Aug 28, 2013

6% would abort if new blood test finds flaw: study

An Okayama University team’s poll of 557 pregnant women has found that 5.7 percent would have an abortion if an initial blood test indicated the likelihood of fetal chromosomal abnormalities. The survey was the first large-scale study on pregnant women in Japan after a ...

Jun 17, 2013

Births involving donor eggs has tripled since 2009

Births involving donor eggs have more than tripled over the past three years, a government survey says. According to a survey conducted by a health ministry study group, the national birth rate for donor eggs rose to 0.051 percent in 2012, compared with 0.015 ...