News tagged with oral contraceptives

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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Combined oral contraceptive pill helps painful periods

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 ...

Feb 06, 2012
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