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Monthly archive: May 2006

26 May 2006

India: Sex selection controversy continues

A senior Indian doctor in March called on UK health officials to investigate what he says are rising numbers of British Asian women having abortions in India.

26 May 2006

USA: Low dose mifepristone and misoprostol in medical abortion

This pilot study was designed to evaluate the outcome of medical abortion following simultaneous mifepristone (100 mg) and misoprostol (800 mug).

26 May 2006

UK: Pregnancy intention and contraceptive use

Ambivalence about pregnancy might be associated with less effective contraceptive use.

12 May 2006

Anti-abortion campaigner denied hospital treatment

A 75-year-old man was denied hip treatment after health officials warned him about sending hospital staff pictures of aborted fetuses.

12 May 2006

USA: Impact of parental notification law on abortions for minors in Texas

Researchers assessed changes in the rates in Texas of abortions and births before and after enforcement of the parental notification law and after enforcement.

12 May 2006

Why abortion clinics won’t be building barricades

Ann Furedi, chief executive of bpas, explains why she and her colleagues are not scared by the UK LifeLeague's 'name and shame' antics.

12 May 2006

Time for a new deal for women facing unplanned pregnancy

A ground-breaking pilot information and awareness campaign linked to a new faster abortion service referral scheme was launched on Monday 8 May by bpas.