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Reaction: global population to ‘start shrinking in 44 years’
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Reaction: global population to ‘start shrinking in 44 years’

Ageing societies will ‘create enormous social change’, according to researchers
15 Jul 2020
Doctors now able to delay menopause for 20 years
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Doctors now able to delay menopause for 20 years

Thirty-minute procedure to trick biological clocks into thinking women are much younger than they are
5 Aug 2019
Egg freezing: how does it work and how much does it cost?
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Egg freezing: how does it work and how much does it cost?

Industry is one of the fastest-growing fertility trends in the UK
14 Mar 2019
Why so many women are considering freezing their eggs
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Why so many women are considering freezing their eggs

New study reveals widespread fears and confusion about fertility - and a lack of ‘stable partners’
14 Mar 2019
Seven charts that show the world is becoming a better place
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Seven charts that show the world is becoming a better place

Globalisation has helped lift hundreds of millions of people above the global poverty line
9 Jan 2019
China facing ‘unstoppable’ population decline
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China facing ‘unstoppable’ population decline

State-sponsored think tank warns ageing society could be catastrophic for global economy
9 Jan 2019
Doctors perform first womb transplant from dead donor
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Doctors perform first womb transplant from dead donor

Woman in Brazil gives birth to a healthy baby using donated uterus
5 Dec 2018

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Why global fertility is in decline
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Why global fertility is in decline

New report warns that countries worldwide are facing a ‘baby bust’
9 Nov 2018
MPs demand inquiry into sex selection doctors
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MPs demand inquiry into sex selection doctors

NHS medics allegedly charging couples to let them choose gender of their baby
9 Oct 2018
Why British women are opting for Danish sperm
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Why British women are opting for Danish sperm

New government data shows Scandinavian semen is top choice among women looking to get pregnant
13 Sep 2018
China facing growing fertility crisis
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China facing growing fertility crisis

Ageing population prompted end of one-child policy – but birth rate remains stubbornly low
9 May 2018
Human eggs grown in lab in fertility first
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Human eggs grown in lab in fertility first

In Depth: Scottish research could help preserve fertility of young cancer patients
9 Feb 2018
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