HIV in African Women Not Tied To Birth Control Type
Study supports ongoing and increased access to effective, reversible contraception
5 days ago - MedPageToday
Women as Likely to Get HIV on DMPA as Other Contraceptives
After 30 years, physicians can finally speak with confidence to women about long-acting contraception and HIV risk. Medscape Medical News
7 days ago - Medscape
Are Birth Control Apps An Effective Form Of Contraception?
Experts share how tracking ovulation, periods and fertility with apps like Natural Cycles stacks up against other methods.
8 days ago - The Huffington Post
Long-acting contraceptives do not increase risk of HIV, concludes new study
One of the largest and most robust studies on HIV infection rates has concluded that long-acting contraceptives do not increase the risk of contracting HIV.
10 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Abortions high 'shows need for contraception access'
There were more than 200,000 abortions in England and Wales last year - the highest every recorded.
11 days ago - BBC
ECHO trial: HIV risk does not differ by contraceptive method
In reassuring findings for women seeking birth control options, researchers said they found no substantial difference in risk for HIV infection among women assigned to use one...
11 days ago - Healio
Depo-Provera, an Injectable Contraceptive, Does Not Raise H.I.V. Risk
The hormone shot - popular among African women who must use birth control in secret - is as safe as other methods, scientists reported.
11 days ago - NY Times
Oral contraceptives may protect women from serious knee injuries
A recent study found that oral contraceptive pills may provide protection against anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, injuries, particularly in young athletic women. “Though...
18 days ago - Healio
The women from Northern Ireland 'crippled by contraception'
Some mothers from Northern Ireland claim that the Essure implant is worse than child birth.
19 days ago - BBC
Series: Medical options for care for gender diverse and transgender youth: Updates for gynecologic and reproductive health providers Title: Part 2: Medical Affirmative Care for the Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecologic Provider
Increasing numbers of transgender and gender diverse youth are presenting for medical care, including seeking more information and access to services from gynecologic and...
25 days ago - Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
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Can Anticholinergic Drugs Increase Risk of Dementia?
Commonly prescribed anticholinergic drugs are used to treat various conditions like depression, Parkinson's disease and seizures, may now increase the risk of dementia if used...
PET Scan can Detect Heart Disease Risk Factors in Sleep Apnea Patients
Obstructive sleep apnea can lead to high blood pressure, stroke, chronic heart failure and other cardiovascular problems. Therefore, patients with OSA, should receive PET...
Good Bacteria may Prevent or Reverse Food Allergy
New species of bacteria identified in the human infant gut can protect against food allergies, finds a new study.
Air Pollution can Put You at Risk of Hypertension
Exposure to air pollution and living in apartment buildings increases your risk of developing hypertension. However, living in green spaces and natural environments can help...
Project Veritas bombshell: Google engaged in massive censorship effort to...
Once again we have the intrepid investigative journalists at Project Veritas to thank for exposing the biggest election scandal of 2020 thus far that has nothing at all to do...
It's not just bad for your lungs. air pollution can put you at risk of...
Our team at the London Breast Institute published a study in 2007 in the Current Medical Research and Opinion journal which showed that women who live in Central London have...
Boy, 1, thriving after groundbreaking surgery in the WOMB to treat spina bifida
When Charley's condition first became apparent on the 13-week scan, California sweethearts Lexi and Joshuwa Royer were advised to consider abortion. But they heard about a new...
Baby Formula Sold at Walmart Recalled
Metal pieces were found in one lot of this product, which includes at least 23,388 containers.
New data identifies specific bacterial strain to boost athletic performance
A strain of Veillonella atypica isolated from marathon runners may boost endurance and running performance â for mice at least â according to a new study by scientists from...
Twin boys delivered at 24 WEEKS who needed brain and heart surgery to...
Lochlan Timothy and Lex Anthony O'Malley were born four months early on July 18, 2017, in Washington. Doctors warned their parents the odds were against them, but they survived.