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BMJ 2009; 338 doi: (Published 18 March 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b1130

Experts to review cervical screening age: The health minister Ann Keen has asked the Advisory Committee on Cervical Screening to review the evidence to determine whether women younger than 25 in England should be routinely screened for cervical cancer. The findings will be presented later this year.

UN predicts fall in fertility rates: The United Nations estimate that global fertility will decline from 2.56 children per woman in 2005-10 to 2.02 in 2045-50. The biggest reduction is projected …

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