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Emergency Contraception Use On The Rise
2013-02-14 19:07:38

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wrote in a report on Thursday more and more women in the US are taking the "morning-after" pill. Emergency contraceptions are used by women after they have had sexual intercourse in an attempt to ensure they will not get pregnant. About one half of all pregnancies in the US are unintended, according to the CDC. There are at least four brands out there now that offer a morning...

Parents Prefer Birth Control Pill For Their Daughters
2013-02-14 06:01:39

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Parental acceptability is an important factor in birth control method selection for their teenage daughters. A new study, published in this month´s issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health sought to examine parental acceptability of different forms of contraception and to explore the factors and motives that influenced the attitudes of the parents. According to the study, parents are far more accepting of their young...

2013-02-09 23:01:01

Court records show that more than 1,000 cases have been filed so far in federal consolidated litigation San Diego CA (PRWEB) February 09, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/nuvaring.html Resource4thePeople announced today that as the number of lawsuits filed by victims who claim blood-clotting problems as a result of their use of the NuvaRing contraceptive has climbed to more than 1,000* it is continuing to provide referrals for victims of these side effects to lawyers...

2013-02-08 23:02:07

Attorneys offer free consultations to victims of possible blood-clotting risks detailed by FDA review of information. San Diego CA (PRWEB) February 08, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/yasmin.html Consumer advocates at Resource4thePeople, acting upon recent Food and Drug Administration warnings about possible blood-clotting dangers associated with contraceptives Yaz and Yasmin, are announcing they are offering assistance to help victims obtain legal aid. “We are...

2013-02-08 14:23:59

Long-acting reversible contraception with progestin appears safe but merits further study Highlights of this news release: -Six-month study finds that progestin-releasing contraceptives show a slight negative impact on metabolic markers, raising the risk for type 2 diabetes. -Contraceptive implants under the skin increase the risk more than uterine implants. -Longer and larger studies are needed to see if metabolic changes are temporary or long-term. A first-of-its-kind study by...

2013-02-07 23:03:49

The DrugRisk Resource Center is the Web´s largest source for information on prescription drug warnings, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com New York, NY (PRWEB) February 07, 2013 The prescription drug resource center DrugRisk.com is alerting patients taking the birth control drugs Yaz or Yasmin of new information added to the site which shows thousands of Yaz lawsuits still remain pending despite reports that thousands have already settled. “The goal of...

2013-02-04 08:25:50

FORT LEE, N.J., Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Herborium Group, Inc., (OTC Pink: HBRM) www.herborium.com, a Botanical Therapeutics® Company discusses an impact of a ban of Bayer's Diana-35 acne drug in Europe, and a follow up investigation in Canada, on Herborium' s all botanical acne treatment -AcnEase®. Diane-35 is a hormonal drug used to treat hormonal acne, especially those resulting from too much of androgens (male hormones). It is also an oral contraceptive (birth control pill)....

2013-01-24 23:03:13

The DrugRisk Resource Center is the Web´s largest source for information on prescription drug warnings, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 24, 2013 The patient advocates at DrugRisk.com are alerting patients taking the birth control drugs Yaz or Yasmin of new information on the site showing patient claims over alleged blood clots from the drugs has now spread as far as Europe, as settlements continue in the United States....

2013-01-24 23:01:07

The Drug Risk Resource Center is the Web´s largest source for information on prescription drug warnings, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com New York, NY (PRWEB) January 24, 2013 The prescription drug resource center DrugRisk.com is alerting women who have used the vaginal ring contraceptive NuvaRing of new information added to the site showing trials are scheduled to begin this year for those claiming they suffered blood clots from the devices. The mission of...

2013-01-21 23:03:20

Free online tool to research and report prescription drug side effects on skin and nails Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) January 21, 2013 RxISK.org, the first free independent website for researching and reporting prescription drug side effects, has just added a Skin Zone to highlight and collect data on the links between prescription drugs and our skin and nails. “Crime TV fans know how easily drugs can be detected by skin and nail analysis,” says Dr. Dee Mangin, Data Based...