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Society's advice on low weight and IVF was ignored by media

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 21 September 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:654
  1. Helen C Murphy, clinical lecturer in psychiatry (,
  2. John F Morgan, director
  1. St George's, University of London, London SW17 0RE
  2. Yorkshire Centre for Eating Disorders, Leeds Mental Health NHS Trust, Newsam Centre, Seacroft Hospital, Leeds LS14 6WB

    EDITOR—In his report on the guidance issued by the British Fertility Society, O'Dowd says that the society recommended obese women should be denied fertility treatment.1 In this, he shows the same bias as much of the rest of the media. The guidance issued by the BFS actually states …

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