An alarming 17 pregnancy test brands have ceased sale in Australia or been recalled following a sweeping review of all home pregnancy tests available. The review, conducted by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), found that several of the common pregnancy tests available to Australian women were giving false negative results -- indicating the woman was … Continue reading Almost Half Of Pregnancy Tests Removed From Sale After Sweeping Review
1350 BCE One of the earliest written records of a urine-based pregnancy test can be found in an ancient Egyptian document. A papyrus described a test in which a woman who might be pregnant could urinate on wheat and barley seeds over the course of several days: “If the barley grows, it means a … Continue reading Where did pregnancy tests come from??!
The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has undertaken a review of the home pregnancy test market, resulting in fourteen brands ceasing sale in Australia and spurring the recalls of three more. A review of the category was prompted when three women used the One Step HCG urine pregnancy test from a family clinic and received negative … Continue reading Recall of Pregnancy Tests