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2013-12-11 23:21:13

The Population Council’s Studies in Family Planning (December 2013) credits the contraceptive social marketing and behavior change communication implemented by DKT Ethiopia as contributing factors to "an emerging family planning success story." Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 A new article published in the Population Council’s Studies in Family Planning (December 2013) calls Ethiopia, which was the site of the 2013 International Conference on Family Planning,...

2013-12-06 00:19:41

Findings suggest expanded use of these contraceptive devices In a finding that could expand the use of one of the most effective forms of birth control, two intrauterine contraceptive systems that had lower doses of the contraceptive hormone, levonorgestrel, were found to be safe and effective in preventing pregnancies, according to an international study that included researchers at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (LA BioMed). The study,...

2013-12-04 23:21:03

The global market for reproductive technologies and products is expected to reach nearly $16.1 billion in 2013. BCC Research projects the market to grow to nearly $19.6 billion by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate of 4.1% from 2013 to 2018. Wellesley, Mass (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, Human Reproductive Technologies: Products and Global Markets, from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the global market for...

2013-12-03 23:32:16

The DrugRisk Resource Center is the Web’s largest source for information on prescription drug research, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com New York, NY (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 The birth control implant safety advocates at DrugRisk.com are announcing a new warning for women using the Mirena IUD, based on recent court records showing the number of lawsuits alleging the devices caused perforation injuries have grown in recent months*. DrugRisk is a free resource...

Male Contraceptive Pill
2013-12-03 14:31:19

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Women may soon be off the hook with having to remember to take birth control following the introduction of a new male contraceptive reported in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. Scientists found that complete male infertility could be achieved by blocking two proteins found on the smooth muscle cells that trigger the transport of sperm. They demonstrated that the absence of two proteins in mouse models...

2013-11-30 23:04:16

The attorneys at Bernstein Liebhard LLP are currently offering free and confidential Mirena IUD lawsuit evaluations to women who may have been injured by the intrauterine birth control device. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 A total of 300 Mirena lawsuit (http://www.mirenalawsuitclaims.com/) claims are now pending in a multicounty litigation underway in New Jersey’s Bergen County Superior Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to a Case List update from November...

2013-11-27 23:04:30

Fairhaven Health recently partnered with the American Pregnancy Association in an effort to help educate and support trying-to-conceive and pregnant couples. The American Pregnancy Association is a popular nonprofit organization that provides couples with a host of educational materials, a toll-free helpline, and a new storefront featuring Fairhaven Health products such as ovulation prediction tools, fertility supplements, and more. Bellingham, WA (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Fairhaven...

2013-11-26 23:26:03

The section is the first of its kind to be made available in Arabic, and is based on information from Harvard Medical School and the Mayo Clinic. Amman, Jordan and Ramallah, Palestine (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 WebTeb, the leading Arabic health and lifestyle portal, announced today the launch of its pregnancy section, the first of its kind in Arabic with doctor-approved content, branded as “Teb Baby”. “Teb Baby” targets expecting families in the Middle East and North Africa with...

Morning After Pill Less Effective On Plus-Sized Women
2013-11-26 16:02:49

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A certain emergency contraception made in Europe is now being packaged to show that it is less effective for women weighing over 176 pounds, according to the pill’s maker HRA Pharma. The company said it became aware there was "a clear impact of weight" on the effectiveness of its contraceptive pill Norlevo while conducting research on another related issue. HRA Pharma chief executive Erin Gainer told CNN's Jacque Wilson that...

2013-11-22 23:33:25

http://www.DrugNews.net is the web’s premier source for prescription device warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit the DrugNews Center today. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 The birth control safety center at DrugNews.net is alerting women using the Mirena IUD contraceptive of new information on the site. Recent court records show the number of lawsuits alleging patients suffered perforation injuries from the devices has grown this month*. DrugNews is a free...


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