(HealthDay)—Women taking birth control pills with lower amounts of estrogen—a commonly prescribed contraceptive—may be at higher risk for chronic pelvic pain and pain during orgasm, according to new ...
Medications May 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The 1950s were not as prudish as they seemed on the surface, says economist Andrew Francis.
Health Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (7) | 1 |
A U.S. Food and Drug Administration-funded study led by the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research found an increased risk of arterial thrombotic events (ATE) and venous thromboembolic events (VTE)—commonly ...
Medications Oct 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Parents of teen girls are more ready to accept their daughters being offered birth control pills and condoms during doctor visits than other, more effective and long-acting contraceptive methods, according ...
Health Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Attention men: The day may be coming soon when you can take your own birth control pill with no side effects, according to a study done by a group of scientists that includes a Texas A&M University researcher.
Medical research Sep 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Teen girls who use birth control pills and teen boys who drink alcohol are at increased risk for elevated blood pressure, according to a new study.
Cardiology Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Sweeping new research comparing various forms of hormonal contraception -- including birth control pills, vaginal rings and skin patches -- suggests that the risk for heart attacks and strokes ...
Medications Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
A study to evaluate birth control methods has found dramatic differences in their effectiveness. Women who used birth control pills, the patch or vaginal ring were 20 times more likely to have an unintended pregnancy than ...
Overweight and Obesity May 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- The use of oral contraceptives by younger women or hormone therapy by older women may be linked with inflammatory bowel disease, new research indicates.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- U.S. health officials announced Tuesday that birth controls pills containing drospirenone -- a man-made version of the hormone progesterone -- may be associated with a higher risk of blood clots ...
Medications Apr 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Women may say, "It's about time." Guys may have the same reaction. After many overly optimistic predictions, a male version of The Pill may truly be in sight. And a team at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, a nationally ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New research offers hope for the first pill to treat a common problem in young women: fibroids in the uterus. The growths can cause pain, heavy bleeding and fertility problems, and they are the leading cause of hysterectomies.
Medications Feb 02, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Performance anxiety? Not for this human sperm.
Medical research Dec 29, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 2
Birth control drugs that were heavily promoted as having fewer side effects and the ability to clear up acne and other hormonal bothers are under new scrutiny from safety regulators.
Medications Dec 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Women using hormonal contraception --such as a birth control pill or a shot like Depo-Provera are at double the risk of acquiring HIV, and HIV-infected women who use hormonal contraception have twice the risk of transmitting ...
HIV & AIDS Oct 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0