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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 - POPULATION

    Birth rate holds steady after one-child policy eased, but there won't be further easing

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 04:36am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com A broader relaxation of the one-child policy would trigger a baby boom and introduce pressure on resources, family planners say Birth rate steady but easing rule any further unlikely The birth rate has remained stable following the mainland's easing of the one-child policy, a senior official in charge family planning has said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1551461/birth-rate-holds-steady-after-one-child-policy-eased-there-wont-be
  4. 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
  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. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Baby Jennalyn becomes 100,000,000th Philippine citizen (and sleeps through celebrations)

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 02:35pm by AFP

    ... services to the poorest families while also lowering the average number of children that fertile women would bear in their lifetimes. "We'd like to push the fertility rate down to two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1560429/one-hundred-million-philippines-welcomes-birth-100-millionth-citizen
  8. News - World - SCIENCE

    Britain’s fertility regulator says creating embryos from three people’s DNA ‘not unsafe’

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 09:27pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in London Panel backs 'and three make baby' technique Britain's fertility regulator says controversial techniques to create embryos from the DNA of three people "do not appear to be unsafe", even though no one has ever received the treatment. The conclusion is largely based on lab tests and some animal experiments and the regulator wants ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1525394/britains-fertility-regulator-says-creating-embryos-three-peoples-dna-not
  9. 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
  10. 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

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