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More than half of fertility and period-tracker apps ineffective at predicting ovulation, study finds

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ABC Health & Wellbeing,  17/09/2019 An Australian study of the most downloaded fertility apps has found over half didn’t perform well at predicting ovulation — which is exactly what many users are using these apps for. The findings, by researchers at Eve Health Fertility in Brisbane in conjunction with Queensland Fertility Group, were presented at a Fertility Society of Australia...

Clinical Education Forum Recording: Contraception Update

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SHINE SA, November 2018 Clinicians:  SHINE SA is pleased to present the following Clinical Forum by Dr Amy Moten on the topic of Contraception. This recording is available free of charge, and access is limited to three months only. This forum covers emergency contraception and new formulations of the Pill. 3 Category 2 RACGP Points can be awarded on completion of the forum. Recording length: 1...

Rise of contraceptive apps sparks fears over unwanted pregnancies

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Guardian, Wed 2 May 2018 00.22  Growing numbers of women are using contraceptive apps, but experts have warned they could lead to unwanted pregnancies.The Swedish app Natural Cycles, the only certified app for contraception, has seen a surge in the number of members from the UK in the past year with almost 200,000 signed up, an increase from 5,000 in 2016. Sarah Hardman, the director of the...

Rescheduling of ulipristal acetate (EllaOne®) in Australia

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SHine SA, October 2016 SHine SA and Family Planning Alliance Australia put in submissions to the TGA for the rescheduling of ulipristal acetate (EllaOne®), a new emergency contraceptive pill in Australia. The rescheduling is from prescription-only to Schedule 3 (available in pharmacies with a pharmacy consultation). This has now been approved, to take place from February 2017. This is an...

Mystery of the female orgasm may be solved

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Guardian, Monday 1 August 2016 14.15 AEST The purpose of the euphoric sensation of the female orgasm has long perplexed scientists, as it is not necessary for conception, and is often not experienced by women during sex itself. Now researchers in the US say they might have found its evolutionary roots. Human female orgasm, they say, might be a spin-off from our evolutionary past, when the...

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