Obstetrics & gynaecology

For women undergoing IVF, is fresh or frozen embryo transfer best?

The world's first baby born via in-vitro fertilization turned 40 years old this summer. Still, after four decades, IVF is a relatively new field with ongoing debate on how to get the best results for families who have placed ...

Health

US births hit a 30-year low, despite good economy

U.S. birth rates declined last year for women in their teens, 20s and—surprisingly—their 30s, leading to the fewest babies in 30 years, according to a government report released Thursday.

Cardiology

Premature hearts less able to cope with exercise

The hearts of people born prematurely are less able to cope with the pressures of exercise in adulthood, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and part-funded by the British ...

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