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) […]

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 […]

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

For migraine sufferers with obesity, losing weight can decrease headaches and improve quality of life, researchers from Italy and the United States report. The results of their meta-analysis will be presented Saturday, March 23 at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana

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 […]

‘Infertility, no longer a female-centric issue’

Dr Nameeta Mokashi Bhalerao, a Fertility Consultant, Nova IVI Fertility, Pune, shares her insights about infertility, how it is triggered and how to diagnose it

‘Infertility, no longer a female-centric issue’Infertility is a condition where a couple is unable to conceive naturally despite having unprotected sex for a year. For a long time infertility has been perceived as a female-centric issue. However, of the infertility cases reported, 37% is related to the man, 38% to the woman, and the remaining 25% to unknown causes. Infertility […]

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

Men who delay starting a family have a ticking ‘biological clock,’ just like women, which may affect the health of their partners and children; according to Rutgers researchers

Men who delay fatherhood put health of partners, unborn children at riskThe 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 […]

Sleep quality varies throughout menstrual cycle in young women

Young women are more likely to experience sleep disruption in the days leading up to their menstrual period, according to a new study that will be presented Saturday at ENDO 2019, the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society in New Orleans, Louisiana

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 […]

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

A Greek woman has given birth to a baby boy using a controversial technique that combines DNA from three people, in the first clinical trial of its kind to treat infertility

First 3-parent baby born in a groundbreaking clinical trial to treat infertilityThe 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, […]

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

Over 17% to 44% women afflicted with endometriosis suffer from ovarian endometrioma (chocolate cyst) and it occurs more commonly in fertile age period of 18 and 40 years

#WorldHealthDay- Nearly 26 million Indian women between 18 and 40 years suffer from chocolate cystEndometriosis 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 […]

Eating meals later in the day could cause weight gain

Eating later in the day may contribute to weight gain, according to a new study to be presented Saturday at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana

Eating meals later in the day could cause weight gainPrevious 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 […]

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

The California Department of Health has released an advisory cautioning about the risks of cell phone radiation exposure. Radiations from the devices have been tied to cancer and infertility. Exposure risks are highest when cell phones have fewer bars of service or are downloading or streaming media

Don’t sleep with your cell phone, warn health expertsThe 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 […]
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