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BMJ 2007; 335 doi: (Published 15 November 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:1010

Obese women should lose weight before fertility treatment: Guidelines from the British Fertility Society published in the journal Human Fertility say that treatment should be deferred if an obese woman's body mass index (BMI) exceeds 35 (2007 Nov 7 doi: 10.1080/14647270701731290). Women younger than 37 should aim to reduce their BMI to less than 30 to maximise the effectiveness and reduce the risks of treatments.

Tougher alcohol laws needed to prevent serious health problems: The UK government should make alcohol …

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