Monthly archive: October 2011
24 October 2011Coarse sex and cheap lives
Commentary by Clare Murphy, head of public policy at BPAS, in the Independent.
20 October 2011Event: Best Medical Practice with Mifepristone: UK and international perspectives
Jennie Bristow reports from a conference held at St Thomas’s hospital, London, on 14 October.
20 October 2011UK: Interview with Louise Mensch
The anti-abortion MP talks to Catherine Lafferty of the Catholic Herald.
19 October 2011UK: Repeat abortion among women in Britain
This study compares the characteristics of women who have presented for a second or subsequent abortion to those of women who have obtained only one. From Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care.
18 October 2011UK: Can we identify women at risk of pregnancy despite using emergency contraception?
Data from a meta-analysis of two randomised controlled trials comparing the efficacy of ulipristal acetate (UPA) with levonorgestrel were analysed to identify factors associated with EC failure. From Contraception.
13 October 2011UK: Tributes to a pioneer of abortion law reform
Reflections on the life and work of Madeleine Simms, 6 September 1930 - 3 October 2011.
11 October 2011Italy: Maternal/paternal antenatal attachment and fourth-dimensional ultrasound technique
The purpose of the present research was to investigate the role of the fourth dimensional (4D) ultrasound scanning on the antenatal attachment development, in pregnant women (19-23 weeks of gestation) and their partners. From British Journal of Psychology.
10 October 2011UK: World population nearing seven billion
The Times (London) carries an interesting set of articles on the ‘overpopulation’ question.
7 October 2011Testing in the First Trimester - Providing women-centred care
Report on the conference organised by Antenatal Results and Choices in London on 19 September 2011.
4 October 2011Clinical Update: Termination of Pregnancy for Fetal Anomaly
By Jane Fisher, Director of Antenatal Results and Choices (ARC).