Archive for Female Reproduction



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Sixty Years of Progress Down the Drain? The Fate of Reproductive Rights – The Bates Student

On Sept.

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Column: Whats at stake for women in this election? – SouthCoastToday.com

"The repercussions for women in this election are greater than at any other times because the consequences in this pandemic are more pronounced." Columns share an author's personal perspective and are often based on facts in the newspaper's reporting. The celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave many women the right to cast a ballot, was largely eclipsed by the global pandemic in 2020. At a time when womens place in society should be reflected on, it is easy to overlook the connection between the critical issues at stake in this election and the societal inadequacies exposed as a result of the pandemic

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Some women may be at high-risk or not suited for certain contraceptives – Times of India

During lockdown, many women lost access to contraceptives as well as abortion services, leading to unwanted pregnancies. Bangalore-based obstetrician and gynecologist Dr.

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Planet Earth Report Bizarre Ingredients in Vaccines to What if There IS Life on Venus? – The Daily Galaxy –Great Discoveries Channel

Planet Earth Report provides descriptive links to headline news by leading science journalists about the extraordinary discoveries, technology, people, and events changing our knowledge of Planet Earth and the future of the human species. The strange ingredients found in vaccines Scientists add some bizarre things to vaccines, such as aluminium and extracts from shark livers. Many vaccines simply dont work without them but no one knows why, reports BBC Future.

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GUEST EDITORIAL: If abortion rights disappear, an unfair burden would fall on poor women – Sarasota Herald-Tribune

opinion Barbara E. Edelin| Guest columnist As I watched the Senate confirmation hearings forAmy Coney Barrett, I reflected on the remembrances of Justice Ruth Badger Ginsberg only a few short weeks ago. And I found myself thinking about my late husband and the sacrifice he made to live out the promise of Roe v.

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Imagining four more years of Trump The Famuan – Famuan

Donald Trump. Photo Photo courtesy The New York Times We are almost at the end of the 2020 presidential election season, and Donald Trump has nearly finished his first term as president of the United States. To some Americans, primarily women, minorities and the LGBTQ+ community, the past four years has felt like an eternity.

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After a Cancer Diagnosis, Tracey Emin Is Slowing DownBut Says Her Best Work Is Still to Come – artnet News

Early on in lockdown, Tracey Emin was working on a paintinga large and strange semi-abstract onethat was keeping her up at night. She spent days staring at it. A few months later, she figured out what it was she had been making: a picture of a malignant lump, just like the one growing in her body, unbeknownst to her at the time

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In Europe and the US, abortion rights are under renewed threat – WRAL.com

By Emma Reynolds, CNN CNN The Abortion Dream Team usually receives about 400 calls a month, from women seeking advice and information. Last week, the Polish advocacy group had 700 in the space of three days, according to team member Justyna Wydrzynska.

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GOLDRICK: Kasser has stood up to the abusive and misogynistic attacks of the Connecticut GOP. That’s courage. – Greenwich Free Press

Submitted The word Courage is printed on every one of State Senator Alex Kassers campaign signs. But most people probably have no idea how much courage Alex has had to muster.

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Continuing the Fight for Women’s Rights – Daily Cardinal

Amy Coney Barretts recent confirmation as a justice in the Supreme Court is a paramount example of new leaders entering office with dismissive views on progressive topics, such as bodily autonomy.

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Self-Cloning Crayfish Have Taken Over a Cemetery in Belgium – VICE

A marbled crayfish in an aquarium. Image:Pro2sound via Getty Images The marbled crayfish is an organism straight from the pages of sci-fi. Now found across the globe, these crustaceans are all female in sex, identical in genetic make-up (making them all clones), and a terror to biodiversity

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Mothers2mothers: Aiding the HIV/AIDS Crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa – Borgen Project

CAPE TOWN, South Africa According to UNAIDS, Sub-Saharan Africa continues to be the country most affected by HIV/AIDS. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), also called acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, is a virus that attacks the immune system, making a person more vulnerable to fevers and diseases

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Amid Viet Nam’s devastating floods, UNFPA offers crucial support for women and girls affected by the crisis – Viet Nam – ReliefWeb

The UNs sexual and reproductive health agency provides USD 540,000 for Dignity Kits and other essential supplies and services HA NOI, 30 October 2020 The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Viet Nam has made available USD 540,000 to secure immediate support for women and girls in six provinces affected by devastating floods triggered by almost a month of incessant storms. The countrys central coastal region has suffered unprecedented flooding from prolonged downpours and successive typhoons since early October, resulting in at least 130 deaths recorded so far, with 18 persons listed as missing

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ENHERTU (fam-trastuzumab deruxtecan-nxki) Granted Priority Review in the US For the Treatment of HER2-positive Metastatic Gastric Cancer – BioSpace

Oct. 28, 2020 11:00 UTC WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AstraZeneca and Daiichi Sankyo Company, Ltd.(Daiichi Sankyo)s ENHERTU (fam-trastuzumab deruxtecan-nxki) has received acceptance for its supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) and has also been granted Priority Review in the US for the treatment of patients with HER2-positive metastatic gastric or gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) adenocarcinoma. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) grants Priority Review to applications for medicines that offer significant advances over available options by demonstrating safety or efficacy improvements, preventing serious conditions, or enhancing patient compliance.

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GROUP LETTER: Sexual and reproductive health care are on the ballot. – Greenwich Free Press

Submitted by Erica Buchsbaum, Katey Goldberg, Donna Moffly, Sheila Mossman, Brice Russian, Nancie Schwarzman This election is one of the most important in our lifetimes. Over four years, the Trump-Pence administration has proven that they are focused on restricting access to essential health careincluding sexual and reproductive health care. Democratic candidates have committed to continuing the protections of the Affordable Care Act, while Republicans have not

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UMN alum produces in-person play centered around reproductive justice – Minnesota Daily

I With Things New Born will begin performances on Oct. 30 at Off-Leash Art Box

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Urgent action needed to protect human health from the effects of climate change – Science Business

Next to industry, transport and fossil fuel electricity, agriculture gets little attention as a source of global warning. Yet it is one of the most polluting sectors, responsible for 30 per cent of worldwide greenhouse gas emissions, driving the climate change that is a threat to safe water, clean air, habitable land and food supplies.

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#ShutItAllDown in Namibia the fight against gender-based violence – The Conversation Africa

Since early October, hundreds of furious demonstrators mainly younger women have taken to the streets of Namibias capital, Windhoek, in protest against gender-based violence and femicide. Their action was triggered by a series of gruesome assaults on women and girls

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Katie Fleischer: Time to push ROE Act over the finish line – GazetteNET

Days awayfrom the 2020 election, and with Amy Coney Barrett just sworn in to the Supreme Court, women, LGBTQ people, people of color, religious minoritiesand anyone seeking reproductive health care are keenly aware that their human rights are on the chopping block.

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If You’re Worried About Abortion Rights, You Need to Vote Down-Ballot This Election – ELLE.com

The November 3 presidential election is almost upon us, and the main focus this fall seems to be on whether we will have four more years of Donald Trump or the first female vice president in American history. Your vote for president is extremely important this year, but here's something you shouldn't overlook: the rest of the candidates on the ballot in your state.

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Book Review: ‘Group’ Destigmatizes And Demystifies Group Therapy, Without Lessons – NPR

Group: How One Therapist and a Circle of Strangers Saved My Life, by Christie Tate Avid Reader Press hide caption Group: How One Therapist and a Circle of Strangers Saved My Life, by Christie Tate In a moment not too long ago, I realized that the coronavirus pandemic was turning me into a bad girlfriend. I was taking out far too much stress on my boyfriend, forgetting that he, too, was frayed by months of social-distancing and fear

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An Overview of Modern Birth Control Plans and Options – Coveteur

Sex: Many of us love it, many of us partake in it, and many of us dont want to get pregnant after it. So what do we do when we want to have some fun in the bedroom without the repercussions of an unplanned pregnancy? Use protection, of course

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At stake on Nov. 3rd: Abortion and womens health – NJ.com

President Trumps pick for the Supreme Court, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, has argued that a fetus should be treated like a person under the law, a principle that would eviscerate Roe, in the words of Rutgers political science professor Cynthia Daniels. If Roe v. Wade is overturned, then the battles over abortion and fetal personhood will go right back to state Legislatures and Congress

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Mouse Studies Link Some Autism To Brain Cells That Guide Sociability And Platonic Love – Newswise

Newswise Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report that new experiments with genetically engineered mice have found clear connections among a range of autism types and abnormalities in brain cells whose chemical output forges platonic (non-sexual) feelings of love and sociability. The findings, the researchers say, could eventually fuel the development of autism therapies that target disease symptoms spurred on by abnormalities in parvocellular oxytocin neurons, which are brain cells in the hypothalamus of mammals

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Reproductive Maternal Neonatal and Child Health/Family Planning (RMNCH/FP) Officer, Community Partnerships for Respectful Care – ReliefWeb

ABOUT AMERICARES: Americares is a health-focused relief and development organization that saves lives and improves health for people affected by poverty or disaster. Each year, Americares reaches more than 90 countries, including the United States, with life-changing health programs, medicine and medical supplies

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