47 AM

    In a world first, an infertile Australian woman has conceived after growing new eggs in ovarian tissue transplanted into her abdomen, a breakthrough doctors say has the potential to revolutionise fertility treatment. The woman, known only by her first name, Vali, is nearly 26 weeks pregnant with twins after previously...
  • Childless couples taught how to get babies 18-08-2013 02:46 PM

    Surinder Pal, 38, married Sushma Pal, 35, 12 years ago, but the couple were longing for their little bundle of joy. The distraught couple recently saw a glimmer of hope when they attended a counselling session at a Delhi hospital on the right ways to have a baby. The psychosexual...
  • 14 bodies recovered from Texas plant blast site 20-04-2013 04:48 PM

    Houston: The death toll in the massive fertilizer plant explosion in Texas has risen to 14, with US investigators announcing they had nearly finished search and rescue efforts. Two days after the West Fertilizer Company fertilizer facility exploded in the US town of West, Texas, the residents were grappling with...
  • US: At least 5 dead in Texas plant explosion 18-04-2013 03:39 PM

    West Texas: Police in Texas say between five and 15 people were killed in a fertilizer plant explosion that also injured more than 160 others. Waco police Sgt William Patrick Swanton said on early Thursday morning that the death toll is only an estimate as search and rescue operations remain...
  • US: 2 dead, 100 injured in Texas fertilizer plant explosion 18-04-2013 08:09 AM

    Waco: A massive explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco on Wednesday killed two and injured more than 100 people, leaving the factory a smoldering ruin and leveling buildings for blocks in every direction. The explosion at West Fertilizer in West, a community about 20 miles north of Waco, happened...
  • Half of Indians with erectile dysfunction are diabetic 12-11-2012 09:30 AM

    New Delhi: Diabetes is emerging as a leading cause of erectile dysfunction among Indian men. A recent study says that nearly half of Indian men above the age of 40 years suffering from the condition are diabetic. The study conducted by Alpha One Andrology Group - an association of doctors...
  • UP expressway scam: builders get land cheap 20-07-2011 07:34 PM

    New Delhi: It could be India's biggest land controversy. CNN-IBN exposes how the Uttar Pradesh government has turned rich agricultural land next to waterways into expressways in violation of all norms. Over 30,000 hectares of rich fertile agricultural land is being handed over to private real estate developers. Eight major...
  • Antioxidants 'boost male fertility' 19-07-2011 12:26 PM

    Melbourne: Dietary antioxidants can boost male fertility - at least in crickets, say scientists. A new study by the University of Western Australia and Monash University has found a combination of antioxidants can provide the best weapon to boost the health of sperm in males, the 'Ecology Letters' journal reported....
  • Fertile women can tell straight from gay 24-06-2011 10:29 AM

    Toronto: A woman can more accurately tell whether a guy is gay or straight by looking at his face during her most fertile period. "This suggests that fertility influences a heterosexual woman's attention to potential mates rather than merely increasing sensitivity to sexual orientation or nonverbal cues more generally," says...
  • 'Octomom' fertility doctor loses medical license 02-06-2011 11:46 AM

    Los Angeles: The fertility doctor who helped California's so-called Octomom have her eight babies had his license revoked on Wednesday by the state's medical board. The board said in a report that Beverly Hills doctor Michael Kamrava committed gross negligence by making "an excessive number of embryo transfers" into Nadya...
  • Rich, educated Indians aborting girl child 24-05-2011 05:29 PM

    Hong Kong: Up to 12 million girls were aborted over the last three decades in India by parents that tended to be richer and more educated, a large study in India found, and researchers warned that the figure could rise with falling fertility rates. The missing daughters occurred mostly in...
  • Now, test-tube sperm to improve fertility 24-03-2011 04:15 PM

    London: For the first time, scientists have grown sperms in a test-tube which are capable of fertilizing eggs, a breakthrough which they say could help millions of infertile men fulfil their dreams of fatherhood. Researchers at Yokohama City University in Japan who used stem cells from mice and cultured sperm...
  • Spider venom may be the new Viagra 08-03-2011 07:34 PM

    London: Next time you spot a spider in your bedroom, don't panic, as scientists say one of their species may actually help boost a man's libido. A single bite from the Brazilian wandering spider has been shown to have side-effects including four-hour long erections. Now, researchers at the Medical College...
  • When it comes to male fertility, size matters! 04-03-2011 01:28 PM

    Washington: When it comes to male fertility, it turns out that size does matter. The dimension in question is not penis or testicle size, but a measurement known as anogenital distance, or AGD. Men whose AGD is shorter than the median length -- around 2 inches (52 mm) -- have...
  • Direct cash subsidy on fuel, fertilizers 28-02-2011 12:32 PM

    New Delhi: Concerned over the misuse of subsidies provided under various schemes, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said the government will provide a direct cash subsidy on kerosene and fertilisers to the poor from March next year. "To ensure greater cost efficiency and better delivery for both kerosene and...
  • Female birds can retard fertility loss 23-01-2011 05:55 PM

    Washington: In birds like in humans, female fertility declines with age. Some female birds can slow their declining fertility by choosing the right mates. Female birds become progressively less fertile as age takes its toll, said co-author Josh Auld of the National Evolutionary Synthesis Centre in Durham, North Carolina. Older...
  • Does astrology boost your chances of a baby? 21-01-2011 07:24 PM

    London: After four miscarriages and six failed IVF treatments, Mandy Parry was so depressed that she wanted to die. But a consultation with a fertility astrologer finally fulfilled her dream of becoming a mother. "Mark and I had spent more than 50,000 pounds on treatments and we'd both taken ¬second...
  • Laughter boosts chances of IVF success 11-01-2011 05:36 PM

    London: Bouts of laughter could really boost the chances of IVF success, a study says. Professor Shevach Friedler of the Assaf Harofeh Medical Centre in Israel who led the study believes laughter helps clear stress. He based his findings on a study of about 200 women going through fertility treatment,...
  • Odds of an IVF baby? There's an app for that 05-01-2011 10:59 AM

    London: Want to know your chance of having a baby through in-vitro fertilization? There's an app for that. British researchers have devised a formula which they say gives a highly accurate prediction of the potential success of IVF, to help couples decide whether to try the treatment. They have made...
  • New IVF test trebles fertility chances 27-10-2010 04:20 PM

    London: Scientists claim to have developed a new in vitro fertilisation (IVF) test that detects faulty embryos and trebles a woman's chance of giving birth to a healthy baby. The new technique involves taking a sample from embryos when they are five days old and checking each of its 23...
  • Doc Talk: Fertility age for women sliding down 11-02-2010 10:43 AM

    A new study claims that at 40, risk of complications increase. ...
  • Thrice as nice! Couple has twins for the third time 10-07-2009 04:57 PM

    The couple relied on IVF which resulted in three sets of twins. ...
  • INVO steals the baby thunder from IVF tehniques 09-03-2009 03:17 PM

    While IVF costs over a lakh, INVO can be managed within 30,000 INR. ...
  • CJ video: Farmers riot over shortage of fertilisers 11-06-2008 11:53 AM

    Hambantota: Nuwan Kulasekara has been ruled out of the rest of the five-match One-Day International series against India after he picked up a groin injury during the first ODI on Saturday. Mahela Jayawardene, Sri Lanka's captain said after the match, Nuwan picked up a groin injury today, and has been...
  • Single men are sexiest for fertile wives 27-02-2008 12:33 PM

    New Delhi: As India's tour to England goes from bad to worse with each passing day, MS Dhoni's admission that his players are overworked and need rest is looking like a disclaimer before the start of a horror film. Obviously, none of this was thought through before the start of...