Japan firms ramp up efforts to help female workers trying to conceive

Aug 10, 2016

Japan firms ramp up efforts to help female workers trying to conceive

Around 30 female employees from Rohto Pharmaceutical Co. in Osaka are listening intently as Sakae Goto, a fertility specialist, gives a presentation at the drugmaker’s first in-house seminar on the topic. “Eggs start ‘aging’ when (women) reach around 35,” Goto, who runs a fertility ...

May 10, 2016

Indian woman, 70, gives birth for first time

An Indian woman who gave birth at the age of 70 said Tuesday she was not too old to become a first-time mother, adding that her life was now complete. Daljinder Kaur gave birth last month to a boy following two years of in ...

App to let men test sperm count at home

May 1, 2016

App to let men test sperm count at home

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Infertility is a growing concern in rapidly depopulating Japan. But it is often seen as a women’s problem, even though both sexes can be to blame. A Tokyo company is trying to change that by marketing a kit that allows men to check their ...

Jul 28, 2015

In vitro advance raises complicated ethics questions

The announcement Monday by a nonprofit organization that two women with ovarian problems produced fertile eggs via in vitro fertilization using eggs from anonymous donors is good news for those struggling with infertility, including patients suffering from Turner’s syndrome or experiencing menopause at a ...