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Surgery or IUD for Heavy Periods

A systematic review of studies has revealed that surgery is a more effective effective option than oral or intrauterine medication for women experiencing heavy periods in reducing volume of bleeding at one year. // However, on subjective measures of effectiveness — satisfaction and improved qua...

Sue Birth Control Companies for Your Health, Says American Life League

..., they should be frightened by tort claims. Two examples illustrate this point: Dalkon Shield and Ortho Evra. A.H. Robins marketed the Dalkon Shield iud starting in 1971. After mass reports of spontaneous abortion by women who conceived while using the device, the FDA pressured Robins to pull it from t...

Women, be on guard against illegally procured IUDs

...ure where patients are to check with Doctors regarding the condition of the iud and consider replacement with a FDA approved iud if necessary....

Higher-Dose Copper IUDs Provide Better Pregnancy Protection

...d quality of existing trials on a topic. The iud is the most widely used reversible method of contr... According to the reviewers, the most well-studied iud in these trials, the T380A, was also the most effe...eventing pregnancy. The TCu380A is the only copper iud approved for use in the United States. The T...

Women Poorly Informed About Contraceptive Options: Doctors Blamed

...hat less than 1/3rd of FPA Helpline callers were informed about alternative contraceptive options. More than 1/3rd of them were totally unaware of the iud and approximately 76% of callers had not heard about IUS before. 1 in four callers were poorly informed about implants and 12% were totally unaware of...
IUD in Medical Technology

Hopkins Report: Focusing on Family Planning Lessens HIV Impact

...en women using ARV therapy can choose any method available. Fears about the iud have proved too broad. According to the latest guidance from the World Health Organization, any woman with HIV can use an iud unless she actually has AIDS and is not well. For women with HIV who are t...
IUD in Medical Dictionary

IUD

An intrauterine device (ATC G02BA) is a long acting reversible contraceptive birth control device placed in the uterus, also known as an IUD or a coil . Dr. Ernst Gräfenberg of Germany invented an early IUD and was the first... Keep in mind that the IUD doesn't protect against sexuall...

Intrauterine

...rol device placed in the uterus, also known as an iud or a coil . Dr. Ernst Gräfenberg of Germany invented an early iud and was the first... The intrauterine system...tus develops in an intrauterine environment. An iud ( intrauterine device) is an object implanted in ...
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