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
Researchers from Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that in low-income neighborhoods, misinformation about access to emergency contraception is a common occurrence. These ...
Health Dec 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Women's health advocates said Tuesday they will sue the US government for allegedly violating the constitutional rights of young teens by denying them over-the-counter access to emergency contraception.
Medications Dec 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Worried about birth control in light of headlines about side effects from Yaz and the patch? Women have a lot of options that are safe and effective, including some that are even more reliable.
Health Dec 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- President Barack Obama on Thursday endorsed but said he did not steer his administration's decision to halt the over-the-counter sale of an anti-pregnancy drug to girls under 17, saying it was common ...
Medications Dec 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Women who use bust-enhancing dietary supplements containing the mycoestrogen zearalenone (ZEN), a naturally occurring toxin that widely contaminates agricultural products, could be increasing their risk of breast cancer. ...
Cancer Dec 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
It's the morning after and the controversy over how to sell emergency contraception still looms.
Medications Dec 08, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
Like any other women who do not have children (nulliparous women), Catholic nuns find themselves with an increased risk of dying from breast, ovarian, and uterine cancer compared with women who bear children. A Comment published ...
Health Dec 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 8
US regulators on Wednesday rejected a drug company's request to make emergency contraception available over the counter to consumers of all ages instead of by prescription to those under 17.
Medications Dec 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
US regulators are considering whether to grant a drug company's request to make emergency contraception available over the counter to people of all ages instead of by prescription.
Medications Dec 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3
(AP) -- Federal health regulators are leaning toward adding new information about the risk of blood clots to the labels of widely prescribed birth control pills such as Yaz, in light of growing evidence that the newer contraceptive ...
Medications Dec 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
British women are being offered free supplies of the emergency "morning-after" contraceptive pill over the Christmas and New Year holidays, the country's leading abortion agency said Tuesday.
Health Dec 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
AN international study published in BMJ Open has recently suggested the existence of a casual link between the use of the contraceptive pill and the increase incidence of prostate cancer, due to mens ...
Cancer Dec 01, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Use of the contraceptive pill is associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer around the globe, finds research published in BMJ Open.
Medications Nov 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 3
The use of drospirenone-containing oral birth control pills is linked to a significantly higher risk of blood clots, both deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, according to an article in the Canadian Medical Association Jo ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0