Obstetrics & gynaecology

Effect of lockdowns on birth rates in the UK

Many wondered whether the COVID lockdowns would lead to a baby boom or a bust. We finally have some answers—for the UK, at least.

Oncology & Cancer

Impact of cancer treatment on fertility in women

In the United States, approximately 125,000 women of reproductive age (15–45 years old) were diagnosed with cancer in 2018, according to the National Cancer Institute Survival, Epidemiology, and End Results database. Thanks ...


China allows couples to have three children as birthrate falls

China will allow couples to have three children after a census showed its population is rapidly ageing, state media said Monday, further unwinding four decades of strict family planning controls in the world's most populous ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Births registered in United States decreased in 2019

(HealthDay)—There was a decrease in births in the United States in 2019 compared with 2018, according to the March 23 National Vital Statistics Reports, a publication from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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