• Prescribing the abortion pill without restrictions is safe and effective, study finds

    1 month ago - By ScienceDaily

    Abortion remains safe after Canada removed restrictions on the medical abortion pill mifepristone in November 2017, according to a new study. The study used comprehensive government health data to examine 315,000 abortions in Ontario between 2012 and 2020. An analysis showed no increase in abortion-related health complications following the removal of restrictions on mifepristone.
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  • Abortion complications did not increase after Canada removed mifepristone restrictions

    Abortion complications did not increase after Canada removed mifepristone restrictions

    1 month ago - By Healio

    An interrupted time-series analysis showed little change in the rate of abortion-related adverse events and complications in Ontario, Canada, before and after the country lifted prescribing restrictions on mifepristone.
    The analysis also showed that the proportion of medication-provided abortions rose “rapidly,” but the abortion rate stayed “relatively stable,” researchers wrote.
    “This is the strongest evidence yet that it is safe to provide the abortion pill like most other prescriptions - meaning any doctor or nurse practitioner can prescribe, any
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