500 English Catholic priests adhere to the ban on contraception while the English Government asks the Vatican for its repeal

English debate about the Church’s contraception ban   On June 16, 500 priests, who have issued a statement to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the encyclical’s promulgation, state that the Church’s perennial teaching on human sexuality should be at the forefront...

Oral contraceptives thromboembolic side effects new findings

The fact that oral contraceptives have negative medical effects is widely documented, especially as regards the production of thrombi (or blood clots), in both the venous and arterial systems (see HERE ). Nevertheless, not all contraceptives have a similar effect, so it is...

Spanish Ministry of Health has called Bayer to withdraw contraceptive Essure

After civil proceedings were opened against pharmaceutical company Bayer all over the world because of the higher risks of serious adverse reactions associated with its contraceptives (see HERE), now, under the authority of the Ministry of Health of Spain, has called for...

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...

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,...

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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Can tubal ligation be reversed to have more children?

Around 600,000 women in Spain undergo tubal ligation in order to avoid having more children. However, between 10% and 15% of these wish to have a child at some later point owing to various personal circumstances. Some opt for this using assisted reproduction, unaware that this...

Bayer contraceptives. Civil proceedings against the company due to higher risks

Last December, in the regional court in Waldshut (Germany), civil proceedings were opened against pharmaceutical company Bayer because of the higher risks of serious adverse reactions associated with  hormone Bayer contraceptives. The claimant, Felicitas Rohrer, suffered a severe...
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