News tagged with unintended pregnancies
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Intrauterine devices (IUDs) should be used routinely to provide emergency contraception, according to the authors of the first systematic review of all available data from the past 35 years. They found that IUDs had a failure ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A batch of birth control pills manufactured in India for US distribution has been recalled due to a packaging error that could make the pills ineffective, US health authorities said on Monday.
Medications Feb 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Hormonal contraceptives appear to thwart pregnancy just as well in overweight and obese women as those of normal weight despite markedly lower pregnancy-prevention hormone levels among heavier ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
First-time first-trimester induced abortion is not associated with an increased risk of readmission to psychiatric facilities among women with a history of a treated mental disorder, according to a report in the February ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer on Wednesday recalled one million packets of birth control pills over a packaging error that could put women at risk of unintended pregnancy.
Medications Feb 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A new government study suggests a lot of teenage girls are clueless about their chances of getting pregnant.
Health Jan 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Prevention is better than cure especially in the field of sexual and reproductive health and especially in Australia, where the teenage pregnancy and abortion rate is higher than in any other Western ...
Health Sep 29, 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
Many areas of the world are at war and both the conflict and aftermath have dire consequences for the health of people affected. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Conflict and Health reports that w ...
Health Jul 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Women who receive a contraceptive known as an intrauterine device or IUD immediately following a first trimester abortion experience few complications and are less likely to have an unintended pregnancy than those who delay ...
Health Jun 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Sexual pleasure among young adults (ages 18-26) is linked to healthy psychological and social development, according to a new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The study is the ...
Health Jun 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
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