Navigation Links
Sharp Increase In Morning-After Pill Sales Among British Women

There has been a considerable increase in the over the sales counter of the morning-after pill with more women //buying it from the nearby chemist. The figure has infact doubled over the year. Alarmingly, 46 per cent of women who used it said that condom failure was the reason behind the consumption.

The results of the study from the Office for National Statistics reveal that 50 per cent of the women who obtained the morning-after pill in 2004-05 bought it from a chemist. This is much greater when compared to 27 % between 2003-04. Until January 2001, the pill could be obtained only with a prescription.

The percentage of women using the pill who obtained it from their physician fell from 41 % in 2003-04 to 33 % in 2004-05. There was also a considerable decrease in the prescription from a walk-in centre or minor-injuries from 11 % to 3 % while the percentage getting it from a family planning clinic remained constant at 21 %.

The report also says that the percentage of girls aged 13-15 who attended family planning clinics, having risen to almost 10 per cent in 2003-04 from 6 per cent a decade earlier. In 2004, about 50,000 girls aged 15, and 32,000 girls of 13-14, attended clinics.

It is appropriate to remember at this juncture that Britain has one of the highest teenage pregnancy rates in Europe. The study also stresses the need for imparting health education regarding safe sexual practices among youngsters to prevent unwanted pregnancies.

Medindia on pregnancy:

Pregnancy is the state of union between a sperm and an ovum in the uterus, the formation of a fetus that is nurtured in the mother's womb. Pregnancy covers the entire time frame of 40 weeks; from the minute the fetus is conceived to the moment of the birth.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Sharp Increase Of The Deadly Diseases In Delhi
2. Delhi Sees Sharp Decline In Chicken Prices
3. Swaziland And Lesotho Sees Sharp Increase In AIDS/HIV Population
4. Sharp rise in HIV infection cases in Victoria
5. TB Returns , Sharp Rise In Cases In UK
6. Children’s Verbal Skills Are Sharpened by Positive Parenting Behavior
7. Cases of Dengue Fever Rise Sharply in Paraguay
8. Use of Cellular Phones associated with Increased risk of Brain Tumors
9. Increase in sugar...decrease in brain function!!!
10. Increase in tobacco deaths
11. Increased Heart Attack Risk From Celebrex,Vioxx
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/10/2020)... ... 2020 , ... Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) was ... awards are regarded as one of the most important and prestigious designations of excellence ... Year competition has recognized Sigma for the last 11 consecutive years. , The following ...
(Date:1/10/2020)... , ... January 10, 2020 , ... ... has announced that it will be attending the HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management ... , HIMSS is the can’t-miss health information and technology event of the year, ...
(Date:1/8/2020)... ... 08, 2020 , ... Mirror Mirror Beauty Boutique ... of Memorial Readers’ Choice Awards. Located adjacent to Vitenas Cosmetic Surgery, the ... Memorial reflects Mirror Mirror Beauty Boutique’s commitment to the hottest noninvasive trends that ...
(Date:1/7/2020)... ... January 07, 2020 , ... ... and services, today identified six trends that will significantly impact the point of ... “Arguably, the time shared between a provider and patient is the most important ...
(Date:1/7/2020)... Pa. (PRWEB) , ... January 07, 2020 , ... Iconic ... musical talent and being one of the most successful female artists of all time, ... started her first Las Vegas residency and shared in interviews her secrets to making ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/3/2020)... ... 03, 2020 , ... In Partnership with the Smiles for Everyone Foundation ... at its Burleson, TX office on February 8th. , Dental services provided include same-day ... and extractions . For more information, please visit the Monarch Dental website ...
(Date:1/3/2020)... ... 03, 2020 , ... American actor, Laurence Fishburne, is well-known for his performances ... most know him for the movies he takes part in, he is also the ... explores a vast range of topics to educate its viewers about many issues taking ...
(Date:12/31/2019)... ... December 31, 2019 , ... ... to its Scientific Advisory Board. NanoFUSE Biologics offers a biologically enhanced synthetic therapeutic, ... medical device. , President of NanoFUSE Biologics, Jake Lubinski, said, “We’re fortunate to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: