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Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff - Establishing the Performance Characteristics of In Vitro Diagnost by FDA Posted Mon 28 Nov 2011 12:00am Document issued on: November 28, 2011 The draft of this document was issued on September 9. 2009. For questions regarding this document contact Kate Simon, Ph.D., at (301)796-6204 or by email at kathleen.simon@fda.hhs.gov or Marina V. Kondratovich, Ph.D., at (301)796-6036 or by email at marina.kondratovich@fda.hhs.g ... Read on »
Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff - Establishing the Performance Characteristics of In Vitro Di by FDA Posted Wed 11 May 2011 12:00am DRAFT GUIDANCE This guidance document is being distributed for comment purposes only. Document issued on: May 11, 2011 You should submit comments and suggestions regarding this draft document within 90 days of publication in the Federal Register of the notice announcing the availability of the draft guidance. ... Read on »
Pregnancy & Contraceptives with Sickle Cell by Tosin Ola Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 2:00pm Besides abstinence, what are the best contraceptive choices for a sickle cell warrior? For men of course that would be the condom, but for the ladies, with all the choices out there it gets a bit more complicated. You don't want to try anything that is too heavily based on hormones, because they have a risk of causing blood clots...and that is n ... Read on »
Not Just a Price Increase: The Human Cost of Contraceptive Prices by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 11:40am After more than a decade of decreasing birth rates among teenagers, the birth rate among teenagers 15 to 19 in the United States rose for the first time since 1991, according to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control. Births among teenagers tend to lead to poorer health outcomes for both the young mothers and their babies. Not surpri ... Read on »
Emergency Contraception for those under 18 by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 12:00pm Student blogger Kirti Shah comments on a previous post re emergency contraception: Recently the Government of Chile announced that they are going to provide emergency contraception to any one over 14 at no cost. What a revolutionary idea from a Catholic country. We in the U.S. now have made it available over the counter to anyone over 18 but ... Read on »
Conservative opposition to contraception gaining traction? by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 10:28pm Today's New York Times Magazine includes this article by Russell Shorto. Shorto describes efforts by conservative groups in the United States to block information about, and access to, contraception. The article outlines some of the reasons that contraception is becoming a political battleground (again). It's due in part to technological and ... Read on »
OBESITY–AN OBSTACLE TO CONTRACEPTION by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:05pm By marie Dufour, RD – Researchers found that it took an average of five days for oral contraceptive drugs to achieve their maximum concentration in women of normal weight, but that it took an average of 10 days for obese women.  This doubles the window of opportunity for fertilization.  This doubles the risk of failure of oral contraception. ... Read on »
What Is YOUR Plan B? The Truth About Emergency Contraception by Dan and Jennifer .. Health Maven Posted Wed 25 Nov 2009 10:01pm Contraception talks are often limited to women who don’t use it, encouraging them to explore different forms of contraception such as birth control pills and condoms. What if you’re one of the women who do already use contraception? Most forms of contraceptions are between 85% and 99% effective - in fact, no form of contraceptive is 100% effectiv ... Read on »
Is There A Male Contraception Pill? by Dan and Jennifer .. Health Maven Posted Tue 01 Dec 2009 10:00pm In the 1960’s, women’s reproductive health was revolutionized by the first female contraceptive pill. Lives everywhere were changed when women and men enjoyed the freedom to have sex without the consequence of procreation. Today, the birth control pill – also known simply as “the pill” – is the most widely used and popular form of birth control t ... Read on »
Top 10 Contraception MYTHS by Dan and Jennifer .. Health Maven Posted Sun 24 Jan 2010 6:00am Contraception has been around for many years, in many forms. Some forms of contraception are more reliable than others, while still other forms of “contraception” are downright myths. Here’s how to separate the facts from the fiction. No, no and no. Douching after sex actually pushes the sperm up farther into the vaginal canal, making thei ... Read on »