(Medical Xpress) -- Taking oral contraceptives continuously, rather than as traditionally prescribed for each cycle, provides earlier relief for moderate to severe menstrual cramps -- dysmenorrhea -- according to researchers ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Aug 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Obese women who receive a contraceptive implant have lower drug levels in the six months following implant insertion compared with normal-weight women, according to a study published in the ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Aug 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- For most women, oral contraceptives do not affect libido, but health care providers should be aware that some women may experience negative effects on sexual function, according to a study published ...
Medications Jul 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Family planning counseling could prove to be a cost-effective way to help minimize the number of children born HIV-positive in sub-Saharan Africa, a new study by School of Medicine researchers suggests.
HIV & AIDS Jul 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Intuitively it simply makes sense: exposure to sexual content in movies at an early age probably influences adolescents' sexual behavior. And yet, even though a great deal of research has shown that adolescents who watch ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 17, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- General practitioners (GPs) lack the knowledge and ability to adequately provide long-term contraceptive care to women in their practices, according to new research.
Health Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Rich nations and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation said they had pledged more than 2.6 billion dollars towards family planning in developing countries at a summit in London Wednesday.
Health Jul 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Oral contraceptive use in girls and alcohol consumption in boys are associated with increased blood pressure
Lifestyle behaviour in adolescents may adversely affect blood pressure and cardiovascular risk in adulthood, according to results from a large pregnancy follow-up study in Australia. In particular, alcohol consumption among ...
Cardiology Jul 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Contraceptive use saves the lives of more than a quarter of million women each year, either from death in childbirth or unsafe abortions, according to estimates published on Tuesday.
Health Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay) -- Men may one day have a birth-control option other than the condom or vasectomy -- if early research on a new contraceptive gel pans out.
Health Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Male hormonal contraceptives applied daily to the skin reduce sperm production, finds a new study to be presented at The Endocrine Society's 94th Annual Meeting in Houston.
Medical research Jun 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
They seem to live their personal lives online, but when there is a glitch in the sex lives of college students, and emergency contraception is needed, many struggle to navigate the Web and find the information they need, ...
Health Jun 15, 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 |
(HealthDay) -- For women taking hormonal contraceptives, sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) is a useful marker to estimate the risk of venous thrombosis, according to research published in the June issue ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Contraceptive use in Spain during the first sexual encounter is similar to other European countries. However, there are some geographical differences between Spanish regions: women in Murcia use contraceptives ...
Health May 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0