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Abortion Pill approved by FDA

Mifepristone (known as RU-486 in Europe) has been around for over a decade and used by European women as an alternative to surgical abortion in early pregnancy. It has now been approved by FDA for sale in the USA. It will be avilable as Mifeprex... ..Gloria Feldt, president of Planned Parenthood Inc said,"Mifepristone, or the early-abortion pill, is as..significant a technological advance for wom...

Abortion made easy pill causes alarm in state

Mifipriston, the new high-tech abortion drug being freely sold over the counter in the state, may usher in an era of do-it-yourself-abortions,// experts fear. Already, the sale is brisk as the tablets sell like laxatives, they claim, and even as the pharmaceutical concerns treat the city gynaecologists to five-star meals ostensibly to introduce them to “the revolutionary approach to medical abort...

Treatment for fibroids with "Abortion Pill"

Women suffering form fibroids, who until now had only an option of a hysterectomy or removal of the fibroid, now have an alternative of shrinking the fibroid with the drug Mifepristone. Lead researcher Steven H. Eisinger, MD, said that fibroids are a common and vexing problem in women and fibroid relief accounts for about 30% of all hysterectomies in the U.S. Women who are symptomatic could have...

Abortion may cause mental illness

A new study indicates psychiatric illness could be triggered by abortion. However critics term it as an "post-abortion syndrome" tactic from the anti-abortion movement. Researchers found that 72% of women who terminated their pregnancies were more likely to be hospitalised for psychiatric problems in the first four years after their pregnancy than women who carried their pregnancies to term. The...

Teen dies after complications from abortion pill

Holly Marie Patterson went to a Planned Parenthood clinic two weeks ago to quietly consider ways to handle a life change she wasn't ready for. One week later, the 18-year-old lay dying on an emergency room //table, the victim of complications after she took the abortion pill. ..Patterson's death is likely to reignite the debate surrounding RU-486, the pill approved by the Food and Drug Administra...

Fresh warnings to doctors regarding abortion pill

Reports of five deaths after consumption of abortion pill cause concern to women consuming Mifeprex.// ....Danco Laboratories has given warnings to all physicians regarding the latest reports of death of 5 women after taking their companies abortion pill RU-486. The pill is also called as Mifeprex or Mifepristone. Mifeprex is an approved drug for terminating a pregnancy of 49 days or less. The d...

Abortion Does Not Increase Risk Of Depression In Women

In these days of efficient contraception, postponement of childbearing, and a small number of carefully planned// pregnancies, low fertility and embryonic and fetal loss often cause disappointment and grief when they occur. A study has been conducted in women to address the issue of whether abortion increased a woman’s chance of suffering from depression. ..The study that looked at US women who...

Teenage Girls May Not Need Parents Consent For Abortion

Mr Justice Silber is to give his verdict over the right of teenage under-16s girl to have abortion without their parents consent or knowledge. The case which has been brought by Ms Axon as one of her daughter is 5 months pregnant. // ..The family planning association told the court that parents are mostly out dated and their views about contraception use and abortion does not match the views of...

Botched Abortions Trigger Concern Over Legal Ambiguity In Britain

In a shocking revelation, a recent survey by the Confidential Enquiry into Maternal and Child Health (CEMACH) indicates that there are at least 50 cases // a year nationwide in which babies survive abortion attempts. ....The systematic investigation by CEMACH, which monitors pregnancy deaths on behalf of Britain's six royal colleges of medicine, comes amid growing discomfort among clinicians ove...

Mystery Surrounding Use Of Abortion Pill Yet To Be Resolved

Reports of the death of four Californian women due to the toxic shock syndrome following consumption of the abortion pill RU-486 (Mifeprex) has created much confusion // and controversy among members of the scientific community. ..It has been confirmed by health officials that it is due to the toxins produced by the highly lethal bacteria - Clostridium sordellii. So far, there have been only 10...

Mother Claims Hefty Compensation For Failed Abortion Of Twins

Stacy Dow of Perth is claiming £250,000 in compensation money after her twin daughter survived an attempted abortion in 2001//. ..The mother says that she discovered that she was pregnant when she was 16 and decided to get an abortion done. She returned to the Tayside University Hospitals NHS Trust 33 weeks after and was told that one baby has survived. The baby, called Jayde is now four and the...

Induced abortion results in years of trauma.

A study on mental agony experienced by women after abortion which was headed by Anne Nordal Broen revealed shocking results. // ..It showed that the sufferings of the women who had induced abortions were many times higher and extended to longer time periods than those who had miscarriage. ..The study included women from the Buskerud Hospital in Drammen, who had miscarriage (40) and induced abort...

Abortions does not increase risk of breast cancer

Professor Joel Brind, Baruch College has reported in his recent article that having induced abortions does not increase risk of breast cancer // . Dr. Brind has compiled data from recent studies of breast cancer and reported his article in the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons. ..Professor Brind, agrees with earlier reports of articles reported in The Lancet, that pregnancies leading...

Bill to Ban Abortion In Indiana Introduced

Indiana state Rep Troy Woodruff (R) said he had filed a bill (HB 1096) that would make abortion illegal in the state unless delivering the baby// would endanger the life or health of the mother. ..The bill will change state law to make performing an abortion a Class C felony, carrying a two- to eight-year prison sentence. ..Woodruff said he introduced the bill in part because a state must pass...

Archbishop Slams Attempt to Legalize Abortion In Jamaica

The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Kingston Lawrence Burke has come down heavily on Jamaica's attempts to legalize abortions. The Jamaican government had called for // consultations on the matter and the consultation period if nearing its end. ..It is thought that there will be certain liberal standards proposed on the delicate issue of abortions and naturally the Catholic Church is upset about th...

Doctors Threaten To Quit Over Abortion Drug

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) may end up losing as many as over 200 doctors, over the stance of the group with regard to the RU486 which induces abortion. // The Catholic doctors who are from Queensland are of the view that the anti-abortion Health Minister Tony Abbott should not be deprived of his powers when it comes to deciding upon individual applications made by women in Australia...

Pilot Study Proves Home Abortions ‘Safe’

Women, did you know this- All marks to the efforts of a pilot study, which measured the efficacy of medical abortions within the precincts // of one’s home or a General Practitioner’s clinic. The study has portrayed successful results, according to report announcements. ....The Department of Health has discovered that women who are less than 9 weeks pregnant can have a safe abortion at anyplace...

Abortions Banned In South Dakota

The governor of South Dakota signed a law banning abortions, which may be a challenging to the women's right to abortion and also which may trigger national debate. // ..The law was essentially designed to challenge a 1973 US Supreme Court decision, known as Roe vs. Wade, that made it legal for women across the nation to have an abortion. ..Governor Mike Rounds, a member of President George W....

Deadly 'abortion pill' takes two more lives

The "abortion pill" RU-486 has claimed two more lives, as informed by regulators who issued a warning that brought renewed calls for pulling the drug combination from the market. The drug combination, also called Mifeprex or mifepristone, has not been proved to be the cause in any of those cases//. ..The Food and Drug Administration warned doctors to watch for a rare but deadly infection previous...

Catholic Church and Abortion.

Under General Medical Council code of practice, which all UK doctors must observe, the doctors must provide information to patients// who request abortions or contraceptives. ....The ethics and code of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith at the Vatican, says that a Catholic hospital cannot refer people for abortions - they can't say you can't have it here but there's a place just round...

NHS Trust Wants Abortion Mother's Case To Be Dismissed

Hospital bosses are taking steps to see that the woman who sued them for £250,000 over failure to abort the fetus of a twin//. Stacey Dow eventually gave birth to her daughter Jayde and sued the Perth Royal Infirmary for negligence and asked for maintenance for the girl. ..However, the Perth Sheriff Court was told that Ms Dow then aged 16 was given no guarantees that the abortion would be succe...

Doctor Jailed For Abortion Racket In Haryana

Dr Anil Sabani and his assistant Kartar Singh have been sentenced to two years in jail for revealing the sex of a fetus and then agreeing to abort it if it was female.// This is the first time that any medical practitioner has been jailed for carrying out illegal fetus determination tests and abortions. ..The perpetrators were found out when government officials sent in three pregnant women as d...

Online Sale of Abortion Pills

In New Zealand health authorities have ceased Chinese-manufactured contraception and abortion pills, which could have dangerous side-effects//. Director-General of Health Karen Poutasi warned about its side effects to the women who consume them without medical advice. The warning was issued after surveillance by the Ministry of Health Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority (Medsafe). .....

Bad Publicity for the Hospital With Respect To Dwarfism Abortion Case

Royal Women's Hospital has warned that it is a breach of trust if the court orders to release a woman’s medical records as this undermine the trust between a doctor and a patient.// The hospital said that it would do everything in our power' to maintain the privacy of the woman who had an abortion at 32 weeks' pregnancy. She plans to take the case to the High Court after the Court of Appeal orde...

Clostridium Infection Suspected In Abortion Deaths

U.S. health officials suspect the abortion pill, RU-486 to be associated with the outbreak of rare bacterial infections. //Out of the 6 women who took the pill 4 died of Clostridium infection. Mifeprex or RU-486 is now expected to be pulled from the shelves. Food and Drug Administration has not attributed their deaths to the drug. The rare bacterium infection is caused by Clostridium sordellii....

Rivals of the South Dakota Law Says No to Abortion

The US Supreme Court in 1973 has legalized abortion. But the rivals of the new South Dakota law challenge the decision of the Supreme Court. The new law is on its way to go// in to effect this summer. The state’s voters are allowed to decide the fate of the law. The opponents of the law have to collect 16728 signatures by June 19 on petitions designed to put the law on the November ballot for an...

Record Number Of Women Use Abortion Pills

The British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) has announced that nearly a third of the 32,000 terminations by women in the first nine weeks of pregnancy had involved// the abortion pill, also known as EMA early medical abortion. ....The latest figures reveal that the demand for the abortion pill in Britain has reached an all time high with 10,000 pregnant women undergoing the procedure last year...

Govt to Pass Amendment to Curb Sex Selective Abortions: Ramadoss

Health and Family Welfare Minister Anbumani Ramadoss Wednesday assured representatives of the civil society and NGOs that the government is willing //to bring amendments in the legislation concerned to prevent sex selective abortions. ...."The government is willing to bring further amendments in the Preconception and Prenatal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act for stricter...

Delhi Accounts for 23,000 Female Fetus Abortions Last Year

Around 23,000 female foetuses were aborted in the capital last year with, experts said Wednesday. // ...."Whereas Denmark had 23,000 births in 2005, the same number of female foetuses were aborted in Delhi alone," said Puneet Bedi, a leading medicine expert, quoting records of the Delhi government. ...."In a recent audit on ultrasound clinics based on three months data, we found that only 700 o...

Over Five Million Illegal Abortions In India Every Year

India records a whopping 5.7 million illegal abortions every year and over 80 percent of pregnant women do not get hygienic antenatal care, say experts//. .."Every year 6.7 million abortions take place in India but the sad part is that 5.7 millions are illegal. The place and technique used in most of the illegal cases are unsafe and unhygienic," said Sudha Tewari, president of Parivar Seva Sansth...

Quack Couples Arrested for Conducting Illegal Abortions

Police here Wednesday arrested a fake doctor and his wife for allegedly conducting large-scale illegal abortions at their hospital in a town near here//. ....Pritam Singh Amarjit Kaur had been carrying out the operations at the Sahib Hospital at Patran town for couples wanting to get rid of female foetuses. ....Their illegal activities came to light when a woman working as a medical attendant wi...

Indian Australian Doctor Charged for Performing Illegal Abortion

An Indian Australian doctor has been found guilty of performing an illegal abortion but was cleared of a charge of manslaughter of a premature baby.// ....Dr. Suman Sood was charged with manslaughter in November 2005 for allegedly failing to follow the procedures that make abortion legal in the state of New South Wales (NSW). ....Reports here said the decision was reached by a jury of three men...

Abortion Notification, Consent Laws Reduce Risky Teen Sex

Laws that require minors to notify or get the consent of one or both parents before having an abortion reduce risky sexual behavior among teens//, according to a Florida State University law professor in Tallahassee, Fla. ....Jonathan Klick, the Jeffrey A. Stoops Professor of Law, and Thomas Stratmann, professor of economics at George Mason University, came to that conclusion after they looked at...

Medically Induced Abortions (MIAs) Causes More Deaths Due To Infection

In many parts of the world, the moral and legal aspects of abortion have become the subject of intense debate. Various methods of inducing //abortions have been used throughout history and Since 2000, medically induced abortions (MIAs) death toll have crossed five in North America, who died from toxic shock caused by a Clostridium sordellii infection. This has resulted in people questioning the...

Breast Cancer Prevention Using Abortion Drug Considered

Mifepristone, a drug used for termination of early pregnancies, might be helpful to prevent the development of breast tumors. Scientists reported this from the University of California, whose work has been published// in the journal, 'Science'...Mifepristone or RU486 is a licensed drug that blocks the hormone progesterone. In pregnancy, progesterone is the hormone that helps to maintain pregnancy...

RU-486, The Abortion Pill, May Quell The Breast Cancer Gene

The abortion drug RU-486 was used by scientists in mice that were bred with a breast cancer gene. The drug turned beneficial in warding off potential tumors.// .. ..This is thought to have been possible due to the abortion drug, known to inhibit the hormone, progesterone. This is indeed a teaser to researchers to evolve a safe version of the hormone blocker as an option for women carrying the br...

Portugal’s Citizens Vote to Legalize Abortio

Portugal’s Socialist prime minister Jose Socrates is smiling. His move to lift a ban on abortion has born fruit with 59 percent// of those voting doing so in favor of the ban being lifted or, legalizing abortion. .. Portugal is among Ireland, Malta and Poland- strong catholic nations that prohibit abortion or destruction of unborn children, due to religious convictions. ..The issue has been ra...

Brazil Slashes the Price of Contraceptives to Stop Illegal Abortions

The Brazilian government has announced a 90 percent reduction in the price of contraceptives in a bid to stop clandestine abortions and the rising number of deaths caused by them. ......The discounted birth control pills will be sold at 3,500 "people's pharmacies," where the government offers subsidized medicines. ......The new programme comes amid a controversy between the Catholic Church an...

Improper Abortions- Kenyan Teenagers At Risk

According to hospital research, almost 50 percent of Kenya’s gynecological emergencies compromise// complications arising out of abortions done the wrong, often dangerous way. ..The research, which was carried out by Kakamega Provincial General Hospital in western Kenya, also observed that the sufferers were teenagers aged about 17. .. The study, which appeared in the East African Medical Journ...

Abortions Do Not Raise Risk of Breast Cancer

A new study at the Harvard Medical School, Boston, has confirmed that abortions and miscarries do not raise the risk of breast cancer.// ..A study of more than 100,000 U.S. nurses found that those who had an abortion or miscarriage were no more likely to have breast cancer than any other woman in the study. ..The findings fit in with a 2003 report from an international expert panel put together...
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