Contraception in mentally disabled people. Moral assessment

What applies to healthy people is also true for the disabled. Both are equally persons and possess the same dignity When we refer to serious mentally disabled persons, we are not referring to any other situation or condition of disability. In our opinion, the first thing that...

Teenage depression has reached “worryingly high” levels. 25% of girls are depressed

“Worryingly there is evidence that parents may be underestimating their daughters’ mental health needs” According to a major study by University College London which tracked more than 10,000 teenagers found widespread emotional problems among today’s youth, with...

Human overpopulation of the earth myth

Is our planet really overpopulated? The problem of human overpopulation of the Earth is often raised in different social settings and especially in some media, often resulting in the promotion of antinatalist policies. But is our planet really overpopulated? This is a complex...

Amendment to abolish Planned Parenthood subsidies by American Government

American Government ceases to be the international sponsor of abortion The current Government of the United States has presented an amendment to the “Affordable Care Act“, with the result that they will not accept longer award Planned Parenthood 500 million Euros...

European Parliament document announced, as one of its priority, defend women right to abortion

The European Parliament recently announced its “priorities” for its next Commission on the Status of Women are “universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights.” The EU document implies that limiting access to abortion is an infringement of...

More facts about the use of hormonal contraceptives. 39% of the users have objective risk factors

Hormonal contraceptives risk factors A recent report by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has stated that hormonal contraceptives should not be used in women with contradictions for their use, as they can increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases,...

Human infertility. Microsurgery for the treatment of tubal obstruction. Ethical and medical aspects

‘Reconstructive microsurgery could be important in the treatment of infertility’ One topic discussed in relation to the treatment of human infertility is the efficacy of tubal microsurgery for the treatment of Fallopian tube obstruction and its efficacy compared to in...

Any type of hormonal contraceptive can cause depression. A large study concluded

We have often reported the hormonal contraceptives negative effects, but now a further one has come to light, namely the frequent depression in teenagers secondary to the use of hormonal contraceptives. In a large study about hormonal contraceptive pills, with the suggestive...

Spain is aging and headed towards demographic collapse. With on of the lowest birth rates in the European Union

The number of children under the age of three has fallen by 84,229  whilst the segment of the population over the age of 65 has increased by 111,084 individual Spain is headed towards demographic collapse. The first time since 1998, when official records began to be published by...
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Contraceptives. Latest findings on their efficacy

Aside from the ethical and moral issues that accompany the use of contraceptives, one biomedical and social aspect of interest is to determine their efficacy, particularly when this is compared with natural fertility regulation methods, and most especially when it involves...
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