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2006-05-11 13:50:00

Reports of rare bacterial infections, including a handful of cases in women who have taken the controversial RU-486 abortion pill, are cause for concern and warrant further study, U.S. health experts said on Thursday.

2006-05-11 13:40:00

By Susan Heavey ATLANTA (Reuters) - Reports of rare bacterial infections, including a handful of cases in women who have taken the controversial RU-486 abortion pill, are cause for concern and warrant further study, U.S. health experts said on Thursday.

2006-05-11 02:10:00

The controversial abortion pill known as RU-486 will be in the spotlight on Thursday when U.S. health officials meet to discuss an outbreak of rare bacterial infections across the country, including a handful of cases in women who took the pill.

2006-05-11 01:55:00

By Susan Heavey ATLANTA (Reuters) - The controversial abortion pill known as RU-486 will be in the spotlight on Thursday when U.S. health officials meet to discuss an outbreak of rare bacterial infections across the country, including a handful of cases in women who took the pill.

2006-05-10 08:41:19

By Susan Heavey ATLANTA (Reuters) - U.S. health officials, under pressure from conservatives to pull the abortion pill Mifeprex off the market, will hold an open meeting on Thursday to discuss rare bacterial infections in women who took the drug.

2006-04-10 13:39:09

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One of two recent deaths of women taking the abortion pill RU-486 was unrelated to an abortion or use of the drug, but the second case is still under investigation, U.S. regulators said on Monday. The woman in the second case showed symptoms of infection, the U.S.

2006-04-10 14:30:00

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One of two recent deaths of women taking the abortion pill RU-486 was unrelated to an abortion or use of the drug, but the second case is still under investigation, U.S. regulators said on Monday. The woman in the second case showed symptoms of infection, the U.S.

2006-03-17 18:11:37

By Lisa Richwine WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two more women have died after taking the abortion pill RU-486 but officials do not know if the drug played a role in their deaths, U.S. regulators said on Friday.

2006-03-17 13:00:29

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two additional deaths have been reported after women took the abortion pill known as RU-486 or Mifeprex, U.S. regulators said on Friday. The Food and Drug Administration said it has not been able to determine the cause of the newly reported deaths.

2006-03-17 12:57:59

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two additional deaths have been reported after women took the abortion pill known as RU-486 or Mifeprex, U.S. regulators said on Friday. The Food and Drug Administration said it has not been able to determine the cause of the newly reported deaths.


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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.