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2014-01-13 16:23:57

WELLESLEY, Mass., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite concerns that turning teen moms into reality TV stars has glamorized teen pregnancy, a new study shows that MTV's 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom have had a more powerful impact in the opposite direction: the series has significantly reduced births to teens. The research, coauthored by Wellesley College economist Phillip B. Levine and University of Maryland economist Melissa S. Kearney, finds that MTV's 16 and Pregnant...

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2014-01-13 15:44:18

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While many have claimed that reality shows on MTV have no redeeming values, a new study has found that the popular shows “16 and Pregnant” and “Teen Mom” may have actually contributed to a record drop in teen pregnancies. Teen pregnancy rates have been falling over the past two decades, and many experts point to the Great Recession as playing a big role in this phenomenon. However, the new study’s statistical analysis has...

2013-10-08 11:28:19

According to a Finnish study, women with eating disorders are less likely to have children than others in their age group. The discrepancy is the most apparent in anorexia sufferers. In this group, the number of pregnancies was less than half of that of the control group. The likelihood of abortion was more than double for bulimics than for others in the same age group. Meanwhile, the likelihood for miscarriage was more than triple for binge-eating disorder (BED) sufferers. For women who...

2013-05-24 23:27:27

Teen birth rates declined dramatically in nearly all states from 2007 through 2011, according to new data released today by the CDC´s National Center for Health Statistics. During that time, the teen birth rate dropped at least 15% in 48 states and declined 30% or more in seven states. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Teen birth rates declined dramatically in nearly all states from 2007 through 2011, according to new data released today by the CDC´s National Center for Health...

2013-05-22 23:17:15

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Contraceptives Market (Drugs, Devices, Pills, Hormonal & Copper IUDs, Vaginal Rings, Subdermal Implants, Topical Contraceptives, Injectables, Diaphragms, Sponges, Male & Female Condoms) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," the global contraceptives market was valued at USD 16.0 billion in 2011 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.5% from 2012 to 2018, to reach an...

2013-05-08 17:09:15

Women with unintended pregnancy are four times more likely to suffer from postpartum depression at twelve months postpartum, suggests a new study published today (8 May) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The study, conducted at the University of North Carolina prenatal clinics questioned participants about pregnancy intention at 15-19 weeks gestational age, and women were classified as having an intended, mistimed or unwanted pregnancy. There were 433 women...

2013-04-16 11:07:24

A new study published in the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) journal, Arthritis Care & Research, reveals that women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who were on methotrexate (MTX), a drug commonly used to reduce inflammation caused by RA, had lower rates of induced abortions compared to women with RA who were not exposed to the medication. Findings indicate that women with RA exposed to anti-tumor necrosis factor (anti-TNF) drugs may have increased abortion rates compared to...


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