Repeat Procedure Risk Increased With Essure Contraceptive
The Essure birth control device is linked to a greater risk of repeat tubal resection or ligation in a 7-year study, but researchers stress the risk is low for the vast...
21 hours ago - Medscape - 5 articles
DIY Birth Control Patch Being Developed
The patch, which can be pressed into an arm or leg, has dissolvable microneedles that implant into the skin and slowly dissolve over time, delivering a contraceptive hormone...
22 hours ago - Web MD
Contraceptive patch that could provide 6 months of contraception within seconds
Most birth control methods involving hormones involve daily intake of pills. Long acting contraceptive methods that involve implants or intrauterine devices need regular visits...
1 day ago - News Medical
More Teens Using Birth Control
The initiation of contraception before the first sexual experience rose from less than 10 percent in the 1970s to more than 25 percent in the 2000s. The rate of birth control...
1 day ago - Web MD
Mother, 27, claims 'contraceptive pill damaged her liver' after she spent 11 days hospitalised
Laura Hutchinson, of Retford, Nottinghamshire, showed jaundice symptoms a month after using Rigevidon.
2 days ago - Daily Mail
Self-administered Long Acting Contraceptive Designed
A new long-acting contraceptive designed to be self-administered by women may provide a new family planning option, suggested research.
2 days ago - Medindia Health
Forget the Pill - a patch injects dissolvable microneedles just once a month
A team at the Georgia Institute of Technology say the method could be a game changer for women in developing countries where it is harder to get hold of long-acting contraception.
2 days ago - Daily Mail
State and Federal Abortion, Birth Control Laws Draw Controversy
Contraceptive coverage rule blocked nationally by federal judge
2 days ago - MedPageToday - 3 articles
Long-acting contraceptive designed to be self-administered via microneedle patch
A new long-acting contraceptive designed to be self-administered by women may provide a new family planning option, particularly in developing nations where access to...
2 days ago - ScienceDaily
New skin patch provides long-acting contraceptive protection
Researchers have developed a new skin patch that uses microneedle technology to deliver a long-acting contraceptive hormone.
2 days ago - News Medical
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Mindfulness could ease emotional symptoms of the menopause, scientists say
Researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota quizzed 1,744 women about their symptoms, stress levels and mindfulness, a practice championed by celebs like Angelina Jolie .
Obesity means 'generation of children may live shorter lives than their parents'
The Welsh Government has launched a consultation on its first ever obesity strategy
Exercise Improves Survival in Patients with Diabetes
Doctors should advise and be actively involved in exercise programs for diabetic patients in order to achieve better control of blood sugar and improved heart health which in...
Five Times More Metastasis of Breast Cancer in Women Within 10 Years of...
Breast cancer in young women have five times more metastasis than breast cancer in women who had no recent childbirths or in those who did not have a child.
Strong Neck Strength may Help Prevent Concussions: Study
Athletes who are at higher risk for sports-related concussions should build neck strength to prevent such injuries, finds a new study.
Dramatic Drop in China's Air Pollution Raises Life Expectancy
Significant drop in China's air pollution level increases their citizen's life expectancy, finds a new study.
Farmers Exposed to High Levels of Pesticide More Likely to Have Poor Sense...
High pesticide exposure among farmers can be associated with a poor sense of smell in later life, reveals a new study.
New Wearable Sensor Can Help Detect Hidden Anxiety, Depression in Kids
Newly developed wearable sensor can help detect hidden anxiety and depression in young children, reveals a new study.
Engineered T Cells Promote Long-term Organ Transplant Acceptance, Says Study
A way to selectively suppress the immune reaction of the body against the donor organ by modulating the protein coronin 1 has been discovered.
Medical Detection Dogs Benefit Diabetes Patients
Alert dogs can help Type 1 patients regulate their blood sugars in a non-invasive way and avoid the risks of hypoglycaemic episodes and hyperglycaemia, found new study.