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decline of west
2015-04-28 08:11:24

The “decline of the West” due to ageing population is an exaggerated fear, new research from the University of Oxford suggests. The paper argues that some countries in Western Europe together with the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand now have birth rates that are relatively close to replacement and that developed countries are well placed to deal with ageing populations.

2015-01-07 08:29:23

How to get Pregnant-Just Click on the New Fertility App TEL AVIV, Israel, Jan. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fruitful Way Ltd.

2013-05-09 23:49:43

Fertility Centers of Illinois discusses the changing face of modern motherhood this Mother’s Day Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 On Mother’s Day,

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

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 study.

Natural Selection Keeps Up As People Live Longer And Reproduce Less
2013-04-25 15:59:54

In many places around the world, people are living longer and are having fewer children. But that's not all. A study of people living in rural Gambia shows that this modern-day "demographic transition" may lead women to be taller and slimmer, too.

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

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.

2012-10-03 10:35:37

Children in smaller families are only slightly more likely to survive childhood in high mortality environments.

2012-08-21 00:59:09

A new statistical model predicts that by 2100 the number of people older than 85 worldwide will increase more than previously estimated, and there will be fewer working-age adults to support them than previously expected.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).