Fertility http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25557/all en Reuters Health News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/reuters-health-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current health news briefs.</p> <p>Flu reaches epidemic level in U.S., says CDC</p> <p>2013-01-11T225757Z_17_BRE9080WE_RTROPTC_0_US-USA-FLU.XML () -</p> <p>Supreme Court to review free speech of HIV/AIDS groups 2013-01-11T222026Z_6_BRE90A12Y_RTROPTC_0_US-USA-COURT-AIDS-FREE SPEECH.XML () -</p> <p>Patients rarely told about medication errors</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/reuters-health-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Fertility Health Hospitality Human reproduction Labor Law Medicine Politics Social Issues Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 06:00:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733506 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Health News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/reuters-health-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current health news briefs.</p> <p>Flu reaches epidemic level in U.S., says CDC</p> <p>2013-01-11T225757Z_17_BRE9080WE_RTROPTC_0_US-USA-FLU.XML () -</p> <p>Supreme Court to review free speech of HIV/AIDS groups 2013-01-11T222026Z_6_BRE90A12Y_RTROPTC_0_US-USA-COURT-AIDS-FREE SPEECH.XML () -</p> <p>Patients rarely told about medication errors</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/reuters-health-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Fertility Health Hospitality Human reproduction Labor Law Medicine Politics Social Issues Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 13:45:06 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733557 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Health News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/reuters-health-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current health news briefs.</p> <p>New York governor declares public health emergency to combat flu</p> <p>2013-01-12T203709Z_19_BRE9080WE_RTROPTC_0_US-USA-FLU.XML () -</p> <p>Supreme Court to review free speech of HIV/AIDS groups 2013-01-11T222026Z_6_BRE90A12Y_RTROPTC_0_US-USA-COURT-AIDS-FREE SPEECH.XML () -</p> <p>Patients rarely told about medication errors</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/reuters-health-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Fertility Health Hospitality Human reproduction Labor Law Medicine Politics Social Issues Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 21:30:45 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733671 at http://www.globalpost.com Unintended pregnancies on the rise in servicewomen: study http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/unintended-pregnancies-the-rise-servicewomen-study <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 25 (Reuters) - Just over ten percent of women in the military said in 2008 that they'd had an unintended pregnancy in the previous year - a figure significantly higher than rates in the general public, according to a U.S. study.</p> <p>The findings, which appeared in the journal Obstetrics &amp; Gynecology, come just as the Pentagon has said it will lift the ban on women in front-line combat jobs starting in 2016.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/unintended-pregnancies-the-rise-servicewomen-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fertility Obstetrics Pregnancy Social Issues War Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 01:00:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739158 at http://www.globalpost.com Birth defects in multiples is on the rise: study http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/birth-defects-multiples-the-rise-study <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 8 (Reuters) - The number of birth defects among multiple births such as twins and triplets increased nearly two-fold in a score of European countries over a 24-year-period, according to an international study.</p> <p>Researchers writing in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology used data on more than 5.4 million births occurring between 1984 and 2007 to find that congenital defects rose from around 6 in every 10,000 multiple births to about 11 in every 10,000 multiples.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/birth-defects-multiples-the-rise-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biology Fertility Reproduction Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 00:45:48 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749516 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Health News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130309/reuters-health-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current health news briefs.</p> <p>Self-expanding stent shows benefit in study: Stentys</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130309/reuters-health-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Fertility Medicine Obstetrics Thomson Reuters Sat, 09 Mar 2013 05:15:55 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5777865 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Health News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130309/reuters-health-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current health news briefs.</p> <p>Self-expanding stent shows benefit in study: Stentys</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130309/reuters-health-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Fertility Medicine Obstetrics Thomson Reuters Sat, 09 Mar 2013 13:30:45 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5778050 at http://www.globalpost.com China performed 330 mn abortions since 1971: data http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130316/china-performed-330-mn-abortions-1971-data <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Nearly 330 million abortions have been performed in <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/china">China</a> in the 40 years since it first implemented measures to limit population growth in the world's most populous nation, official data showed.</p> <p>China has announced structural changes to its family planning system which oversees the controversial one-child policy during the ongoing annual meeting of the national legislature in Beijing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130316/china-performed-330-mn-abortions-1971-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> China Demography Fertility Population Social Issues Technology AFP Sat, 16 Mar 2013 07:00:10 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5785166 at http://www.globalpost.com Test-tube baby pioneer Robert Edwards dies aged 87 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130410/test-tube-baby-pioneer-robert-edwards-dies-aged-87 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Robert Edwards, the British scientist awarded a Nobel prize for his pioneering work in developing in vitro fertilisation (IVF), died on Monday aged 87, his university announced.</p> <p>"It is with deep sadness that the family announces that Professor Sir Robert Edwards, Nobel prizewinner, scientist and co-pioneer of IVF, passed away peacefully in his sleep on 10th April 2013 after a long illness," the University of Cambridge said in a statement. </p> <p>ar/dk/fb</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Fertility Fertility medicine Human reproduction Robert Edwards Technology AFP Wed, 10 Apr 2013 13:15:38 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5808841 at http://www.globalpost.com Turkish womb transplant patient is pregnant http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130413/turkish-womb-transplant-patient-pregnant <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The first woman to have a successful womb transplant from a dead donor is pregnant, a hospital in southern Turkey said.</p> <p>Derya Sert, 22, who was born without a womb, had been receiving in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment after the transplant in August 2011.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130413/turkish-womb-transplant-patient-pregnant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fertility Medicine Obstetrics Technology Thomson Reuters Sat, 13 Apr 2013 10:45:13 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5814711 at http://www.globalpost.com Mexican woman receives first transplant of ovaries in Latin America http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130523/mexican-woman-receives-first-transplant-ovaries-latin-america <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Mexico City, May 23 (EFE).- A Mexican woman received Latin America's first transplant of ovaries in a hospital in the western city of Guadalajara, the director of the Mexican Infertility Institute, Luis Arturo Ruvalcaba, announced.</p> <p>Ruvalcaba told Efe by telephone that the patient is a 32-year-old women who had developed cervical and uterine cancer that was detected and treated in France.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130523/mexican-woman-receives-first-transplant-ovaries-latin-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fertility Fertility medicine Luis Arturo Ruvalcaba Medicine Agencia EFE Fri, 24 May 2013 00:31:56 +0000 Agencia EFE 5845120 at http://www.globalpost.com Court urges protections for Salvadoran seeking abortion http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130530/court-urges-protections-salvadoran-seeking-abortion <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) on Thursday urged El Salvador to take "urgent measures" to protect a chronically ill Salvadoran woman seeking an abortion that could save her life.</p> <p>"Due to the health condition of the mother, this pregnancy endangers her life, a fact that merits urgent and extreme measures to safeguard her health," read the ruling from the IACHR, an autonomous rights arm of the Organization of American States (OAS).</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130530/court-urges-protections-salvadoran-seeking-abortion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abortion Behavior Business Fertility Hospitality Law Politics AFP Thu, 30 May 2013 22:46:18 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5849115 at http://www.globalpost.com Salvadoran doctors perform C-section in high risk pregnancy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130604/salvadoran-doctors-perform-c-section-high-risk-pregnancy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Doctors performed a C-section Monday on a chronically ill Salvadoran woman denied an abortion despite her high-risk pregnancy, in a case that garnered global attention.</p> <p>The 22-year-old woman was in a stable condition after undergoing a cesarean in the early afternoon, Health Minister Maria Isabel Rodriguez said. The baby, a girl, was born without a brain and lived for only five hours, she said.</p> <p>Abortions are strictly forbidden in this Central American country, even when the mother's life is at risk. The sentence for violating the ban is 50 years in prison.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130604/salvadoran-doctors-perform-c-section-high-risk-pregnancy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Behavior Business Fertility Hospitality Law Obstetrics Politics Social Issues AFP Tue, 04 Jun 2013 20:33:33 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5851168 at http://www.globalpost.com Asia's low fertility trap opens opportunities in IVF market http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130613/asias-low-fertility-trap-opens-opportunities-ivf-market <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Jane Wardell and Jackie Range</p> <p>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.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130613/asias-low-fertility-trap-opens-opportunities-ivf-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Fertility Fertility medicine Health Human reproduction Labor Social Issues Thomson Reuters Thu, 13 Jun 2013 04:34:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5856965 at http://www.globalpost.com Texas House passes sweeping abortion restrictions http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130624/texas-house-representatives-passes-sweeping-abortion-restrictio <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Corrie MacLaggan</p> <p>AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled Texas House of Representatives approved on Monday sweeping restrictions on abortions, including a ban on most after 20 weeks of pregnancy and stricter standards for abortion clinics.</p> <p>If the bill becomes law, Texas could become the 13th state to pass a 20-week ban and would have some of the toughest abortion restrictions in the country.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130624/texas-house-representatives-passes-sweeping-abortion-restrictio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abortion Behavior Business Environment Fertility Health Hospitality Labor Law Politics Social Issues Thomson Reuters Mon, 24 Jun 2013 19:31:58 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5866106 at http://www.globalpost.com