Fertility Current Affairs, GK & News
A three-person baby has been born using genetic material from two women and a man in Greece. The medical technique was used to overcome the 32 year old mother’s infertility. A technique called maternal spindle transfer was used by medical team in Barcelona in which maternal DNA is put into the egg of a donor ..
Topics: Assisted reproductive technology • Branches of biology • Fertilisation • Fertility • Fertility medicine • Human pregnancy • Human reproduction • Mitochondrial replacement therapy • Mitochondrion • Obstetrics • Reproduction • Sperm
The Karnataka government has launched ‘Mathru Poorna’ scheme to meet the nutritional needs of pregnant and lactating women in rural areas. Under the programme, pregnant and lactating women in rural areas will get one nutritious meal daily for 25 days in a month. This meal will meet 40-45% of the daily calorie, protein and calcium ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
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