Huge new study in British J. of Psychiatry shows adverse mental health effects of induced abortion.

This review by Dr. Priscilla K. Coleman of Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, offers the largest quantitative estimate of mental health risks associated with abortion available in the world literature. Calling into question the conclusions from traditional reviews, the results revealed a moderate to highly increased risk of mental health problems after abortion. [...]

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Huge new study in British J. of Psychiatry shows adverse mental health effects of induced abortion.

This review by Dr. Priscilla K. Coleman of Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, offers the largest quantitative estimate of mental health risks associated with abortion available in the world literature. Calling into question the conclusions from traditional reviews, the results revealed a moderate to highly increased risk of mental health problems after abortion. [...]

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Huge 2011 study: Abortion and mental health: quantitative synthesis and analysis of research published 1995-2009

This review by Dr. Priscilla K. Coleman (found in The British Journal of Psychiatry (2011)199, 180–186. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.110.077230) offers the largest quantitative estimate of mental health risks associated with abortion available in the world literature. Calling into question the conclusions from traditional reviews, the results revealed a moderate to highly increased risk of mental health [...]

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FDA publishes Mifeprex Adverse Events Report

FDA publishes Mifeprex Adverse Events Report The FDA recently released its second Mifeprex Adverse Events Report to the public. The report can be seen at: http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/PostmarketDrugSafetyInformationforPatientsandProviders/ucm111323.htm Download the pdf found at mid page under “Related Information.” To further inform you, the AAPLOG article summarizing the 2004 FDA release can be found at http://www.aaplog.org/position-and-papers/mifeprex/analysis-of-severe-adverse-events-related-to-the-use-of-mifepristone-as-an-abortifacient-by-harrison-and-gary/ As you [...]

By | July 22nd, 2011|News|Comments Off on FDA publishes Mifeprex Adverse Events Report

Introduction to the International Working Group for Global Women’s Health Research 2010 Symposium Proceedings

Donna J. Harrison, M.D., dip ABOG Dr. Harrison is director of Research and Public Policy at American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists. There is no more critically important health issue for obstetricians that the health of the mother and child from conception through parturition and lactation. Yet much of the medical literature surrounding the [...]

By | June 28th, 2011|News|Comments Off on Introduction to the International Working Group for Global Women’s Health Research 2010 Symposium Proceedings

2011 Chinese study on Mifeprex and subsequent preterm birth

AAPLOG comments on the huge 2011 paper from China by Liao et al, “Repeated medical abortions and the risk of preterm birth in the subsequent pregnancy,” Arch Gynecol Obstet (2011) 284:579–586: This study reported on more than 18,000 women in seven hospitals, over 4 years- comparing over 7,000 women who had had abortions, with over [...]

By | June 4th, 2011|Induced Abortion and Pre-Term Birth, News|Comments Off on 2011 Chinese study on Mifeprex and subsequent preterm birth

European News

Dear ProLife Colleague, here are some bits and pieces of news from the international scene: Hungary: new constition protects life New York, May 5 (C-FAM) Last week, Hungarian President Pal Schmitt signed a controversial new constitution into law that includes a provision for the protection of unborn life “from conception” and the definition of marriage [...]

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2009 and 2010 Four More Studies Show the Association.

SUMMARIES OF 4 STUDIES FROM 2009 AND 2010 CONFIRMING THE ASSOCIATION OF INDUCED ABORTION AND SUBSEQUENT PRETERM BIRTH, AND ONE STUDY SHOWING DEPRESSION ASSOCIATED WITH PRETERM BIRTH. With regard to abortion and preterm birth , 2010 remained a busy year for abortion and preterm birth studies. There were 7 informative studies on preterm birth and [...]

By | March 19th, 2011|Induced Abortion and Pre-Term Birth, News|Comments Off on 2009 and 2010 Four More Studies Show the Association.

AAPLOG at UN

AAPLOG President, Donna Harrison, spoke Wednesday Sept 15 at a member briefing of the United Nations on the subject of maternal mortality. Also presenting were Dr. Elard Koch, Dr. Obilumani Ideh, and Dr. Robert Walley. The topic was a rational approach to decreasing maternal mortality worldwide. Dr. Harrison spoke about the recent Lancet study by [...]

By | September 15th, 2010|News|Comments Off on AAPLOG at UN

2010 Iams Review

The 2010 Iams Review: Care for Women with Prior PreTerm Birth Jay D. Iams, MD; Vincenzo Berghells, MD. Care for women with prior preterm birth. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. August 2010;203(3):89-100 This is an extremely informative article on preterm birth, an issue that complicates I in 8 pregnancies in the U.S.A. Because of [...]

By | August 26th, 2010|Induced Abortion and Pre-Term Birth, News|Comments Off on 2010 Iams Review