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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    1 in 3 success rate for fertility herbs

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 04:47am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Mum, dad and traditional Chinese medicine produce 50 babies, Baptist University reports 1 in 3 success rate for fertility herbs Fifty childless women who sought fertility treatment at Baptist University's traditional Chinese medicine clinics are said to have been able to conceive naturally after six months' treatment. They account ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1356120/1-3-success-rate-fertility-herbs
  2. News - China - HEALTH

    Smog crisis in China leads to increased research into effect of pollution on fertility

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 09:36am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... pollution affects fertility. The number of studies funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the leading research institute, has tripled in the last five years. It has supported 68 ... policy would become redundant." The infertility rate among all Chinese of childbearing age rose to 12.5 per cent in 2010 from just 3 per cent two decades earlier, Xinhua reported recently. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1378103/china-boosts-research-effect-pollution-fertility-amid-smog-crisis
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Fertile ground for making Hong Kong a better place to raise a family

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 07:45pm by Paul Yip

    ... to achieve this Fertile ground One of the main concerns about Hong Kong's population development is the very low fertility rate of 1.28 children per woman- well below the replacement level ... fertility rate falls to one child per woman. That is certainly one of the lowest in the world; even lower than those countries, like Japan and Singapore, that have made population policy a top ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1337290/fertile-ground-making-hong-kong-better-place-raise-family
  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Barriers block way towards fertility subsidies: health chief

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 04:24am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Health chief is candid about the obstacles, but invites public views on feasibility of the plan Barriers block way towards fertility subsidies The health secretary ... was not highly cost efficient. The success rates of in vitro fertilisation treatments were about 20 per cent for women under the age of 40, and much lower for those above 40 years old, Ko said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1343915/barriers-block-way-towards-fertility-subsidies-health-chief
  5. News - Asia - MONGOLIA

    Mongolia's mines provide fertile ground for 'eco-Nazis'

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ulan Bator Environmental ultra-nationalist groups accuse foreign companies of making money at the expense of the Mongolian landscape Mines provide fertile ground ... yoke after decades of domination, creating fertile ground for a mix of communal land rights and nationalism that can turn into unashamed racism. "Here we want people with Mongolian hearts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1328807/mongolias-mines-provide-fertile-ground-eco-nazis
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The explosive impact of falling birth rates

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 12:00am by MICHAEL TEITELBAUM, JAY WINTER

    ... shocked- to know that, over the past three decades, fertility rates have plummeted in many parts of the world, including China, Japan and even significant regions of India. These Asian giants have ... these trends and the demographic, political and economic consequences. Low fertility rates are by no means universal: high fertility persists in sub-Saharan Africa and in parts of the Middle East, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1284789/explosive-impact-falling-birth-rates
  7. Business - Money - SINGAPORE

    Singapore's bid to start baby boom

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... in 1965, bringing million-dollar high-rise apartments and shopping malls in place of pig farms and fishing villages. In 1965, the country had a 4.7 fertility rate. So many women gave birth ... as the economy developed brought the fertility rate down to 1.82 by the end of the decade. A survey by I Love Children, an organisation that promotes a "children-plenty" Singapore, showed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1136058/singapores-bid-start-baby-boom
  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore’s Lee says not to blame for low birth rate

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 05:09pm by AFP

    ... and mindsets, which no amount of financial perks could alter. Despite a slew of so-called “baby bonuses” to encourage couples to have children, Singapore’s total fertility rate last year stood at 1.20 ... suggestions that his “Stop At Two” children campaign in the 1970s played a part in the decline of current fertility rates. Fearing that a population explosion would hit growth and overwhelm ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1294672/singapores-lee-says-not-blame-low-birth-rate
  9. News - China - INFERTILITY

    Pollutants' effect on infertility rates in China to be examined

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 05:03pm by ALICE YAN AND JEREMY BLUM

    ... plan to launch a national study next year to help determine whether the country's widespread pollution may be responsible for rising rates of infertility. The lead researcher, Zhang Jun, said the study would focus on how organic pollutants that disrupt the human hormone system- called endocrine disruptors- are affecting women's fertility, the Caixin website reported. Zhang ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1303303/pollutants-effect-infertility-rates-china-be-examined

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