PCC

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PCC

abbreviation for PRESS COMPLAINTS COMMISSION.
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1999), "The Role of Matching Menstrual Data with Hormonal Measurements in Evaluating Effectiveness of Postcoital Contraception," Contraception 60: 243-7.
An influential report on ABC News in 1994 focused on the Reproductive Health Technology Project's method: a project board member would "cut up packets of oral contraceptives and place the Yuzpe regimen dosage in an envelope along with typed instructions on how and when to use the pills for postcoital contraception.
Comparison of mifepristone and high dose oestrogen-progestogen for emergency postcoital contraception.
Since the beginning of this year, women don't even need a prescription to get emergency postcoital contraception from California pharmacies.
He was a major mover in the Vatican's defunding of UNICEF, on the grounds that it supported postcoital contraception on request for refugee women who had been raped, and he has led the Vatican's attempts to sabotage UN consensus documents on women's right to "methods of fertility regulation which are safe, efficacious, accessible and acceptable.
This instalment of Sex Research Update summarizes recent research on: why teenage pregnancy rates in the United States are declining; teen perspectives on pregnancy prevention; determinants of low-risk and high-risk HPV infections among Montreal university students; university students' knowledge and awareness of HPV; knowledge and use of emergency postcoital contraception by female students at a high school in Nova Scotia; and an HIV prophylaxis program for sexual assault victims in British Columbia.
75 mg tablets for occasional postcoital contraception.
This experiment marked the first major venture into ongoing postcoital contraception and laid the groundwork for the levonorgestrel methods that have become available in many developing countries and in Eastern Europe.
Although the students vigorously endorsed the practice of contraception, they had more varied opinions on postcoital contraception.
The large doses of estrogen used for postcoital contraception (the morning-after pill) probably act upon the entire genital tract from the ovary to the uterus.
Copper IUD inserted up to 5 days after unprotected intercourse is the most effective method of postcoital contraception.
CONTEXT: As abortion is illegal in Nicaragua, postcoital contraception is an important option for preventing pregnancy.