Want to boost your sperm quality? Try tomato puree 

A compound found in tomatoes could help tackle fertility problems in men, scientists say. A dietary supplement containing lycopene - a pigment that gives tomatoes their red colour - has been shown to boost overall sperm quality with improvements to their size and shape and swimming capabilities

Want to boost your sperm quality? Try tomato puree Healthy men who took the equivalent of two tablespoons of (concentrated) tomato puree a day as a supplement were found to have better quality sperm. Male infertility affects up to half of the couples who cannot conceive. Fertility experts said more studies were needed involving men known to have fertility problems. National Health Service (NHS) […]

Working shifts can raise risk of reduce foetal growth and prolonged pregnancies

The study suggests that exposure to rotating night and day shifts, even if only in early pregnancy, may adversely affect maternal metabolic and pregnancy outcomes

Working shifts can raise risk of reduce foetal growth and prolonged pregnanciesNew research published in The Journal of Physiology indicates shift work exposure in mothers can result in reduced foetal growth and longer pregnancies, even when the shift work is only carried out early in pregnancy. Shift work interferes with normal patterns of sleep activity, eating times and exposure to light. Shift workers are at increased […]

Soon KEM Hospital to have its own IVF clinic, thanks to ex-students

Two ex-students from KEM Hospital have found a way to give back to their alma mater. A husband-wife duo who are IVF specialist have reached out to KEM Hospital and will be helping them in starting an IVF clinic aimed at helping the common people

Soon KEM Hospital to have its own IVF clinic, thanks to ex-studentsBehind India’s booming population is another story: declining fertility rates and desperate couples. Urban Indian fertility is now at levels seen in developed countries and in some places among the lowest in the world. Now to tackle this problem, two former students from KEM Hospital will be establishing an IVF centre. This will be beneficial […]

Men who consume junk food at a higher risk of low sperm count, male infertility

Burgers, fries, pizza and high energy drinks impact testicular function in young men, new research suggests. Specifically, the sperm counts for men who typically eat "Western" meals of high-fat foods were 25.6 million lower, on average, than the counts of men noshing on fish, chicken, fruits, vegetables and other more "prudent" foods, a new Harvard study found

Men who consume junk food at a higher risk of low sperm count, male infertilityA new study found that western diets were associated with low sperm count. The findings support prior research indicating that a healthy diet leads to healthy sperm. However, claims that the damage is permanent isn’t proven. According to some reports, eating junk food in adolescence could irreversibly damage sperm. Here’s why you’re reading the alarmist […]

Vaping may harm fertility in young women, finds study

E-cigarette usage may impair fertility and pregnancy outcomes, according to a mouse study published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society

Vaping may harm fertility in young women, finds studyMany young and pregnant women are using e-cigarettes as a safer alternative to smoking, but little is known about the effects on fertility and pregnancy outcomes. E-cigarettes are driving increases in tobacco product use among youth. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of middle and high school students using e-cigarettes […]

Smoking during pregnancy may damage daughters’ future fertility, reveals study

Baby girls, born to mothers who smoked during pregnancy, exhibit signs of increased testosterone exposure, which may affect their hormone and reproductive function, according to research presented today at the 58th Annual European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology Meeting

Smoking during pregnancy may damage daughters’ future fertility, reveals studyThe findings of this study suggest that cigarette is an endocrine disruptor that can masculinise girls in the womb and that daughters of women that smoked during pregnancy may suffer from hormonal and reproductive health problems in the long-term. Smoking during pregnancy is widely known to be bad for the health of both mother and […]

Finding it difficult to sleep? Going nude might help you fall asleep quicker

Sleeping naked might not be the first thing you think about when it comes to improving your health, but there are some benefits that might be too good to ignore. Since sleeping naked is pretty easy to try yourself, it might be time to strip down and get your snooze on. For your health, that is. As it turns out, there are many benefits of sleeping naked. You may have heard of some of these, but others might surprise you

Finding it difficult to sleep? Going nude might help you fall asleep quickerMany people wear pyjamas, large tees and underwear, or another type of comfortable attire in bed. However, there may be a number of health benefits associated with sleeping naked. In this article, we take a look at some of the potential health benefits of sleeping with nothing on. We also cover some tips for sleeping […]

Know about diabetes and its correlation with female fertility

Diabetes mellitus is linked with fertility across multiple junctures in a woman’s life. It starts right from the time a baby girl is in her mother’s womb, till the time she becomes an adult. A woman who suffers from diabetes during her pregnancy alters the genetic make-up of her daughter by increasing her risk for insulin resistance

Know about diabetes and its correlation with female fertilityA 28-year-old IT professional named Sara who came to me for a consultation on her gynaecologist’s advice, whom she consulted to plan her pregnancy. She was overweight, had been diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD/ PCOS), resulting in irregular periods with excessive facial hair. She worked long hours, had little or no time to exercise, […]

Can we promise pregnancy to every woman today?

Today, fertility treatment is purely scientific and precise, targeted to determining the cause and treating it. Besides, almost every hurdle can be overcome with the help of amazing options. For example, a woman without a uterus can still have her own child by borrowing another’s womb!

Can we promise pregnancy to every woman today?In a normal couple During normal sexual activity, semen which consist of millions of sperms, is deposited in the vagina. From there the active and motile sperms travel into the fallopian tube to meet the egg which is released from the ovary once a month. This is where fertilization of the egg occurs. The fertilised […]

Exercise may improve a woman’s chances of becoming pregnant, finds study

Exercise may improve a woman’s chances of becoming pregnant, a University of Queensland study has found

Exercise may improve a woman’s chances of becoming pregnant, finds studyRegular exercise can help improve a woman’s chance of falling pregnant, a new Australian study found on Friday. The research conducted by the University of Queensland (UQ) compiled reproductive health and exercise records over the past 20 years, to examine if working out has any role to play when it comes to conception. Dr Gabriela […]
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