News tagged with contraceptive methods
More than 230 million women worldwide projected to have unmet need for modern contraceptive methods by 2015
New research on contraceptive prevalence and unmet need for contraception in married or co-habiting women of reproductive age (15 – 49 years), based on data from 194 countries, suggests that although the proportion of women ...
Health Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Parents are more accepting of their teenage daughters using birth control pills than any other form of contraception, including condoms, according to a recent study from UC San Francisco (UCSF).
Health Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(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
Parents of teen girls are more ready to accept their daughters being offered birth control pills and condoms during doctor visits than other, more effective and long-acting contraceptive methods, according ...
Health Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A study to evaluate birth control methods has found dramatic differences in their effectiveness. Women who used birth control pills, the patch or vaginal ring were 20 times more likely to have an unintended pregnancy than ...
Overweight and Obesity May 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
If you have stable cardiovascular disease, it is more than likely that you can safely engage in sexual activity, according to an American Heart Association scientific statement.
Cardiology Jan 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- Worried about birth control in light of headlines about side effects from Yaz and the patch? Women have a lot of options that are safe and effective, including some that are even more reliable.
Health Dec 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
In the battle over birth control, one fact often is overlooked: Women typically spend the bulk of their reproductive lives trying to avoid getting pregnant.
Health Aug 09, 2011 | 4 / 5 (4) | 4
Repeat abortions are significantly reduced if women use long-acting reversible contraceptive methods such as intrauterine devices (IUDs) after an abortion.
Health Jul 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0