May 22, 2024

IN BRIEF: Australian infertility ~ underage girls and IVF ~ sperm donors

  • Skyrocketing rates of obesity and diabetes in Australia may leave many women unable to conceive a child, say doctors. “I believe that within 10 years, if obesity continues to rise at the present rate, half of all Australian women could be temporarily or permanently infertile,” says Dr Robert David, an obesity researcher.