Navigation Links
Morning after pill effective up to five days after having unprotected sex

Canadian researchers say, that the morning after pill, which rescues many women from unwanted pregnancies can be effective up to five days after having unprotected sex. These findings were released after a study conducted by Dr. Isabel Rodrigues, a professor of family medicine at the University of Montreal in Quebec, Canada, and colleagues. The study is published in the March issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and was funded by the Federation des Medecins Omnipracticiens du Quebec.

The idea of the study was to find out if women were safe if they used the emergency contraceptive even after the 72-hour period. The researchers were surprised to find out that in almost 90% of the cases the morning after pill was as effective up to five days after having unprotected sex!! Earlier, once a woman crossed the 3-day barrier, the options to escape pregnancy narrowed. These were, surgical abortion or the abortion pill RU- 486, use of which is not legal in many countries.

The scientists studied 300 women after they had unprotected sex and distributed the morning after pill to half the group within 3 days and to half the group after 3 days. The women were followed up and the pregnancy rate was compared between the two groups. It was surprising that there was hardly any difference between the two groups thereby proving that taking the morning after pill up to 5 days after having unprotected sex was indeed a wise thing to do.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Morning sickness maybe pronounced
2. Contemplating the effects of the “Morning After“ Pill
3. Sharp Increase In Morning-After Pill Sales Among British Women
4. Reach Of The Morning-After Pill Treatment Inadequate Among Sexual Assault Victims
5. Monday Morning Blues Hit Sick British Workers
6. Morning-After Pill At The Local Pharmacy Could Prevent Unwanted Pregnancies
7. Pharmacy Board Says Pharmacists Have Right To Refuse Morning-After Pill
8. Morning Sickness Not A Prerogative of Women Alone
9. Morning Sickness - Natures Way Of Ensuring Healthy Diet In Pregnancy
10. Morning Sickness: Natures Warning Signal To Would –Be- Mom
11. Mornings Are the Best Time to Induce Labor
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Morning after pill effective five days after having unprotected sex

(Date:4/22/2014)... have characterized a set of clock genes that drive ... of species, from flies to humans. Over 15 mammalian ... are more. A team from the Perelman School of ... approaches could find them. , To accelerate clock-gene ... of Pharmacology and first author Ron Anafi, MD, PhD, ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... April 22, 2014 Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical ... from depression . , A team of ... by which ghrelin (a hormone with natural anti-depressant properties) ... potentially powerful new treatment for depression in the form ... The study, published online in April,s issue of ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... Calif.) The risk of pregnancy among women using ... is more than 10 times greater over a 10-year ... a study by researchers at Yale University and UC ... the medical journal Contraception , the study found ... method marketed under the brand name Essure. , ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... Washington, DC (April 22, 2014) The International ... May 22-26 in Seattle, Washington. The theme of ... life" means in a networked and digital society. ... and attended by over 2,200 Communication scholars representing ... largest scholarly international communication conference in the world. ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... is the standard measurement for assessing glycemic control over ... are typically measured every few months in a laboratory, ... accurately estimates A1c using self-monitored blood glucose (SMBG) readings, ... ( DTT ), a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann ... the DTT website at http://www.liebertpub.com/dtt . ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Bioinformatics profiling identifies a new mammalian clock gene 2Health News:Depressed? Researchers identify new anti-depressant mechanisms, therapeutic approaches 2Health News:Depressed? Researchers identify new anti-depressant mechanisms, therapeutic approaches 3Health News:Risk of pregnancy greater with newer method of female sterilization 2Health News:Risk of pregnancy greater with newer method of female sterilization 3Health News:International Communication Association to hold Annual Conference in Seattle, Washington 2
... suggests , , FRIDAY, Nov. 21 (HealthDay News) -- The season ... asthma, new research suggests. , Babies born in autumn -- about ... almost a 30 percent increased risk of asthma compared to babies ... the first December issue of the American Journal of Respiratory ...
... not given adequate drug therapy. This is the result of ... rzteblatt International ( Dtsch Arztebl Int 2008; 105[45]: ... this prospective, one-year survey. , 512 doctors in Germany took ... of whom 89.2% suffered from one or more cardiovascular diseases ...
... HUN ) today announced that its Founder and Chairman, ... American Cancer Society to,receive this year,s Medal of Honor, its ... who have made outstanding contributions to the,fight against cancer. , ... and his wife Karen Huntsman have "raised or,personally contributed over ...
... Nov. 21 Massachusetts Mutual Life,Insurance Company (MassMutual) ... Officers. , ... Vice President,and Chief Investment Officer, will assume the ... who remains Chairman and Chief Executive,Officer. Additionally, Mr. ...
... STOUGHTON, Mass., Nov. 21 Cardiosolutions, Inc.,( http://www.cardiosolutionsinc.com ... M.D., Ph.D. to the position of Chief Surgical ... Center for Aortic Surgery and Director of the,Marfan ... Department of,Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at Cleveland Clinic. ...
... located in,Pittsburgh PA, and a subsidiary of Draeger, ... it believes are unsubstantiated allegations from,Sperian Respiratory Protection ... the popular Draeger PSS7000 SCBA (Self-Contained Breathing,Apparatus) used ... Draeger has a strong respect for intellectual ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Autumn Babies More Prone to Asthma 2Health News:Autumn Babies More Prone to Asthma 3Health News:Jon M. Huntsman Receives American Cancer Society Medal of Honor 2Health News:MassMutual Announces Promotions for Two Co-Chief Operating Officers 2Health News:MassMutual Announces Promotions for Two Co-Chief Operating Officers 3Health News:MassMutual Announces Promotions for Two Co-Chief Operating Officers 4Health News:MassMutual Announces Promotions for Two Co-Chief Operating Officers 5Health News:Cardiosolutions Names Dr. Lars Svensson Chief Surgical Officer 2Health News:Draeger Counters What It Believes Are Unsubstantiated Allegations of Patent Infringement by Sperian 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... 2014  Novation, the leading health care supply chain expertise, ... reseller (VAR) national contracts that expand its portfolio to ... lower costs. These include manufacturer product and service agreements, ... and ongoing IT consulting support. New ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Jan. 15, 2014 Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), ... AMGN ) announced today that they have launched ... new therapeutic targets and develop novel therapies for ... affects millions worldwide. The MGH-Broad-Amgen collaboration brings together ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Jan. 15, 2014  Humberto C. Antunes,  Galderma  worldwide CEO, ... the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) ... (ODAC). The event is January 17-20, 2014, at the Omni Orlando ... The ODAC is a distinguished event ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:New Novation Information Technology VAR Contracts Offer Significant Savings to Hospitals 2Mass. General, Broad Institute and Amgen Will Work to Discover New Drugs for Inflammatory Bowel Disease 2Mass. General, Broad Institute and Amgen Will Work to Discover New Drugs for Inflammatory Bowel Disease 3Mass. General, Broad Institute and Amgen Will Work to Discover New Drugs for Inflammatory Bowel Disease 4Galderma's global leader honored with a "Lifetime in Dermatology Achievement Award" by Journal of Drugs in Dermatology 2Galderma's global leader honored with a "Lifetime in Dermatology Achievement Award" by Journal of Drugs in Dermatology 3Galderma's global leader honored with a "Lifetime in Dermatology Achievement Award" by Journal of Drugs in Dermatology 4
...  Volcano Corporation (NASDAQ: VOLC ), a leading ... guidance tools designed to enhance the treatment of coronary ... be participating in the 30th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare ... by Scott Huennekens, president and chief executive officer, will ...
... (NASDAQ: OPTR ) today announced that the Company ... on Tuesday, January 10 at 8:30 AM Pacific Time. ... live audio webcast of the presentation will be accessible on ... .   Replays of the presentation will be available at ...
Cached Medicine Technology:
Phacoemulsification system is a complete anterior segment surgical instrument. Its simplified design and unique innovations provide optimal surgical performance....
A gentle yet highly effective corneal rust ring remover with Alger brush of 1mm burr. Runs off 1 x AA battery, no switches, simply spin mandrel to operate....
Foreign body removal system. Designed to aid in the removal of foreign bodies and corneal rust rings....
Foreign body removal system. Designed to aid in the removal of foreign bodies and corneal rust rings. Ophtho-burr handpiece only. Battery powered handpiece....
Medicine Products: