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fertility

fer ti luh tee

  • n  the ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 population per year
  • n  the state of being fertile; capable of producing offspring
  • n  the property of producing abundantly and sustaining vigorous and luxuriant growth

  • In the wake of a California woman's multiple births, fertility specialists are trying to fend off the perception that theirs is an undisciplined, irresponsible profession.
  • An experimental technique may help preserve fertility in cancer patients and other women struck with premature infertility.
  • As fertility treatments improve, should doctors limit the number of babies a woman can have?.
News & Articles

  • Asia's low fertility rate opens opportunities in IVF market
    A looming crisis in Asia as women delay giving birth, leading to low fertility rates that have dire implications for economic growth, is opening huge opportunities for the fast-growing in-vitro fertilization (IVF) industry.
    June 13, 2013 - Fox News
  • Asia's low fertility trap opens opportunities in IVF market
    By Jane Wardell and Jackie Range SYDNEY (Reuters) - A looming crisis in Asia as women delay giving birth, leading to low fertility rates that have dire implications for economic growth, is opening huge opportunities for the fast-growing in-vitro fertilization (IVF) industry. The successful debut of Australia's Virtus Health Ltd, which this week became the first IVF specialist to list on a stock ...
    June 13, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • The best foods for fertility
    Diet is an often-overlooked component of fertility.  The right combination of treatments and following a proper fertility diet could increase a woman’s chances of achieving conception.
    June 12, 2013 - Fox News
Quotes

  • Dawn Primarolo in GMA news.tv
    One in seven couples need help with fertility treatment, 350,000 people live with Alzheimer's, every week there are five children born and three young people die from cystic fibrosis - all issues that this bill addresses,Health Minister Dawn...
  • Thoraya Obaid in Guardian Unlimited
    Urban growth, in a sense, encourages low fertility because city people have access to information and access to services and can plan their families better,Obaid said. "In an urban economy, women need less children but (want children) with...

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