teenage pregnancy

Short intervention boosts safe-sex skills in teen girls
Short intervention boosts safe-sex skills in teen girls (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A recent study from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill finds that a 45-minute online sexual health program improved the ability of teen girls to communicate effectively about safe sex. “This is important ... Read More »

Strong Case for Over-The-Counter Oral Contraceptives for Adults and Teens
Strong Case for Over-The-Counter Oral Contraceptives for Adults and Teens (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

After reviewing decades of published studies, a team of paediatric, adolescent and women’s health experts concludes that regulatory, behavioural and scientific evidence supports switching oral contraceptives from prescription-only status to over-the-counter (OTC) availability. Moreover, the experts say, the evidence also ... Read More »

Mothers-to-be and babies benefit from group prenatal care
Mothers-to-be and babies benefit from group prenatal care (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Group prenatal care can substantially improve health outcomes for both mothers and their infants, a new study led by the Yale School of Public Health has found. The paper was published online Dec. 17 in The American Journal of Public ... Read More »

Timing of first child influences women’s health at age 40
Timing of first child influences women’s health at age 40 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new study finds some surprising ways in which women’s health at midlife is connected to when they had their first child and to their marital history. Researchers found that women who had their first child in their early 20s ... Read More »

Teen Sex Talks with Parents Associated with Safer Sex
Teen Sex Talks with Parents Associated with Safer Sex (1 votes, average: 1.00 out of 5)

Talking about sex with parents, especially mothers, had an effect on safer sex behavior among adolescents, especially girls, according to an article published online by JAMA Pediatrics. Risky sexual behavior among adolescents is a serious public health problem because of ... Read More »

Unintended pregnancies in Australia
Unintended pregnancies in Australia (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

SPHPM researchers have identified four key factors involved in unintended pregnancies in Australia, in a first-of-its-kind study, Understanding Fertility Management in Contemporary Australia, about risk and protective factors for successful management of fertility among women and men. The research from ... Read More »

Obese teens in study less likely to use contraception
Obese teens in study less likely to use contraception (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A study of nearly 1,000 teens found that sexually active obese adolescents were significantly less likely to use contraception than normal weight peers, putting them at higher risk of unintended pregnancy. Obese adolescents who did use contraception were also less ... Read More »

Many Pregnant Teens Use Alcohol and Drugs, Study Finds
Many Pregnant Teens Use Alcohol and Drugs, Study Finds (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research from The University of Texas at Austin suggests that many teenagers, especially younger teens, may not be getting the message about the risks of using alcohol and other drugs during pregnancy – but that having involved parents and ... Read More »

New sex education kit free to schools
New sex education kit free to schools (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A unique sex-education resource will be released to schools across Australia next week in response to alarming research that shows more than 40% of teens do not use condoms when they have sex. Despite sex education currently being taught in ... Read More »

Different eggs in adolescent girls and adult women
Different eggs in adolescent girls and adult women (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Are the eggs produced by adolescent girls the same as the ones produced by adult women? A recent study published in Human Molecular Genetics by Professor Kui Liu from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden shows compelling evidence that there ... Read More »

 
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