Monday, 23 May, 2022

Topic: Fertility

Patients recovering from cancer can become parents, says Dr Hrishikesh Pai

Dr Pai says the number of young people affected by cancer is rising. Fertility preservation gives them a ray of hope to live meaningfully.

‘Modest change’, but Indian Muslim population grew faster due to fertility differences: Study

A report by US-based Pew Research Center tracking religious change in India since Partition said migration and conversion made less of a difference than fertility.

Sperm count in men has fallen by over 50% in 40 years. Who is to blame?

Men could have little or no reproductive capacity from 2060 onwards. These are shocking claims, but they’re backed by a growing body of evidence.

More Indians now maintain age gap of 3 years between two children, shows survey

In signs of improvement, the percentage of children born after at least 36 months of previous birth fared better as compared to 2011 results.

UN report says India’s fertility rate has halved since 1980, hails achievement

Decline in fertility rate could be crucial factor in bolstering India's economic growth and have positive impact on ensuring right to health, education & jobs.

Chinese women are riding the booming fertility industry

With the Chinese government ending its one-child policy, the market for fertility services in the country will reach $1.5 billion in 2022.

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India has debated sedition at length but it won’t go without the overhaul of justice system

Preventive Detention has stayed its course because India didn’t invest much in the investigative competence of the police, or legal acumen of the prosecutors.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


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As drones usher in new era of warfare, India’s growing UAV industry begins to take flight

With a growing indigenous base of drone manufacturers and exporters, and incentives from government, industry sentiment is bullish. However, some concerns remain. 

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.