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
A batch of birth control pills manufactured in India for US distribution has been recalled due to a packaging error that could make the pills ineffective, US health authorities said on Monday.
Medications Feb 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Hormonal contraceptives appear to thwart pregnancy just as well in overweight and obese women as those of normal weight despite markedly lower pregnancy-prevention hormone levels among heavier ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Seven US states have filed a lawsuit challenging a requirement in President Barack Obama's 2010 health care law that religious organizations provide insurance covering birth control.
Other Feb 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Half of the young adult Latino men and women responding to a survey in rural Oregon acknowledge not using regular effective contraception despite expressing a desire to avoid pregnancy, according to a new Oregon State ...
Health Feb 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- What birth control debate? A half-century after the introduction of the pill, acceptance of birth control by American women is virtually universal.
Health Feb 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New evidence-based guidelines from the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) address the many risk factors for developing a deep vein thrombosis (DVT), or blood clot, as the result of long-distance travel. These risk ...
Health Feb 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A large Scandinavian study, that has been running for 30 years, has finally provided convincing evidence that the combined oral contraceptive pill does, indeed, alleviate the symptoms of painful menstrual periods reports ...
Other Feb 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- A federal judge is considering whether Washington state can require pharmacies to stock and sell Plan B or other emergency contraceptives, even in the face of religious objections by druggists who believe they destroy ...
Medications Feb 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer on Wednesday recalled one million packets of birth control pills over a packaging error that could put women at risk of unintended pregnancy.
Medications Feb 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Imagine a contraceptive that could, with one or two painless 15-minute non-surgical treatments, provide months of protection from pregnancy. And imagine that the equipment needed were already in physical therapists' ...
Other Jan 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
If you have stable cardiovascular disease, it is more than likely that you can safely engage in sexual activity, according to an American Heart Association scientific statement.
Cardiology Jan 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A large Scandinavian study that has been running for 30 years has finally provided convincing evidence that the combined oral contraceptive pill does, indeed, alleviate the symptoms of painful menstrual periods dysmenorrhoea. ...
Health Jan 18, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
A new regulation that requires women buying emergency contraceptives in at least one Chinese city to register their real names and ID card numbers has triggered an outcry on the Internet.
Other Dec 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0