(AP) -- Federal health experts said Thursday that drug labeling for Yaz and other widely-used birth control pills should be updated to emphasize recent data suggesting a higher risk of blood clots with the drugs than older ...
Medications Dec 09, 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
It's the morning after and the controversy over how to sell emergency contraception still looms.
Medications Dec 08, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
A decade after millions of women went cold turkey on the hormone pills that controlled their hot flashes, mood swings and other menopausal symptoms, some doctors say the therapy is safe to try again.
Medications Dec 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
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
(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
Birth control drugs that were heavily promoted as having fewer side effects and the ability to clear up acne and other hormonal bothers are under new scrutiny from safety regulators.
Medications Dec 05, 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 |
Stressed people fall into habits and their behaviour is not goal-directed. That the neurotransmitter norepinephrine plays a decisive role here is now reported in the Journal of Neuroscience by scientists from Bochum led by ...
Neuroscience Nov 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 1 |
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
A memory-enhancing drug may improve the speed and effectiveness of prolonged exposure therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) patients, according to a new pilot study by psychologists at The University of Texas ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 03, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration says Merck's cholesterol drug Vytorin helps reduce heart attack, stroke and related problems in patients with kidney disease, a potential new use for the blockbuster drug.
Medications Oct 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 0