News tagged with oral contraceptives

Contraception in women over 40

Despite declining fertility, women over age 40 still require effective contraception if they wish to avoid pregnancy. A review article outlines the risks and benefits of various contraceptive options for these women. The ...

Mar 04, 2013
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Study supports tobacco link to ovarian cancer

(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from Curtin University's School of Public Health have contributed to a comprehensive international study examining risk factors for ovarian cancer.

Sep 12, 2012
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Study reveals contraceptive cancer risks

A study has revealed that injectable contraceptives that are widely used around the world influence the risk of developing several types of cancer.

Mar 07, 2012
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US recalls India-made birth control pills

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.

Feb 27, 2012
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