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*  Pelvic inflammatory disease
For women with PID of mild to moderate severity, parenteral and oral therapies appear to be effective. It does not matter to ... A type of intrauterine device (IUD) known as the Dalkon shield led to increased rates of PID in the 1970s. Current IUDs are not ... Using hormonal combined contraceptive pills also helps in reducing the chances of PID by thickening the cervical mucosal plug ... Treating a woman's sexual partners should also occur. In those with mild or moderate symptoms a single injection of the ...
*  Hormonal IUDs
1988). "New insights on the mode of action of intrauterine contraceptive devices in women". Fertil Steril. 49: 768-773. PMID ... If this happens a woman is not protected from pregnancy. Expulsion is more common in younger women, women who have not had ... "Popular contraceptive device Mirena target of lawsuits in Canada, U.S". CTV. 21 May 2014. Archived from the original on 26 ... More than 120 countries have approved the device and it is used by more than 10 million women. In addition to birth control, ...
*  List of MeSH codes (E07)
... contraceptive devices, female MeSH E07.190.250.260 --- condoms, female MeSH E07.190.250.520 --- intrauterine devices MeSH ... intrauterine devices, copper MeSH E07.190.270 --- contraceptive devices, male MeSH E07.190.270.150 --- condoms MeSH E07.206.250 ... ear protective devices MeSH E07.700.260 --- eye protective devices MeSH E07.700.380 --- head protective devices MeSH E07.700. ... E07.190.250.520.259 --- intrauterine device expulsion MeSH E07.190.250.520.520 --- intrauterine devices, medicated MeSH E07.190 ...
*  Catholic Church and health care
For example, a woman bleeding and in pain due to a misplaced Intrauterine contraceptive device was refused treatment. We think ... Catholic women were also among the first female professors of medicine, as with Trotula of Salerno the 11th century pysician ... Women's religious institutes such as the Sisters of Charity, Sisters of Mercy and Sisters of St Francis opened and operated ... In 2016, a woman was refused treatment according to the "Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services" ...
*  Abortion in Trinidad and Tobago
Today, oral contraceptives, intra-uterine devices (IUDs), and male and female condoms are available for free at public health ... Although abortion is not permitted, other methods of contraceptives such as oral contraceptives, condoms, and tubal ligation ... This method suggests women should observe symptoms in her body that indicate whether she is fertile or infertile, and this will ... Women who can afford expensive but safe abortions at private practices and hospitals are the only ones who remain unaffected. ...
*  Copper IUDs
... and patient acceptability of the intrauterine Copper T-380A contraceptive device". International Journal of Women's Health. 2: ... The device itself carries no increased risk of PID beyond the time of insertion. Cramping: Many women feel cramping or pain ... This device was somewhat large, causing discomfort to a large proportion of women users, and had a hard plastic tail, causing ... "Growth in World Contraceptive Use Stalling; 215 Million Women's Needs Still Unmet". Earth Policy Institute. Archived from the ...
*  Human overpopulation
... and to make birth-control devices like male and female condoms, contraceptive pills and intrauterine devices easily available. ... In 2000-2005, the average world fertility was 2.65 children per woman, about half the level in 1950-1955 (5 children per woman ... Under this law, women have no right to deny their husbands sex unless they are ill, and can be denied food if they do." ... Women don't want to have 12 kids of whom nine will die." - David Attenborough Egypt announced a program to reduce its ...
*  Women in Islam
... the use of contraceptive devices is permitted if the marital partners agree. All the Islamic schools of law from the tenth to ... "UN Women welcomes increased number of women in Algeria's Parliament". UN Women welcomes increased number of women in Algeria's ... The Status Of Women In Islam. Chapter: The Woman as Member of the Society: When is a woman allowed to work? Laurie A. Brand ( ... Hui women are self-aware of their relative freedom as Chinese women in contrast to the status of Arab women in countries like ...
*  Acrosin
... or female contraceptives through the use of intravaginal contraceptive devices. Moreover, as serine proteases are important in ... Burck P.J., Zimmerman R.E. An intravaginal contraceptive device for the delivery of an acrosin and hyaluronidase inhibitor" ... In rabbit models, an intravaginal contraceptive device that secreted tetradecyl sodium sulfate, a known inhibitor of acrosin ... Although its exact mechanism of action is not entirely clear, acrosin could thus serve as a novel target for contraceptive ...
*  One-child policy
As part of the policy, women were required to have a contraceptive intrauterine device (IUD) surgically installed after having ... From 1980 to 2014, 324 million Chinese women were fitted with IUDs in this way and 107 million were sterilized. Women who ... improve the health of women and children, prevent HIV/AIDS and provide family planning assistance to women in 154 countries". ... Millions of female fetuses have been aborted since the 1970s. China outlawed sex selective abortions in 2005, but the law is ...
*  Contraceptive implant
Play media Play media Several options exist for women, depending on the approval status of devices in their region. The ... An intrauterine device (IUD) is a small contraceptive device, often 'T'-shaped and containing either copper or the hormone ... A contraceptive implant is an implantable medical device used for the purpose of birth control. The implant may depend on the ... As with other contraceptives, a contraceptive implant is designed to prevent pregnancy, but it does not protect against ...
*  Fertility
An equally large industry has emerged to provide contraceptive devices designed to prevent conception. Their effectiveness in ... This fertile window varies from woman to woman, just as the ovulation date often varies from cycle to cycle for the same woman ... Child-Woman Ratio (CWR) - the ratio of the number of children under 5 to the number of women 15-49, times 1000. It is ... In women the decline is more rapid, with complete infertility normally occurring around the age of 50. A woman's menstrual ...
*  CONRAD (organization)
... on a study comparing the performance of the Woman's Condom and the FC2 Female Condom. Other contraceptive devices include Lea's ... CONTRACEPTION: CONRAD conducted studies leading to the regulatory approval of several contraceptive devices. CONRAD supported ... Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) trials which tested daily use of an oral antiretroviral in women and several vaginal gel trials ... "Contraceptive Efficacy, Safety, Fit, and Acceptability of a ... : Obstetrics & Gynecology". LWW. doi:10.1097/AOG. ...
*  Women in Brunei
... and have access to contraceptive devices and methods through the government and private clinics. According to information ... Women in Brunei are women living in Brunei Darussalam. In their version of Islamic society, Bruneian women are regarded as ... Women had equal access to diagnostic and treatment facilities for sexually transmitted diseases. Women had equal access to HIV ... Islamic law requires that males receive twice the inheritance of women. Civil law permits female citizens to pass their ...
*  Polycystic ovary syndrome
Ultrasonographic findings of polycystic ovaries are found in 8-25% of normal women. 14% women on oral contraceptives are found ... Ovarian cysts are also a common side effect of intrauterine devices (IUDs). The condition was first described in 1935 by ... When appropriate (e.g., in women of child-bearing age who require contraception), a standard contraceptive pill is frequently ... Like women without PCOS, women with PCOS that are ovulating may be infertile due to other causes, such as tubal blockages due ...
*  Female condom
... is a device that is used during sexual intercourse as a barrier contraceptive to reduce the risk of sexually transmitted ... The Woman's Condom, developed by PATH, through a user-centered design process, is a new female contraceptive designed for ... MedlinePlus Encyclopedia Female condoms Female condoms for anal sex archive 20090430 "How to Put on a Female Condom (For Anal ... PDF) "Female Health Company". Female Health Company. Retrieved 2011-06-12. "UNFPA". UNFPA. Retrieved 2013-01-04. "The Female ...
*  Contraceptive sponge
Women who use contraceptive sponges have an increased risk of yeast infection and urinary tract infection. Improper use, such ... The devices have had periods of unavailability in some markets since being introduced. All three brands are currently available ... Salon.com The Contraceptive Sponge - DrDonnica.com Contraceptive Sponges (Today / Protectaid / Pharmatex)[permanent dead link ... 2000). Contraceptive Technology (18th ed.). New York: Ardent Media. ISBN 0-9664902-6-6. Creatsas G, Elsheikh A, Colin P (2002 ...
*  Health in Uganda
... with 26 percent using modern contraceptive methods (MCM), such as female and male sterilization, pill, intrauterine device, ... In 2011, about 2 percent of women reported to have undergone female genital mutilation, a practice that is dying away in the ... and female genital mutilation that affect female sexuality in isolated communities in the north-eastern part of the country. As ... 6.7 per woman). Based on 2012 data, 30 percent of married Ugandan women are using some method of contraception, ...
*  Essure
During that intervening three month period, women are advised to use an alternate contraceptive method. Unlike other forms of ... comparing the effectiveness and safety of the device with other surgical contraceptive methods. Patients and doctors will also ... with women complaining of severe side effects leading to surgical extraction. According to one article, women who have gotten ... Of the 745 women with implants in the original premarket studies, only 92% were followed up at 1 year, and 25% for 2 years, for ...
*  Birth control movement in the United States
By 1938, over 400 contraceptive manufacturers were in business, over 600 brands of female contraceptives were available, and ... It contributed to a sharp increase in college attendance and graduation rates for women. New forms of intrauterine devices were ... Between the 1860s and the 1910s, women's suffrage associations appealed to southern white women by arguing white women's right ... "Women as Leaders in the Contraceptive Movement", in Gender and Women's Leadership: A Reference Handbook, Karen O'Connor (Ed), ...
*  The Promising Boy
Maša informs him that on advice from her mother she placed an intrauterine device in her genitalia as a contraceptive. Driving ... The mature woman initially somewhat objects, but eventually submits herself gladly to the young man's physical advances. The ... around in his car one morning, Slobodan picks up a female hitchhiker (Éva Darlan) who turns out to be a foreigner. Her name is ...
*  Birth control
A contraceptive sponge set inside its open package. The current intrauterine devices (IUD) are small devices, often 'T'-shaped ... McCann, Carole Ruth (2010). "Women as Leaders in the Contraceptive Movement". In Karen O'Connor. Gender and Women's Leadership ... A transdermal contraceptive patch A NuvaRing vaginal ring Barrier contraceptives are devices that attempt to prevent pregnancy ... the United Nations launched the Every Woman Every Child movement to assess the progress toward meeting women's contraceptive ...
*  Reproductive rights
Even more telling, young women have much easier access to maternal healthcare than they do to contraceptive help, which helps ... Health care providers often discuss contraception theoretically, not as a device to be used on a regular basis. Decisions ... Furthermore, access to reproductive rights, including contraceptives, are limited, due to age and the perception of female ... This left many women with highly legitimate reasons for sterilization unable to receive the procedure. It also meant most women ...
*  Contraceptive mandate
Cost to the user is one factor preventing many US women from using more effective contraceptives. Making contraceptives ... Highly effective contraceptives, such as intrauterine devices (IUDs), are underused in the United States. Increasing use of ... and no women. Some people see the matter as primarily one of women's health, such as the National Women's Law Center. Others ... including female sterilization) for women of reproductive age if prescribed by health care providers, as part of women's ...
*  Womb veil
Retailers were subjected to raids, with womb veils among the contraceptive devices confiscated. Although contraceptive ... Other terms for the contraceptive diaphragm were "female preventatives", "female protectors", "Victoria's protectors", and the ... Rotter also described how to make a homemade device from a rubber ball. The Comstock ban on advertising contraceptive devices, ... See Chesler, Woman of Valor, p. 70 online and Hoolihan, An Annotated Catalogue, pp. 335-337; also Tone, Devices and Desires, p ...
*  Jewish views on contraception
Contraceptive measures that lead to male sterility, are not ever permitted for their interfering with a man's obligation, only ... In each case, either the woman or her child is at risk for serious complications, and this is the basis for many rabbinic ... or an intrauterine device) is preferred by most authorities. Fertility awareness methods (modern improvements over the rhythm ... The Midrash of Genesis speaks of the origins of oral contraceptives: "In the early time of creation, in the time of Lemech, a ...
*  Preventive healthcare
... women taking oral contraceptives and travelers. Consequences of thrombosis can be heart attacks and strokes. Prevention can ... include: exercise, anti-embolism stockings, pneumatic devices, and pharmacological treatments. In recent years, cancer has ... Colorectal cancer is globally the second most common cancer in women and the third-most common in men, and the fourth most ... Cervical cancer ranks among the top three most common cancers among women in Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa, and parts of ...