Students over-estimate late pregnancies – study

first_imgOneNews 23 October 2014University students in New Zealand don’t realise how much fertility declines in women as they age and over-estimate the success of fertility treatments such as IVF, a new study shows.The study by University of Auckland fifth-year medical student Nathanael Lucas questioned 683 University of Auckland students about their knowledge and expectations around fertility.The questions were based on an Israeli study in 2011 that looked at ‘the fertility myth’ and Israeli students’ knowledge about age-related fertility decline and late pregnancies.Although New Zealand students correctly identified that fertility declines with age, they over-estimated the rates of pregnancy for both spontaneous and IVF pregnancies.The study also showed that while students were aware of some of the fertility treatments available, they over-estimated their effectiveness.University students are the most likely group to postpone parenthood, yet several international studies have shown that they over-estimate their fertility. read more

Thomas James Guthrie Found Guilty of Criminal Sexual Conduct

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisAn Alpena man has been found guilty of two counts of criminal sexual conduct in the first degree. Thanks to a jury, 49–year–old Thomas James Guthrie will possibly be spending life behind bars after he was found guilty during trial last week.The assault took place back in 2005 when Guthrie assaulted another male in the city of Alpena. After an investigation charges were finally made in July 2016.Prosecuting Attorney, Ed Black said quote: “It is very reassuring and comforting to know that the people of this community can and will believe that men can be victims of this crime along with women and children.”Guthrie was also convicted for 2 counts of criminal sexual conduct in the 3rd degree back in 1993. The Alpena man spent 10 years in prison for that conviction.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThis Tags: Criminal Sexual Conduct, Sexual Assault, Thomas GuthrieContinue ReadingPrevious Jury Selected in Trial for Man Accused of Criminal Sexual Conduct, Dennis LiskeNext 12-Year-Old Alpena Girl Recovery After Bike Accidentlast_img read more