Pediatric Provider Education and Use of Long-Acting Reversible Contraception in Adolescents
Pediatric primary care providers prescribe the majority of contraception to adolescents, but they often lack training in long-acting reversible contraception. Our objective was...
5 days ago - Journal of Pediatric Health Care
Oral Contraceptive Use Link to Childhood Leukemia
Maternal use of combined estrogen/progestin oral contraception near or during pregnancy was significantly associated with an increased risk for non-lymphoid-type leukemia in...
8 days ago - Medscape
Women are struggling to access contraception: Experts fear cuts will cause a surge in abortions
According to Freedom of Information requests, almost half of all councils in England have closed or plan to cut the number of sites issuing contraceptives between 2015 and 2019.
8 days ago - Daily Mail
Two New Contraceptive Methods: More Choice or More Risk?
Dr Andrew Kaunitz comments on the benefits of one of these new methods and some concerns about the other. Medscape Ob/Gyn
8 days ago - Medscape
Women 'struggling to access contraception'
Doctors warn that contraceptive access is at a "crossroads", with services being cut across England.
9 days ago - BBC
Texting as a Strategy to Increase Contraception Use Compliance in Adolescent Females
“Teen pregnancy prevention is one of the Center for Disease Control 's top seven priorities”. The National Center for Health Statistics recently reported that more than half of...
10 days ago - Journal of Pediatric Nursing
Menopausal and Contraceptive Hormone Use Linked to Microscopic Colitis
Reuters Health Information
11 days ago - Medscape
Science Does Not Support Claims That Contraceptives Are ‘Abortion-Inducing'
Judge Kavanaugh's use of the term in his confirmation hearing resurrected a controversial phrase.
13 days ago - NY Times - 3 articles
Brett Kavanaugh Calls Birth Control An ‘Abortion-Inducing Drug'
Brett Kavanaugh's thoughts on birth control are terrifyingly ignorant During yesterday's Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh , we learned...
13 days ago - Scary Mommy - 3 articles
Why Do Female Troops Get Pregnant During Deployment?
Military's efforts to provide contraception seen falling short
14 days ago - MedPageToday
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New Smartphone App and Lab Kit Can Help Diagnose Urinary Infections Much Faster
Your smartphone can be your doctor now, here's how. New smartphone app using the phone's camera and lab kit can help identify urinary tract infections much faster.
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Moorfields Eye Hospital researchers checked medical records since 1986 to analyse and compare rates of the infection in south east England.
New Study Reports Poor Physical and Mental Health in Rural Borderland...
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New Fatty Acids Can Slow Down an Over Reactive Immune System
New type of fatty acid identified can slow down the overreactive immune system which may lead to potential treatments for the disease
TINY Cancer Detection Tool Proves Effective as Kaposi Sarcoma-associated...
New TINY cancer detection device shows promise as a Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus detector.
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Providing evidence-based infection prevention and control strategies can help reduce healthcare-associated infections by up to 55 percent, reveals a new study.
New Test Could Detect Patients at Risk from Lethal Fungal Spores
New test developed by scientists could allow physicians to screen patients at risk from Aspergillus easily and effectively.
Controversial study claims human memory cells do not grow throughout life...
Until the early 1980s, scientists accepted the findings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal - the father of modern neuroscience - that adult brains do not experience neurogenesis, the...