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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 - Hong Kong

    Powerful family pressure on women to have children

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 04:42pm by Stephen Quinn

    ... is the most important thing in their life, yet Hong Kong is one of five of Asia's most prosperous nations with the lowest fertility rates in the world. The others are Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. Hong Kong's fertility rate is 1.1, well below the replacement rate of 2.1. The report was commissioned by Merck Serono company, a world leader in fertility treatment, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1086706/powerful-family-pressure-women-have-children
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Drop in fertility rate raises concern

    Posted Apr 10th 2007, 12:00am by Laura Liu

    ... children. Baby bother The fertility rate for women on the mainland last year (children born per woman) 1.73 ... Laura Liu The mainland's infertility rate is rising because of changing lifestyles, raising concern among medical experts, Xinhua reported yesterday. In some regions, between 7 and 10 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/588414/drop-fertility-rate-raises-concern
  8. News - World - IRAN

    Iran’s plunging birth rate causes serious concerns for economic future

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 09:56pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg In one generation, Iran has been hit by one of the most rapid declines in fertility ever recorded Plunging birth rate triggers concernsfor nation's future Qassem Ali-Loui ... in fertility. Iran risks going prematurely grey, blighting the future of an economy pummeled for almost a decade by international sanctions and undermining its regional ambitions. Births in Iran dropped ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1447267/irans-plunging-birth-rate-causes-serious-concerns-economic-future
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The explosive impact of falling birth rates

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

    ... might not know that it increased by 5 billion during the past century alone. And many would be surprised - even shocked - to know that, over the past three decades, fertility rates have ... fertility rates are by no means universal: high fertility persists in sub-Saharan Africa and in parts of the Middle East, but elsewhere low fertility is more the rule than the exception. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1284789/explosive-impact-falling-birth-rates
  10. News - World

    Iran back flip on population likely as Ayatollah Khamenei calls for change

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 09:50pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Tehran aiming to boost birth rate with ban on vasectomies and new rules for abortions Iran weighs new laws to double population Iran's parliament is seeking a ban on vasectomies and a tightening of abortion rules as the country moves away from its progressive laws on family planning in an attempt to increase the birth rate. Two decades after Iran initiated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1484410/iran-back-flip-population-likely-ayatollah-khamenei-calls-change

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