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- New Long-Acting Contraceptive Can Also Help Women Avoid Hysterectomy. // HealthFacts;Mar2001, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p4
Reports on the effectiveness of the intrauterine device, called Mirena, on birth control and an alternative to hysterectomy for women who suffer excessive menstrual flow.
- Emergency contraception: Is it time to change method? Webb, Anne // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);02/06/99, Vol. 318 Issue 7180, p342
Features levonorgestrel as an emergency contraception method and as an alternative of combined estrogen-progestogen method. Effectiveness of levonorgestrel; How to avail and use the pill; Issues about the use of contraceptives.
- Reflecting on the past and planning for the future. Hébert, Paul C.; Stanbrook, Matthew; Sibbald, Barbara; Flegel, Ken; MacDonald, Noni; Attaran, Amir // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/3/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 1, p9
The author provides information on the various changes to the "Canadian Medical Association Journal." He mentions that some of the changes include editorials on more clinical topics in the coming issues as a result of the new editorial board members and associate editors, a more systematic...
- Levonorgestrel is a better emergency contraceptive than the combination pill. Olenick, I. // International Family Planning Perspectives;Mar99, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p53
Compares postcoital contraceptives Yuzpe regimen and levonorgestrel. Efficacy and side effects of levonorgestrel and Yuzpe regimen; Direct proportionality between pregnancy risk and unprotected intercourse and treatment; Recommendation in making levonorgestrel as the standard emergency regimen.
- UPDATE ON LEVONORGESTREL FOR EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION. Strayer, Scott M.; Couchenour, Rachel L. // Journal of Family Practice;Dec99, Vol. 48 Issue 12, p1002
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Combined Oral Contraceptives Versus Levonorgestrel for Emergency Contraception."
- The effects of the levonorgestrel intrauterine system (Mirena coil) on endometrial morphology. Phillips, V.; Graham, C.T.; Manek, S.; McCluggage, W.G. // Journal of Clinical Pathology;Apr2003, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p305
Aims: The Mirena coil is a levonorgestrel releasing intrauterine device that is in widespread use. This study aims to document the endometrial morphology associated with this device. Methods: Endometrial specimens from 75 women with the Mirena coil were reviewed and the histological features...
- Studies on oral contraceptives are flawed. // Pulse;5/11/2011, Vol. 71 Issue 17, p13
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Lower clot risk with levonorgestrel."
- The Mirena intrauterine system. // GP: General Practitioner;12/16/2002, p42
Focuses on the mirena intrauterine system for contraception in women. Description of the system; Advantages of the system; Failure rate of mirena.
- Single hormone is best for emergency pill. Wise, Jacqui // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);08/15/98, Vol. 317 Issue 7156, p432
Reports that a task force for the World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed that levonorgestrel alone is a better form of emergency contraception than the current standard treatment of a combination of levonorgestrel and ethinyloestradiol. Highlights of a study that led the WHO to this...