Reproduction

  • Government to introduce landmark bill on surrogacy in Cabinet 04-08-2013 10:01 PM

    New Delhi: Women in India cannot act as surrogates for more than three successful births, including of their own children, and it would be mandatory for surrogate mothers to have a minimum two-year interval between two deliveries to ensure they remain healthy. These landmark provisions are part of the proposed...
  • Bill soon to regulate fast expanding business of surrogacy 03-08-2013 02:54 AM

    Keen on bringing a new bill to regulate the fast expanding business of surrogacy and assisted reproductive technology clinics, the Department of Health Research on Friday said there is no proposal to have an expert committee to relook the proposed legislation. Holding that the bill is a comprehensive legislation framed...
  • World's first artificial sperm created in lab 05-08-2011 02:42 PM

    London: Scientists claim to have for the first time created viable artificial sperm using stem cells, a major breakthrough which they say could lead to new treatments for infertile men. A team at Kyoto University in Japan has created the sperm-producing germ cells in a laboratory and transferred them into...