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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...

2013-07-23 23:25:31

The Firm is currently investigating Mirena IUD lawsuits on behalf of women who suffered spontaneous device migration, uterine perforations, and other alleged serious Mirena complications. St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 The Simon Law Firm, P.C. is currently investigating Mirena IUD lawsuits on behalf of women who have suffered spontaneous device migration, uterine perforations, and other alleged serious Mirena complications. St. Louis, Missouri based The Simon Law Firm, P.C. is...

2013-05-09 23:22:20

The Mirena IUD lawyers at the Rottenstein Law Group are troubled by recent news that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has to date received more than 47,000 adverse event reports about Mirena side effects for the Bayer-manufactured hormonal contraceptive device.* (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 The Mirena IUD lawyers at the Rottenstein Law Group are troubled by recent news reported in AdverseEvents that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has to date received more than 47,000 adverse event...

2013-05-02 23:16:40

The Mirena IUD lawyers at the Rottenstein Law Group are concerned about a new study that approves of the use of the hormonal IUD in teens. The firm has received many calls from women who have had the IUD surgically removed because it became embedded in their uteruses. (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 The Mirena IUD lawyers at the Rottenstein Law Group are concerned about a new study* that approves of the use of the hormonal IUD in teens. The firm has received many calls from women who have had the IUD...

2012-09-10 22:59:36

Pregnant women who have had prior preterm births may avoid a subsequent early birth if given progestogens, which are natural or synthetic forms of progesterone, a female hormone that naturally increases during pregnancy, a Vanderbilt analysis shows. Women who have had prior preterm births and are given progestogens while expecting a single child show some benefit from additional hormone, Vanderbilt researchers reported in a systematic review released on Thursday in Obstetrics &...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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