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contraception


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 …

Most women are unaware or misinformed about the most effective reversible contraceptives on the market, say women’s health experts The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association has released a statement on …

Ohio sues opioid manufacturers, Albuquerque Walgreens in strife over misoprostol refusal, Canadian woman falls through pharmacy trapdoor Albuquerque, New Mexico: An Walgreens pharmacy has been accused of discrimination after an …

Do pharmacists feel EC is a responsible choice? asks Dr Philip Goldstone In November and December 2016, we surveyed pharmacists in an effort to investigate pharmacists’ awareness and understanding of …

An AusPharm member writes: “Following on from the AJP article How well do you understand EC? Dr Philip Goldstone takes a look at awareness and understanding of emergency contraception among pharmacists …

Dr Philip Goldstone takes a look at awareness and understanding of emergency contraception among pharmacists In November and December 2016, we surveyed pharmacists in an effort to investigate pharmacists’ awareness …

Let’s talk about sex (with pharmacists), writes Dr Philip Goldstone In Australia, over 66% of women use some form of contraception1. Unfortunately, no form of contraception is 100% effective and …

Dr Philip Goldstone looks at women’s attitudes to and understanding of emergency contraception In November and December 2016, we conducted an anonymous online survey to better understand women’s experiences with …