Tag: "abortions" at medical news
India to Monitor Pregnancies to Check Girl Foeticide: Report
...s a national mandatory registry of pregnancies and abortions
to stem selective abortions
of girl fetuses, a minister said, according to a report. India has only 927 females for every 1,0...
US Teen Birth Rate Drops to Record Low: Report
...f pregnancies among US teenagers, counting births, abortions
and miscarriages, dropped by 40 percent between 1990-2002 to a record low of 44 per 1,000. In a study of sexual activity, the report said 46 percent of high school girls reported having had sexual intercourse in 2005, a slight reduction from 50 per...
Determining the Sex of the Baby in Wild West Way
...y in Oakland, argues that "there are sex-selective abortions
throughout the world. We shouldn't simply dismiss this as a problem that's 'over there.' " In spite of the new test confirming that the baby was going to be a boy and coming to terms with it, Jolene Sodano had a gut feeling that it was a girl that ...
Doctor Protests may Hinder Portugal's New Abortion Law
...carry out a law that took effect Sunday permitting abortions
up to the 10th week of pregnancy . The law allow...ontinued respect for doctors who refuse to perform abortions
and contend that abortion is a serious sin. According to a study published by Portugal's associati...
New Book Gives Gruesome Account of India Girl Killings
... children, and of others forced to have up to four abortions
in five years. "One of the most disturbing revelations came from a midwife who said she had killed hundreds of newborns. She had lost count," the author said in an interview. In India, sons are typically seen as breadwinners. According to Hindu t...
Brazil Government New Health Offer
...infections. There are an estimated 800,000 illegal abortions
in Brazil each year, and about 4,000 women die from such procedures annually. Temporao political influence is from the socialist health reform movement. Being faithful to his political root he has now taken on the beer industry and global pharmaceu...
Study of Bacterial Pathogen may Give Insight to Cancer Development
...Listeria is a potentially deadly pathogen, causing abortions
in pregnant women and meningitis in those with compromised immune systems, resulting in about a 25 per cent mortality rate. The findings are significant with a view to understanding and controlling the spread of bacteria that are a cause of potent...
Pregnant Irish Teenager Wins the Right to Abort
... about foreign abortion services and to travel for abortions
in Britain. An estimated 7,000 women travel outside Ireland each year to terminate unwanted pregnancies. But Miss D has been in the care of the Health Service Executive (HSE) since March and it had first asked the police to prevent her from trav...
Three-year-old Abandoned in Box Meant for Unwanted Babies in Japan
...tal in the southern city of Kumamoto to discourage abortions
and the abandonment of children in unsafe public places. A small hatch on the side of the hospital has been set up to allow people to drop off babies into an incubator 24 hours a day. The drop box was created after a series of high-profile cases...
Poisoned Workers of Hindustan Lever Demand Treatment
...t disorders, renal malfunctions and high levels of abortions
among women during their work at the thermometer factory. To highlight the intensity of the problem, 5 children born to the ex-workers were also present, these children suffer from various known mercury induced illnesses such as brain disorders, hea...
Chinese Take Fertility Drugs to Beat One Child Policy
...eir first child. Others have been forced to have abortions
if they get pregnant for a second time. Couples face heavy fines if they go ahead and have a second child. There are some exemptions, however, with families from ethnic minorities allowed more than one child. Some rural families are also permit...
International Day Of Action For Women's Health - 2007
...f abortion, the imprisonment of women who have had abortions
and the strengthening of fundamentalist discourses against freedom of reproductive choice. * Restricted access to essential sexual and reproductive health services due to a decrease in donor funding as a result of ideological pressure. * The la...
Mexico Supreme Court Accepts Petition To Review Mexico City Law Legalizing Abortion During First Three Months' Gestation
...h in the Mexico City Legislature proposed allowing abortions
during the first three months of pregnancy in the ...Mondragon said the law requires that women seeking abortions
prove they are residents of the city except in cases of medical emergency. He also said that each ...
Brazil Slashes the Price of Contraceptives to Stop Illegal Abortions
...ice 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 Ch...
Mozambique Set to Liberalise Abortion Law
...the poorest women who suffer, forced to go through abortions
carried out by apprentice sorcerers and in dangerous conditions."...
Catholics Should Halt Amnesty Support Over Abortion Issue: Vatican
...l for an end to the penalisation of women who have abortions
and the right of women who are victims "of sexual violence or incest" or run health risks to have abortions. But it will not conduct any worldwide campaign in favour of abortion or its general legalisation and "will not make any judgement on whether ...
Quack of Gurgaon Confesses of Aborting 250 Female Fetuses
...fetuses, adding he has lost count of the number of abortions
he carried out at his nursing home over the last ...ld IANS. The quack said he became familiar with abortions
while working as an assistant in the Army Medical Corps. He resigned and opened a small clinic, equi...
New York Governor to Introduce Bill to Strengthen Abortion Rights
...ed by President Bush in 2003. The ban criminalizes abortions
in the second trimester of pregnancy that doctors ...example, does not include a provision allowing for abortions
late in pregnancies to protect a woman’s health. New York state laws on the books also treat abor...
Legalization of Abortion in Mexico City Raises Heckles
...save almost 20,000 lives of women who have illegal abortions
using herbal remedies, black-market medications and quasi-medical procedures. SRM/B...
Abortions Do Not Raise Risk of Breast Cancer
...Harvard Medical School, Boston, has confirmed that abortions
and miscarries do not raise the risk of breast can...it does not support an association between induced abortions
and breast cancer," said Karin Michels of the Harvard school. Her team set out to create the most ...
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