News tagged with birth control

French health estimates delve into Pill risk

A French drug watchdog on Tuesday released estimates for blood clots linked to birth control pills in the wake of fears that so-called third- and fourth-generation oral contraceptives boost a small risk of dangerous thrombosis.

Mar 26, 2013
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Prenatal DHA reduces early preterm birth, low birth weight

(Medical Xpress)—University of Kansas researchers have found that the infants of mothers who were given 600 milligrams of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA during pregnancy weighed more at birth and were less likely to be very ...

Feb 25, 2013
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Teen births hit record low, CDC reports

(HealthDay)—Teen birth rates have dropped yet again, reaching a historic low, and the number of babies being born early or with a low birth weight has also declined, a new U.S. government report shows.

Feb 11, 2013
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Babies are born earlier and smaller when males are scarce

(Medical Xpress)—In communities where Dad is more likely to be missing from the picture, more babies are born prematurely and of lower weight, according to a researcher from the University of Michigan School of Public Health ...

Feb 11, 2013
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