Tag: birth control

Previous studies have suggested that certain hormonal contraceptive methods, including intramuscular depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA-IM), may increase women’s susceptibility to HIV acquisition. In this randomized, open-label trial, 7829 women living in areas of high HIV incidence in Africa were randomly assigned to receive DMPA-IM (n=2609), a copper intrauterine device...
Suicide in older adults living in or transitioning to residential long-term care, 2003 to 2015 It is estimated that by the year 2050, 1 in 5 individuals will be 65 years or older. In addition to the growing number of seniors in North America, the rate of suicide has also...
1. The American Academy of Pediatricians (AAP) recommends that pediatricians offer long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARC) such as the IUD or progestin implants as first line contraceptive methods, given their efficacy and safety. 2. The APP continues to encourage physicians to consistently address sexual health and behavior with their patients and...