Alarmed by continuously dropping figures, some EU governments have taken drastic measures. Italy's Health Ministry launched an ad campaign two years ago to remind people that Sept. 22 was "fertility day." Other countries have sought to address the issue by focusing on education. In Denmark, for instance, schoolchildren are now taught in class that having babies doesn't only come with risks, but also with benefits. … [Read more...] about Fertility rates around the world are declining. Trump supporters won’t like the solution.
It’s normal for fertility rates in wealthy countries to go up and down. People tend to adjust the timing of births to take advantage of a “good” year – such as one when high state benefits are offered – or avoid a “bad” year – such as one with high economic uncertainty. … [Read more...] about US fertility is dropping. Here’s why some experts saw it coming
The city of Flint switched its water source in April 2014. In a bid to save money, officials stopping using H2O supplied by Detriot, and started to use the Flint River–but they didn’t take effocts to implement anti-corrosion methods. Lead was leeched from pipes, contaminating the drinking water. It is patently unhealthy for the human body to ingest lead. This metal hurts children and newborns in particular, damaging their nervous systems. … [Read more...] about Fertility ‘Fell off the Cliff’ During Flint Water Crisis, Researcher Says
“Go into any garden center or home improvement big-box store and look at what the application rates for lawn fertilizers are on the bags and you’ll see that they are already at or below the application rates contained in the bill,” Robertson said. … [Read more...] about Pennsylvania bill would place limits on fertilizer placed on lawns, golf courses, schools
For example, a woman is born with a set amount of eggs, and as she ages, her egg supply plummets, and the condition of the eggs that remain starts to deteriorate. However, scientists are still not sure why age would reduce the condition of a man’s sperm, seeing as he makes a new and continuous supply of the sex cells throughout his life. However, the team suggest that men can make-up for this drop in fertility as they age by maintaining a healthy weight, exercising, and not smoking. … [Read more...] about IVF Pregnancy: Why A Man’s Age Is Also Important For In Vitro Fertilization Success