Women delay childbirth due to false fertility expectations

by jeeg 18. October 2010 23:37
Women are delaying childbirth until later and later in life partly because they have an exaggerated belief that fertility treatments will help them get pregnant well into middle age, suggests new Canadian research. Media accounts of older celebrity mothers and even advice from ill-informed family... [More]

Pioneer of In Vitro Fertilization Wins Nobel Prize

by jeeg 5. October 2010 00:17
The Nobel prize in physiology or medicine has been awarded this year to Robert G. Edwards, an English biologist who with a physician colleague, Patrick Steptoe, developed the in vitro fertilization procedure for treating human infertility. Since the birth of the first test tube baby, Louise ... [More]
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