News tagged with female births
A new, free iPad application developed at UCLA helps women navigate through the sometimes confusing process of selecting a birth control method without sacrificing quality of information. The app is appealing to look at, ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—It's rare for children in the United States aged 10 to 12 to be sexually active, especially on a voluntary basis, a new study finds. However, almost one in five teens has had sex before age ...
Pediatrics Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
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.
Medications Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In a study to be presented on February 14 at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting, in San Francisco, researchers will report that variation in a gene involved in inflammation is ...
Health Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) on Monday said it would review safety data for third- and fourth-generation birth control pills, responding to French concern that these contraceptives may cause dangerous blood clots.
Medications Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
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
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 |
A promising study out today in the prestigious Journal of Neuroscience showed that in a mouse model of Rett syndrome, researchers were able to reverse abnormalities in brain activity and improve neurological function by tre ...
Neuroscience Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Being underweight at birth may have consequences above and beyond the known short-term effects says a research report published in the October 2012 issue of The FASEB Journal. The report shows that rats with a low birth ...
Pediatrics Oct 01, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Pregnant women who have had prior preterm births may avoid a subsequent early birth if given progestogens, which are natural or synthetic forms of progesterone, a female hormone that naturally increases during pregnancy, ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The no-frills maternity ward in Nawanshahr district public hospital offers a rare sight in India; parents cooing over newborn girls -- lots of them.
Health Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Fertility measures for 15- to 44-year olds for 2006 to 2010 are similar to findings from 2002, according to an April 12 data brief issued by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS).
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Women have long bemoaned the fact that as they have more children, their weight gain from pregnancy becomes more difficult to lose. A new study using a mouse model that mimics the human effects of multiparity (giving birth ...
Health Jan 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Performance anxiety? Not for this human sperm.
Medical research Dec 29, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 2
(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