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2013-10-30 14:00:27

Maternal ethnicity is a significant determinant of successful outcomes after fertility treatment, suggests a new study published today (30 October) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Researchers, from Nottingham University's Research and Treatment Unit in Reproduction (NURTURE), conducted a study to assess the relationship between the ethnicity of patients and the clinical success of their fertility treatment. The UK study included 1,517 women (85.1% White...

2013-07-10 14:15:25

Rising unemployment rates stop upward trend of fertility in European countries The economic crisis has put measurable pressure on birth rates in Europe over the last decade. On average, the more the unemployment rose, the greater the decrease in fertility compared to the number of children per women expected without the crisis. This is the result of a new study performed by the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock, Germany. MPIDR demographers Michaela...

2013-05-24 23:27:27

Teen birth rates declined dramatically in nearly all states from 2007 through 2011, according to new data released today by the CDC´s National Center for Health Statistics. During that time, the teen birth rate dropped at least 15% in 48 states and declined 30% or more in seven states. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Teen birth rates declined dramatically in nearly all states from 2007 through 2011, according to new data released today by the CDC´s National Center for Health...

CDC Report Shows Teen Birth Rates Are Declining
2013-05-23 18:45:52

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), teen birth rates have dropped by 15 percent for all but two states. The CDC said teen birth rates dropped steeply in the US from 2007 through 2011, reaching a record low of 31.3 percent. All states but West Virginia and North Dakota showed significant drops over five years, while Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada and Utah saw rates drop by 30 percent or more....

Economic Factors Have Greatest Impact On Fertility Rates
2013-05-01 08:56:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Economic factors, rather than medical or cultural influences, will have the greatest impact on global population levels over the next decade, according to a recent University of Missouri College of Arts and Science (COAS) study. According to United Nations figures, the Earth´s population could exceed 8 billion people by the year 2023 if current trends continue. But improvements in economic development, such as higher...

Global Population To Stabilize By 2050
2013-04-05 10:34:58

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The population of our planet will stabilize around the middle of the next century, according to a research team led by the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM). Global population data from 1900 to 2010 enabled the team to make the prediction using a model normally used by physicists. Their results, published in the journal Simulation, coincide with the United Nation's (UN) downward forecasts. The UN estimates that the global...

One In Five Teenage Mothers Are Likely To Have Another Baby Before Adulthood
2013-04-03 14:03:06

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found that teen girls who have already given birth are more likely to have another baby in their teen years. According to this new report, nearly one in every five children born to an American teen aged 15 to 19 also has an older sibling waiting to greet them at home. Though the national rate of teenage pregnancy has dropped over the past 20 years, the...

2013-03-04 23:01:10

Information from the CDC is compatible with their own birth records. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 04, 2013 BirthRecords.us.org was very pleased to see that the most recent statistics available show that the teenage birthrate is declining, company officials said. “There was a great deal of speculation that shows like MTV's “Teen Mom” were going to glamorize teenage pregnancy and convince more teens to get pregnant before they were ready for the responsibility,” a company...

Fewer Babies Being Born To Teenage Mothers In 2011
2013-02-11 08:38:46

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Fewer babies were born in the US in 2011 than in the previous two years, and babies born to teen mothers dropped to record lows, according to data by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The new data, based on an annual summary of vital statistics, also shows that fewer women gave birth in their 20s than in previous years. However, the CDC statistics show that the number of babies born to older woman, those in...

Birth Rates In The US Are On The Decline
2012-11-30 05:32:20

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study from the Pew Research Center recently found that the decline in U.S. birth rates following the Great Recession was led by immigrant women, whose birth rates dropped 14 percent between 2007 and 2010. The study was conducted by analyzing data from the National Center for Health Statistics and the Census Bureau. The researchers found that, from 2007 to 2010, the overall birth rate dropped by eight percent while the...