Diabetes

Low thromboembolism risk for contraceptive use in diabetes

(HealthDay)—For women with diabetes who are using hormonal contraception, the absolute risk of thromboembolism is low, with the lowest rates seen with use of intrauterine and subdermal contraceptives, according to a study ...

Health

Men welcome revolutionary male contraceptive

A new study has found that men have positive attitudes towards an innovative male contraceptive, Vasalgel. The landmark study, published in Cogent Medicine, is the first insight into how men perceive the new contraceptive ...

Health

Poor young women at greater risk of unintended pregnancies

Poor women have fewer but longer relationships, use contraceptives less frequently and use less effective methods than women from more advantaged backgrounds, according to a new University of Michigan study.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Before you freak out about birth control and depression, read this

Some recent headlines and news stories claiming the birth control pill is linked to depression have overstated the findings of a new study and caused panic among some women. Some journalists have misinterpreted the study ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Danish study links contraceptive use to risk of depression

Aside from pesky side effects like nausea and headaches, hormonal contraceptives are generally considered quite safe and effective. But researchers Wednesday identified a heightened risk of an unintended consequence: depression.

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