Womb

  • Maharashtra doctors aborting girl child in other states May 29, 2013

    Mumbai: After the crackdown by the Maharashtra government on the doctors allegedly indulging in aborting female fetus in the state, the racket has now shifted to the neighbouring states. The racket of aborting female fetus is now operating in the states bordering Maharashtra as the doctors have set up their...
  • Bangalore: Renting womb for a living September 1, 2012

    Bangalore: A mother of three, 30-year-old Reshma Bano from Mysore has been staying away from home for the past four months but for a cause. She is pregnant with yet another baby but this time it is not her own. She is nesting somebody’s baby in her womb to pay...
  • Child's early life decides its health in future August 18, 2011

    London: The first thousand days of a child's life are of paramount importance, for they determine what sort of health condition the baby will have in lateral life, a British study has suggested. According to a growing body of research, what happens during this period - the nine months in the...
  • Scan spots womb cancer before symptoms show up December 13, 2010

    London: A test that can detect womb cancer in women months or even years before any symptoms show up has been developed. The ultrasound scan can pick up the first signs of tumours in patients who feel perfectly healthy. A study of 96 women found this method was 80 percent effective in...
  • Scientists close to tracing autism in pre-natal stage January 30, 2009

    Autism is a severe developmental disorder that begins at birth or within the first two-and-a-half years of life. But autism is not a disease. Certain autistic kids have an extraordinary grasp of facts. Now British scientists at Cambridge University's autism research centre are close to developing a prenatal test to...
  • An artist in The Golden Womb April 3, 2007

    New Delhi: Seema Kohli is a self taught artist without any formal training. And that makes her style fresh and certainly not influenced by any western art movement or the ‘in-vogue’ post-modernism. Though she's an artist of a few words, her canvases make you delve deep into the philosophy of...
  • US doctors plan 1st womb transplant June 17, 2007

    New York: Many women cannot bear children because they either have a malfunctioning uterus or their wombs have been damaged due to cancer and other problems. However, doctors in New York hospital plan on the first womb transplant in the United States. They are screening women who may be fertile...
  • Womb transplant may be a reality one day June 16, 2007

    New York: Current organ donor networks appear able to supply human wombs, or uteruses, for transplantation as a possible approach to treating infertility, researchers report in the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr Giuseppe Del Priore of New York Downtown Hospital and colleagues came to this conclusion after participating in a local...
  • Triplets for woman with two wombs December 23, 2006

    London: A woman with two wombs has given birth to three children in what is believed to be the first case of its kind, a hospital official said on Friday. Hannah Kersey, 23, gave birth to three girls in September, said Richard Dottle, a spokesman for Southmead Hospital in Bristol where...
  • Not rite: women trampled, crushed December 12, 2006

    Dhamtari (Chattisgarh): Deep inside Chattisgarh's Dhamtari district, the Siraha tribe are celebrating a fertility festival at a fair. The fair is hugely popular, exotic and colourful but it’s also cruel and humiliating to women. Thousands cover great distances to pray fertility goddess Angar Moti Mata, the reigning deity in this region,...
  • Repair your heart before you are born November 16, 2006

    Chicago: For the first time, scientists have grown human heart valves using stem cells from the fluid that cushions babies in the womb - offering a revolutionary approach that may be used to repair defective hearts in the future. The idea is to create the new valves in the lab while...