Do I Have an Ectopic Pregnancy?
A life-threatening condition in women is an ectopic pregnancy. However, it can be difficult for a woman to know if she has become pregnant and that the embryo has not implanted in her uterus.
This Isn't Your Mom's IUD
Back in the early days of intrauterine devices, or IUDs, complications were more common. But today, IUDs are a safer method of birth control for all women, including younger ones.
Voluntary Type II Recall for Alysena 28
Apotex had initiated a voluntary Type II recall to the retail and pharmacy level for Alysena™ 28 (lot LF01899A), on behalf of the fabricator, Laboratorios Leon Farma SA, due to the potential for a packaged unit to contain two rows of placebo instead of one row (14 tablets instead of 7 tablets) and two rows of active contraceptive tablets (14 tablets instead of 21 tablets) in the blister pack.
Pregnancy with Rheumatoid Arthritis
In the past, women with rheumatoid arthritis were discouraged from getting pregnant. But now the picture is different. With the help of their doctors, along with careful disease management, most women with rheumatoid arthritis can have a successful pregnancy.
Being Choosy with Birth Control
Women can choose from a variety of birth control methods, such as the pill, the ring and the patch. The differences between these methods may influence a woman's choice of birth control.
Sign She's Pregnant? It's in the Hormones
When a woman decides to have a baby, knowing her cycle and the hormones that follow can help.
Risky Sex Among Military Servicewomen
Research has suggested that women in the military have been less likely to practice safe sex. As more women are joining the military ranks, there may be a need for improved gynecologic care.
No Libido Loss with the Pill
Combined oral contraceptives, commonly known as "the Pill," are used to prevent pregnancy. But could birth control pills be preventing more than an unwanted pregnancy?
Favorable Pregnancies With Cystic Fibrosis
Although women with cystic fibrosis typically have lung problems, they can give birth to healthy children without causing significant damage to their lungs.
How You Get Pregnant Can Signal Health Risks
In vitro fertilization can help infertile women get pregnant. But getting pregnant using in vitro may also put the pregnant mom at risk for health problems.