News tagged with birth control pills

Birth control pills affect memory, study finds

Women who use contraceptives like birth control pills experience memory changes, according to new UC Irvine research. Their ability to remember the gist of an emotional event improves, while women not using the contraceptives ...

Sep 09, 2011
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Teenage stroke -- a frightening trend

Stroke has generally been considered a disease of the elderly, but the incidence of stroke in children and teens has increased in recent years. The American Heart Association Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics 2011 Data ...

Aug 25, 2011
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FDA panel wants more risk information on Yaz pills

(AP) -- Federal health experts said Thursday that drug labeling for Yaz and other widely-used birth control pills should be updated to emphasize recent data suggesting a higher risk of blood clots with the drugs than older ...

Dec 09, 2011
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