Women's Health Groups Decry Proposed Title X Changes
Access to contraceptive care will be reduced, they say
3 days ago - MedPageToday
A Qualitative Study Exploring Contraceptive Practices And Barriers To Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptive Use In A Sample Of Adolescents Living In The Southern United States
To understand contraceptive practices of adolescent females in the Deep South and determine barriers to their use of long-acting reversible contraceptives .
4 days ago - Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
Is there a way to lose weight on birth control?
Many women who use birth control believe that weight gain can be a side effect. While studies oppose weight gain related to birth control pills, some individuals report gaining...
6 days ago - Medical News Today
Combe announces launch of Preventeza Emergency Contraceptive and campaign
Combe Inc., the makers of Vagisil, today announced the launch of its Preventeza Emergency Contraceptive WeAre1in2 campaign to showcase solidarity around women's reproductive...
13 days ago - News Medical
The Latest in Teen Pregnancy Prevention: Long-Acting Reversible Contraception
Teen pregnancy is prevalent in the United States and has a number of potential negative outcomes. The most effective contraceptives available, known as long-acting reversible...
14 days ago - Journal of Pediatric Health Care
Does the Pill Raise Risk for Diabetes After Menopause?
Long-term past use of oral contraceptives is linked to insulin resistance and diabetes after the menopause, a new Korean study indicates. Medscape Medical News
16 days ago - Medscape
Bulwark Against an Abortion Ban? Medical Advances
Improved contraception and abortion pills mean the back-alley days are largely gone. But more restrictive abortion laws would especially affect poor and minority women.
17 days ago - NY Times
Contraceptive injection is a hormone cocktail that actually increases risk of HIV infection
An analysis published in the journal Endocrine Reviews, the flagship publication of the Endocrine Society, revealed that the contraceptive injection depot-medroxyprogesterone...
18 days ago - Natural News
What to expect if your IUD fell out
Intrauterine devices, known as IUDs, are a popular reversible method of contraception. An IUD may fall out or become displaced. There may be signs, such as shorter strings, or...
21 days ago - Medical News Today
Ob/Gyn Board Seeks New Family Planning Subspecialty
Would certify doctors to manage complex issues in contraception, abortion
27 days ago - MedPageToday
The headlines of Master Doctor
Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Turkey Sickens 90
Ninety people have gotten sick from raw turkey tainted with salmonella bacteria in 26 states, the CDC and the U.S. Department of Agriculture warned on Thursday. Forty people...
Parents say their children develop extreme behavioral changes after a strep...
Sabrina Smith, 11, from Danbury, Connecticut, was seven years old when she was diagnosed with PANDAS, an autoimmune disorder that creates neurological symptoms after a strep...
Cancer patients who use complementary medicine have higher risk
Complemetary medicine is different to 'alternative'. It is the use of non-traditional treatment with traditional methods, rather than instead of. But still, Yale found these...
Good cholesterol may increase risk of heart disease in older women
Hormonal changes during menopause can cause the 'healthy' HDL blood fat to become harmful - by enlarging the particles, say scientists at the University of Pittsburgh.
Bitter ‘super-tasters' have a nearly 60% higher risk of cancer
Researchers from Penn State University studied 5,500 British women for 20 years and found those who cannot taste the bitter chemical PTC are less likely to get cancer than...
An end to paralysis from spinal cord injury?
A new study from Boston Children's Hospital has been able to help mice walk again by injecting a compound which helps reactive nerve pathways that send signals to our leg muscles.
Making This 1 Change to My Diet Helped Me Quickly Lose Belly Fat
Last year, I saw a pretty incredible transformation in my body. There was a particularly stressful period of my life where I gained 40 pounds, so when I was ready to get my...
Bless You, Nordstrom! These Millennial Pink Adidas Sneakers Are on a MAJOR Sale
What's better than pink sneakers? Pink sneakers that are discounted, duh. The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is in full swing and everyone gets public access to it on July 20. One...
CT Scans may Heighten the Risk of Brain Cancer
CT scans may increase the risk of brain cancer, research at the Oxford University Press finds. This pattern of excess cancer risk may be partly due to confounding by...
Cells' Ability to Repair DNA Points to Cancer Therapy
Mechanism behind how cells repair broken strands of DNA may have huge implications for the treatment of cancer. In cancer, mutations in complex could lead to resistance to...