A TENTH baby for the woman told she would never have any children: Family celebrate latest arrival 17 years after first Katrina Young and husband Robert failed to conceive for two yearsSuffered from polycystic ovary syndrome and told she could be infertileProved doctors wrong ten times over – and still wants more By Lucy Laing PUBLISHED: 22:34 GMT, 17 February 2013 | UPDATED: 22:35 GMT, 17 February 2013 Surrounded by her children, Katrina Young is a picture of contented motherhood.
Risk of developing asthma doubles among children conceived after fertility treatment IVF children were also twice as likely to develop wheezing and up to four times more likely to have taken anti-asthma medicine by the age of fiveResearchers from Oxford University are the first to conduct a UK study of asthma after IVF conceptions Explanations might include the severity of the infertility and the role played by treatment | UPDATED: 01:36 GMT, 6 December 2012 Having fertility treatment doubles the chances of a child developing asthma, say researchers.
Childless couples have higher risk of dying prematurely but adopting may reduce chances of an early death | UPDATED: 09:00 GMT, 6 December 2012 Most parents have claimed at one stage that their children will be the death of them – but the reverse could be true.
Topshop assistant, 24, horrified after 'harmless' scalp lump turns out to be one in 200m cancer Three doctors told Rhianna that the growing lump on her scalp was harmlessAfter it was removed, she was told it was a very rare form of bone cancer affecting just 25 to 30 people worldwideRhianna has been given 3,000 NHS funding to freeze nine of her eggs as her treatment could cause infertility | UPDATED: 16:43 GMT, 28 November 2012 A young woman saw a mystery tiny spot on her head grow to the size of a golf ball – and discovered it was a rare cancer with only 30 cases in the world.
Egg freezing should be every father's graduation present to his daughter, claims leading fertility expert Dr Gillian Lockwood said young women are still not getting the message about infertilityWomen should be freezing their eggs in their early 20s and not waiting until late 30s when they are poor quality But she cautions such a move could lead to girls missing out on the right man, as they wait for 'Mr Perfect' who does not exist | UPDATED: 13:09 GMT, 26 November 2012 In Britain, women are delaying childbirth later than ever: the average age of a woman having her first child is 31 Egg freezing should be every father’s graduation present to his daughter, a leading fertility expert has suggested.
Hope for infertile women as scientists create eggs from stem cells in mice before using IVF to produce healthy young | UPDATED: 06:51 GMT, 5 October 2012 For the first time, scientists have not only succeeded in making eggs, but using them in IVF to produce healthy young.
Could free school milk make Britain cleverer | UPDATED: 21:54 GMT, 4 August 2012 Experts are calling for the return of free school milk to combat brain development problems, infertility and even cancer.
UK at bottom of league for helping IVF couples with recession blamed as NHS make cutbacks | UPDATED: 02:53 GMT, 3 July 2012 Britain is the poor man of Europe in providing IVF to childless couples, figures reveal.
Strain of gonorrhea that infects millions each year 'could soon be untreatable', says World Health Organisation Babies born to gonorrhea-infected mothers have 50 per cent chance of being blind106million new cases of disease annually – the second most common STD after chlamydiaScientists blame overuse of antibiotics coupled with bacteria's astonishing ability to adaptDoctors in Britain switching to using combination of antibiotics over longer period of timeClose to becoming a superbug as researchers admit they can do little to halt its rapid spread | UPDATED: 07:57 GMT, 7 June 2012 A 'super' strain of untreatable gonorrhea is sweeping developed countries across the world including Britain and Northern Ireland.
Women in their 40s and same-sex couples may be offered IVF on NHS for first time Nearly 8,000 women aged 40 to 42 had IVF privately in 2010.