Hormonal Contraception Update
- Teenage contraception. Adams, Alison; D'Souza, Rachel // General Practice Update;Jun2009, Vol. 2 Issue 6, p36
Despite the 1998 government target to halve teenage pregnancies by 2010, the UK teenage pregnancy rate remains high. It is acknowledged that improving contraception use by teenagers plays a key role in reducing pregnancies. In this article, we look at the challenges in prescribing to this group,...
- abortion pills not risk for future pregnancies. Seelhoff, Cheryl Lindsey; Leigh, Sue; Rodgers, Melissa; Herold, Steph; Mantilla, Karla // Off Our Backs;2007, Vol. 37 Issue 2/3, p4
The article reports developments on various studies of abortion pills worldwide. A study conducted by Dr. Jun Zhang and his team of the U.S. National Institutes of Health found that there is no evidence that a previous medical abortion increases the risk of spontaneous abortion, ectopic...
- NICE news. // Update;11/17/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 5, p9
The article presents information on guidelines issued by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) in Great Britain on contraceptives. The new guidelines on long-acting contraceptives recommend that all women seeking contraceptive advice should be informed about the full...
- Reasons for Ineffective Contraceptive Use Antedating Adolescent Pregnancies Part 1: An Indicator of Gaps in Family Planning Services. Sheeder, Jeanelle; Tocce, Kristina; Stevens-Simon, Catherine // Maternal & Child Health Journal;May2009, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p295
Purpose Identify new ways to increase the impact of pregnancy prevention interventions on the number of children born to adolescents. Methods The study participants, a racially/ethnically diverse group of 1,568, pregnant 13â€“18 year olds, reported why they had not used contraception at the...
- Emergency Contraception: Safe, Effective, Neglected. Napoli, Maryann // HealthFacts;Sep2002, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p5
Focuses on the effectiveness of emergency contraceptive drugs in preventing pregnancy.
- SHE GOT BLOOD CLOTS FROM BIRTH CONTROL. // Redbook;Jul2011, Vol. 217 Issue 1, p76
The article presents a case study of a woman suffering from swelling and pain in her legs due to a clot caused by consumption of hormonal birth control.
- SEX ANSWERS, PLEASE! Hutcherson, Hilda // Glamour;Dec2008, Vol. 106 Issue 12, p146
This article provides an answer to a question on barrier birth control methods.
- While Missouri may subsidize billionaires, it shortchanges vital programs. Klotzer, Charles L. // St. Louis Journalism Review;Apr2002, Vol. 32 Issue 245, p30
Comments on the establishment of Family Planning Program in Missouri. Opposition to the use of contraceptive drugs and devices; Reduction of the need for abortion; Prevention and treatment of diseases.
- Emergency contraception? It's not too late! Graham, Janis // Redbook;Sep2001, Vol. 197 Issue 3, p23
Focuses on a study which found that women can still avoid pregnancy if they took morning-after pills for up to five days of unprotected sex.