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contraception


The oral contraceptive pill should be available over-the-counter, writes a mainstream media journalist – and a Guild spokesperson hopes access could soon be easier Cassandra Morgan, who has recently moved …

Doctor groups have responded with outrage to the announcement that Queensland will trial limited pharmacist prescribing Following the recent inquiry into the pharmacy sector in Queensland, the state government has …

Doctors have been busy taking aim at pharmacists this week, with the AMA speaking out about a number of issues The ABC reported that pharmacy absence from work certificates may …

New data has found considerable variation in access to contraceptives across the Gippsland area – meaning women and girls cannot be confident they can get the emergency contraceptive pill from …

Study shows state expansion of hormonal contraception prescribing authority to pharmacists helps women obtain better access and prevent unintended pregnancy US researchers have looked at the impact of expanding pharmacist …

Esther Lau and Lisa Nissen take a look at optimal use of the oral contraceptive pill… including the reason for the seven-day break There was an interesting read in The …

Contraceptive pill refusal case divides Croatia; former US children’s hospital pharmacy director accused of US$4.4 million embezzlement; UK rules tighten on dispensing gluten-free food Zagreb, Croatia: The conscientious objection debate …

A quarter of women who responded to a survey reported falling pregnant in the past 10 years without planning to do so, and 30.4% of those pregnancies were terminated A …

A nationwide cohort study has found contemporary forms of hormonal contraception prevented an estimated 21% of ovarian cancers in young women About 100 million women around the world use hormonal …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Pain and Addiction Patients with pain and addiction often have multiple psychological, psychiatric, and medical comorbidities with associated polypharmacy, …

A Labor MP is calling for a ban or restriction on an acne treatment which is often prescribed off-label as a contraceptive Julian Hill, member for Bruce, has started a …

New data suggest young women need more education around contraception choice, and pharmacists are perfectly positioned to help A new survey of over a thousand women aged 18 to 27 …