From the journals
6 November 2006The ‘preventable pandemic’ of unsafe abortion
When abortion is made legal, safe and easily accessible, women's health rapidly improves, according to the Lancet’s new series on sexual and reproductive health.
18 October 2006Abortion and breast cancer
A study published in the International Journal of Cancer has found that abortion does not affect the risk of breast cancer.
29 September 2006USA: Access to early abortion
Adolescents and poor women are more likely than other women to have trouble obtaining an abortion early in pregnancy, according to a study published in the October issue of Contraception.
1 June 2006Scotland: Pregnancy intention and contraceptive use
This study set out to measure pregnancy intention and its relationship with contraceptive use among women undergoing therapeutic abortion.