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Fertility therapy not tied to later heart problems

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who give birth with the help of fertility treatments don't end up with more heart problems than those who give birth without the hormone injections, according to a new study. Full story

Reported IVF success rates can be misleading: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Fertility centers are mandated to report the number of in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles they perform, but a new study suggests those data may give some practices misleadingly high success rates. Full story

Asia's low fertility trap opens opportunities in IVF market

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. Full story

Doctors caution patients on fertility and age

   Women have long been concerned about their biological clock, but now more doctors are opening discussions with patients about when to start a family. NBC’s Mara Schiavocampo reports and Dr. Evelyn Minaya, a board-certified OB-GYN, discusses the complex topic.

Fertile Women More Likely to Wear Red

WASHINGTON D.C. — That little red dress or pink sweater may be sending more of a message than you think: it could be an overt sign of a woman's fertility, a new study suggests. Full story

Higher Sperm Counts Are a Breeze with a Kilt

Low sperm count got you down? The problem might not be in your pants — the problem may be pants themselves. Full story

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  Is America going baby bust?

Author of the new book “What To Expect When No One’s Expecting,” Jonathan Last, talks to The Cycle hosts about the demographic disaster in the U.S. where the fertility rate is on the decline.

  Guess Which Country Has the Highest Birth Rate

CNBC's Rick Santell explains how fertility rates are impacting the next generation of global growth.

  VA Dept. provides no fertility series to spouses of vets

For troops coming home from war, help from the Veteran Affairs Department is crucial but for those returning with wounds that make them incapable of conceiving, the V.A. leaves their hopes for a family unanswered. Sen. Patty Murray discusses.

  What you need to know about infertility

Dr. Jamie Grifo from New York University’s Fertility Center discusses what women in their 20s, 30s and 40s need to know about fertility, and explains how to prolong the chance of having children.

  'The Little Couple' is still trying for a baby

Bill Klein and Jen Arnold reveal how they felt when their surrogate had a miscarriage. Also, they talk about trying to get pregnant with fertility treatments.

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File photo of Professor Robert Edwards in Cambridgeshire
File photo of Professor Robert Edwards in Cambridgeshire

Professor Robert Edwards smiles as he addresses the media during 25th anniversary celebrations of the revolutionary fertility treatment ' In Vitro Fertilization' at Bourne Hall in Cambridgeshire in this July 26, 2003 file photo. REUTERS/Stringer

South Africa United Apostolic Church fertility caves
South Africa United Apostolic Church fertility caves

epa03043295 Phara Nyathela and Eva Dipeere hold the hand of a young boy as he and other members of the United Apostolic Church cleanse themselves of evil spirits as they emmerse themselves in the freezing water of a waterfall at the divine Fertility Caves deep in the Maloti Mountains near Claren