The oral contraceptive pill may affect some women's moods

Finding the right type of contraception is important. Oral contraception—also known as the pill—is the most popular and widely used method. In the June edition of Australian Prescriber, Dr. Eveline Mu and Professor ...


COVID hastens demise of combined contraceptive pills in UK

General practitioners in England dramatically decreased their prescriptions of the combined contraceptive pill during the first COVID-19 lockdown, and these rates have not recovered since, according to new research published ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Unplanned pregnancies nearly doubled during lockdown

There were nearly twice as many unplanned pregnancies during the first lockdown compared to before, finds a major study led by researchers from UCL and University College London Hospital.


7 facts women should know to prevent and recognize stroke

It's telling that although stroke is the third leading cause of death for women in the U.S., and that twice as many women die of stroke than of breast cancer, most women aren't aware of these facts.

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