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2014-04-04 11:42:57

Health care clinics should routinely offer same-day placement of intrauterine devices (IUDs) to women seeking emergency contraception, according to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The study findings, published online in the journal Contraception, demonstrate that providing patient education along with same-day placement service increases both knowledge and use of IUDs three months and a year after women seek emergency contraception. “Women seeking...

2013-02-14 23:00:32

d´Oliveira & Associates Issues Press Release with Current Information on Mirena IUD Lawsuits (PRWEB) February 14, 2013 Mirena IUD is a long-acting reversible contraceptive device manufactured by Bayer. The company was criticized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for it´s alleged misleading “Simple Style Campaign” that did not report all warnings regarding Mirena IUD´s routine use. Alleged risks involved with using the Mirena IUD device include uterine...

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...

Free Birth Control Reduces Abortion Rates, But May Lead To More Sex
2012-10-05 11:05:23

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study published online in Obstetrics & Gynecology shows that abortions and unplanned pregnancies have dramatically dropped after adult and teenage women were offered birth control at no cost. Women and girls were also more likely to choose IUDs or contraceptive implants when cost was not an issue. Providing free birth control options substantially reduced the number of unplanned pregnancies and abortion rates by 62 to 78...

IUDs, Implants Urged For Teens
2012-09-22 06:37:39

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The American College of Obsetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recently updated its guidelines for teen birth control, recommending that teens use IUD's and hormonal implants as a "first line of defense." Both IUD's and hormonal implants, like the Implanon device, are long lasting and more effective birth control than the pill or the patch, the group says. However, they are more invasive, requiring a doctor to put them in place....

IUDs More Effective Than The Pill At Preventing Pregnancy: Study
2012-05-24 11:00:34

[ Watch the Video ] In a new study of birth control methods and unintended pregnancies, researchers have found that the pill is the most popular method of contraception used in the US, however it may not be the most effective. The study found that more US women got pregnant while using short-acting methods such as pills, patches and vaginal rings -- and that the highest rate of unintended pregnancies was seen in women under 21 years of age. Researchers at Washington University School...

2012-05-24 05:25:11

(Ivanhoe Newswire)–Nearly half of all unintended pregnancies in the United States are due to contraceptive failure, and it´s largely because of inconsistent or incorrect use. That´s what researchers at Washington University concluded after studying the effectiveness of long-acting reversible contraception. Birth-control pills are the most commonly used reversible contraceptive in the country, but they´re only effective if women remember to take a pill every day and...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.