Report on the use of oral contraceptives in the Singapore national program a study of continuation rates of oral contraception based on 18 months experience by K. Kanagaratnam

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Published by Singapore Family Planning & Population Board, National Family Planning Centre in Singapore .

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Statementby K. Kanagaratnam, Khoo Chian Kim.
SeriesFPPB paper ; 6
ContributionsKhoo, Chian Kim, joint author.
LC ClassificationsHQ763.6.S5 S55a no. 6, RG137.5 S55a no. 6
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Pagination35 leaves ;
Number of Pages35
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Open LibraryOL4394291M
LC Control Number78940149

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Kanagaratnam, K.C. Kim. Country of Publication: Singapore Publisher: Singapore, Singapore Family Planning and Population Board, Current Options: This section sets the stage for discussion of new approaches to reversible contraception over the next decade and beyond. The section is organized by categories of methods that are presently available, that is, existing, named formulations that work through a variety of mechanisms and delivery summarizes these methods, their mechanisms of action, failure.

The odds ratio for use of oral contraceptives was (95% CI ) for years, and () for use for 10 years or longer, and these risks did not vary by time since first or.

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release and clinical performance identical to that of the six-rod presentation but has a 3-year term of efficacy. The two-rod system was actually to have been the first implant launched on the U.S.

market but, while trials were under way, the supplier ceased manufacture of the elastomer used in the core of the Norplant-2 implant and a change of plans was required. The United States Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use, (US MEC) includes recommendations for using specific contraceptive methods by women and men who have certain characteristics or medical conditions.

The recommendations in this report are intended to assist health care providers when they counsel women, men, and couples about contraceptive method choice. The scientists found that use of oral contraceptives had no effect on weight gain, and that in fact age was the main predictor of weight – in other words, all of the women gained weight, not just those taking birth control pills.

The other paper was written by a team from Oregon which used rhesus monkeys in. Women who use low-dose oral contraceptive pills have a two-fold increased risk of a fatal heart attack compared to non-users. 9 Women who take oral contraceptives and smoke have a fold increase in fatal heart attacks and a fold increase in fatal brain hemorrhage.

10 Women who use the Pill after the age of 45 have a percent greater. He is the author of scientific papers, scholarly reviews, and book chapters on contraception and gynecology and three books on family planning. He has conducted clinical and acceptability trials of implant, injectable and oral contraceptives, contragestins and intrauterine devices.

Oral Contraceptive Use and Ovarian Cancer Inovarian cancer ranked as the fourth leading cause of cancer mortality among women in the United States. An estima new cases and more t attributable deaths occurred among American women that year. The aims of this report are to highlight why insulin resistance should be considered in the formulation of chronic treatment strategies of PCOS, to perhaps suggest a more judicious use of oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) in the chronic treatment of the disorder, and to issue a call for more rigorous and critical studies of the metabolic effects Cited by: This report aims to raise awareness of the major reproductive health problems faced by poor women, their primary determinants and consequences, and the high-priority actions needed at program and policy levels in its five focus countries – Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and.

The abortion groups were more likely to have side effects and fear side effects from the use of oral contraceptives (OCs) than the control group (33% for A1 and 45% for A2 vs. 22%; p).Author: Suneeta Mittal. Use of contraceptives prevent fertilization of the ovum, while as birth control pills prevents pregnancy, and includes use of contraceptives such as, IUDs, sterilization, and abortion.

This article reviews the health effects of various emergency contraceptives on female reproductive functions.

Long-acting reversible contraceptives or "LARC" methods (intrauterine devices, hormonal implants) — Birth control your doctor inserts one time and you do not have to remember to use birth control every day or month.

LARCs last for 3 to 10 years, depending on the method. Combined injectable contraceptives (CICs) are a form of hormonal birth control for women. They consist of monthly injections of combined formulations containing an estrogen and a progestin to prevent pregnancy.

CICs are different from progestogen-only injectable contraceptives (POICs), such as depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA; brand names Depo-Provera, Depo-SubQ Provera ) and First use: By Patients who are sexually active and unwilling to use a medically acceptable method of contraception, e.g.

condom plus spermicide use for participating males, plus another form of birth control such as implants, injectables, combined oral contraceptives, intrauterine devices for female partners, during the trial and for at least three months.

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Today, with the exception of China ’ s “ one-child policy, ” instituted inbirth control programs in most countries have retreated from the aggressive promotion of some methods in favor of voluntarism, informed choice of contraceptives, sex education, and the insertion of birth control provisions within broader systems for health.

A contraceptive mandate is a government regulation or law that requires health insurers, or employers that provide their employees with health insurance, to cover some contraceptive costs in their health insurance plans.

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Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers in Vietnamese women and is one important issue that should be addressed by the National Target Program. Such activities include screening for early detection, new techniques for diagnosis and treatment of cervical cancer and formation of a national network for cancer by: Male Breast Cancer.

All people, whether male or female, are born with some breast cells and tissue. Even though males do not develop milk-producing breasts, a man’s breast cells and tissue can still develop cancer.

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A/69/ led to economic development, has been accompanied by a continued decline in the population growth rate from per cent per year from to to from to   Out of the million women—almost 11 million in the United States alone—who are on the pill, roughly 60 percent take it for non-contraceptive reasons like painful periods, endometriosis, PCOS, and acne.

While the birth control pill is widely prescribed as a quick-fix solution to a variety of women’s health conditions, taking it can also result in other more serious and dangerous health.

Exogenous estrogen use in the form of oral contraceptives use and the risk of subsequent breast cancer is an important concern of women. The Nurses' Health Study examined more than cases of breast cancer diagnosed prospectively between to At the start of the study, 46% of women reported past or current use of oral contraceptive Author: Coral Omene, Amy Tiersten.

The debate over whether to have sex education in American schools is over. A new poll by NPR, the Kaiser Family Foundation, and Harvard's Kennedy School of Government finds that only 7. Although oral contraceptives were a major win for the womens’ movement, a group of feminists challenged the safety of birth control pills at Congressional hearings in Thanks to their.

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The National Institutes of Health announced Wednesday that it will soon begin testing a hormonal gel that is meant to block sperm production in men - the first male birth control since condoms.

Medical options include oral contraceptives, tranexamic acid, and GnRH agonists. The current standard of care for the treatment of patients with mild symptoms includes the use of oral contraceptives or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, which are.

The FPS presents up-to-date figures on the use of contraceptives, unmet need for family planning and high-risk fertility behavior. It also aimed to provide information on contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR), contraceptive methods, contraceptive discontinuation, reasons for not using contraceptive, the source of supply of contraceptive Author: Gary Hausman.

Background: Few studies have compared ovarian cancer rates between different ethnic groups in the same country. The aim of this study was to describe ethnic patterns in the incidence and mortality of ovarian cancer in New Zealand, and to investigate ethnic and socioeconomic differences in the grade and stage of ovarian cancer.

Methods: Data on all women registered with ovarian cancer on Cited by: 1. These include age of onset of menstruation, age of first sexual intercourse and current oral contraceptive use. The researchers found that women who self-reported first using oral contraceptives as teenagers had a times higher likelihood of clinical depression in adulthood than women who started using oral contraceptives as : Palmer, Chris.

Most married women use contraceptive injections that last for three months, or daily oral contraceptives which they can access in public rural health care centers. These are free of charge and provided by the government, but are available only during the rural health care center’s opening hours.If you absolutely cannot secure emergency contraceptives, you can use some oral contraceptives as EC instead.

In Korea, there's Minivlar or Sexcon (take 4 pills within hours after unprotected sex and take 4 more pills 12 hours later) or Alesse (take 5 pills within hours after unprotected sex and take 5 more pills 12 hours later).

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