tomatoes

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) […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :

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

Behind 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 […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
woman in headache

Weight loss in obese migraine sufferers can improve their quality of life

“If you suffer from migraine headaches and are obese, losing weight will ameliorate the quality of your family and social life as well as your work and school productivity. Your overall quality of life will greatly improve,” said lead study author Claudio Pagano, M.D., Ph.D., an associate professor of internal medicine at the University of […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
sperm-graphic-illustration

Men who delay fatherhood put health of partners, unborn children at risk

The study, which reviewed 40 years of research on the effect of parental age on fertility, pregnancy and the health of children, was published in the journal Maturitas. “While it is widely accepted that physiological changes that occur in women after 35 can affect conception, pregnancy and the health of the child, most men do […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
Sleep quality varies throughout menstrual cycle in young women

Sleep quality varies throughout menstrual cycle in young women

“Sleep is more disrupted in the several days directly prior to menses in young healthy women,” said Anne E. Kim, a medical student at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. “Increased sleep disruption was found in the late luteal phase, which corresponds with the days directly […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
IVF tied to slight increased risk of rare childhood cancer

First 3-parent baby born in a groundbreaking clinical trial to treat infertility

The boy was born on April 09, to a 32-year-old woman with a history of multiple IVF failures and poor egg quality. Both the mother and the baby are in good health, announced researchers at The Institute of Life, in Athens, Greece, where the procedure was performed. The team claim they are making medical history, […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :

#WorldHealthDay- Nearly 26 million Indian women between 18 and 40 years suffer from chocolate cyst

Endometriosis is largely prevalent in women in reproductive age group with 1 in 10 women suffering from it. Worldwide, 10% women have endometriosis – that’s an estimate 176 million. Prevalence of endometriosis in women with infertility can be as high as 30% to 50%. Nearly 26 million Indian women between 18 and 40 years suffer […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
man checking his waist size

Eating meals later in the day could cause weight gain

Previous studies have suggested that later timing of eating and sleeping are related to obesity, said lead author Adnin Zaman, M.D., of the University of Colorado in Denver, Colorado. “However, few studies have assessed both meal and sleep timing in adults with obesity, and it is not clear whether eating later in the day is […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
Don't sleep with your cell phone, warn health experts

Don’t sleep with your cell phone, warn health experts

The California Department of Health warned that people need to keep their cell phones several feet away from them to reduce radiation exposure and health risks. California released guidance for reducing exposure to cell phone radiation on Thursday, amid mounting evidence that cell phone use may be linked to cancer, attention, mental health and reproductive health […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :