France insisted Friday on restricting the prescription of newer-generation birth control pills even as Europe's medicines watchdog declared there was no evidence to back a health warning.
Medications Jan 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
The federal government has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta and other religious institutions seeking to overturn a provision in the federal health care law that requires ...
Health Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a study published today in Pediatrics, scientists at Umeå University in Sweden conclude that giving iron supplements to low birth weight infants reduces the risk of behavior problems like ADHD later in life.
Attention deficit disorders Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) who are taking combined oral contraceptives have a 2-fold risk of blood clots compared with women without the disorder who take contraceptives, states a study published in CMAJ (Canad ...
Medications Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Children exposed to alcohol during fetal development exhibit changes in brain structure and metabolism that are visible using various imaging techniques, according to a new study being presented today at the annual meeting ...
Neuroscience Nov 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(HealthDay)—Birth control pills are safe and should be sold over-the-counter without the need for a doctor's exam or prescription, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommended ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
U.S. abortions fell 5 percent during the Great Recession in the biggest one-year decrease in at least a decade, according to government figures released Wednesday.
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(HealthDay)—Overweight and obese women are at increased risk for rheumatoid arthritis, a new study suggests.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The birth control pill and sterilization are still the most common forms of contraception, but new federal data released Thursday show that long-acting methods are gaining ground while condom use for birth control is declining.
Health Oct 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A U.S. Food and Drug Administration-funded study led by the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research found an increased risk of arterial thrombotic events (ATE) and venous thromboembolic events (VTE)—commonly ...
Medications Oct 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Is delaying premature delivery safe? Professor questions the use of drugs that delay premature birth
Professor Alfirevic from the Department of Women's and Children's Health at the University of Liverpool argues that although premature children tend to have lower cognitive ability than their peers and 14.9 million are born ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Young women who start using hormonal contraceptives for birth control often stop using condoms, but a new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health finds that if they later discontinue using hormonal contra ...
Health Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
Providing birth control to women at no cost substantially reduced unplanned pregnancies and cut abortion rates by 62 percent to 78 percent over the national rate, a new study shows.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Oct 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
U.S. births fell for the fourth year in a row, the government reported Wednesday, with experts calling it more proof that the weak economy has continued to dampen enthusiasm for having children.
Health Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Late preterm infants (LPIs), born at 34 to 36 weeks of gestation, who receive intensive care, have similar cognitive, motor, and language skills at age 3 as LPIs who did not receive intensive ...
Pediatrics Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0