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POC

PoC

(1) (Proof Of Concept) See PoC exploit.

(2) (Power Over Cable) Sending data and power over the same line. See PoE and HDBaseT.

(3) (Power Over Coax) Using coaxial cable to send PoE (Power over Ethernet) signals a distance of a half mile or more. The PoC device converts PoE to a coaxial-compatible signal that is transmitted to the PoC unit at the other end. See PoE.
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24) Given the benefits of lactation to both infant and maternal health, (25,26) and the fact that the LNG-IUS carries a much lower systemic dose of progestin than the injectable, further study of how timing of initiation of progestin-only contraceptives affects women's abilities to meet lactation recommendations (27) is urgently needed.
Breast cancer risk with progestin-only contraceptives
In a survey of roughly 400 New Mexico physicians and midwives, she and her colleagues showed that "the majority (70%) of providers prescribe progestin-only contraceptive methods to breastfeeding women within the first 6 weeks [post partum]" (Contraception 2006;74:389-93).
Progestin-only contraceptive products may be an attractive option if you are unable to take a combination product with estrogen, or are concerned about estrogen's side effects.
In addition to Agile's lead, advanced-stage program to develop AG200-15, the Company also is developing a low-dose, progestin-only contraceptive patch, AG900.
Women with stable systemic lupus erythematosus can use with relative safety any one of three forms of birth control--a combined oral contraceptive, a progestin-only contraceptive, or the copper intrauterine device--according to the findings of a study that showed each method had its own small degree of risk.
Micronor, a progestin-only contraceptive, works in a significant number of patients by preventing the implantation of a fertilized egg.
The product labeling for Depo-Provera states that about 68% of women who become pregnant after discontinuing the injectable high-dose progestin-only contraceptive may conceive within 12 months.
Larger long-term, randomized, controlled studies that focus on weight and enroll users and nonusers who are otherwise comparable are still needed to definitively address the question of whether the high-dose progestin-only contraceptive causes weight gain, said Dr.
35 mg, is an FDA-approved progestin-only contraceptive, it isn't surprising that a dose of norethindrone acetate equivalent to 2 mg of norethindrone, for 24 out of 28 days each cycle, would also be an effective contraceptive.
By contrast, the product labeling for Depo-Provera states that about 68% of women who do become pregnant after discontinuing the injectable high-dose progestin-only contraceptive may conceive within 12 months.

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