Advances in Male Contraception
Articles , Trials and Studies / October 26, 2016

Well over half a century after the first oral birth control pill was made available for women, scientists are finally making progress towards providing a similar option for men. Researchers in the UK have developed a compound that temporarily deac...

“The Pill”: In Review
Articles / October 6, 2016

Whether a woman is married or of reproductive age, the issue of contraception is always of great relevance and the choice between the different methods available depends on several factors, including age, health state, personal and familial histor...

Isobaric vs. Hyperbaric Agents for Spinal Anesthesia
Articles / October 4, 2016

Spinal anesthesia is a form of regional anesthesia involving the injection of a local anesthetic into the subarachnoid space, generally through use of a fine needle. Local anesthetic agents intended for spinal anestheia are either heavier (hyperba...

The Truth Behind the Anti-Rh Shot
Articles / October 4, 2016

The Anti-Rh (Anti-D) shot is an injected vaccination given to all pregnant women with Rh negative blood. The recent shortage of this shot and the hunt for it forces us to look at the truth behind it and whether or not the shot is as essential as h...

Havrix and Avaxim: Hepatitis A Vaccines
Articles / October 3, 2016

Havrix is a vaccine indicated for active immunization against hepatitis A virus (HAV). It is approved for use in persons 12 months of age and older. Primary immunization should be administered at least 2 weeks prior to expected exposure to HAV, an...

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