News Analysis: Birth Control Pills Protect Against Cancer, Too
A small increased risk of breast cancer among women using hormonal contraceptives may be more than offset by the pills' protective effects.
1 day ago - NY Times - 2 articles
Birth Control Pills May Increase Breast Cancer Risk
The risk of breast cancer was higher in women who used hormonal contraception for a longer duration.
2 days ago - Medindia Health - 4 articles
Even sex is in crisis in Venezuela, where contraceptives are scarce
A shortage of contraceptives has put Venezuelans in a particularly bleak quandary.
4 days ago - Sydney Morning Herald
Sexual health staff can refuse to provide contraception
The London-based Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare was accused of discriminating against Christian doctors who may be pro-life and disagree with such contraceptions.
5 days ago - Daily Mail
All forms of hormonal contraception up breast cancer risk
A study led by the University of Aberdeen found the combined pill and progestogen-only pill have same risk, as do non-oral products such as the hormone-intrauterine system .
6 days ago - Daily Mail - 5 articles
Does Birth Control Use Up Breast Cancer Risk?
Risk higher for certain oral contraceptives, but absolute risk was small
6 days ago - MedPageToday - 2 articles
Birth Control May Raise the Risk of Breast Cancer
Doctors should be having more detailed discussions with women before prescribing them birth control, say researchers who have been studying the risks and benefits of...
6 days ago - Time - 6 articles
Small risk of breast cancer seen with hormone contraceptives
Modern low-dose birth control pills, available since the 1990s, have fewer side effects than the earliest oral contraceptives
6 days ago - ABC News - 3 articles
Confidentiality a Barrier to Reproductive Healthcare for Some Young People
Adolescents and young adults in the U.S. need better access to confidential healthcare and contraceptive services, according to research from the Guttmacher Institute. Reuters...
6 days ago - Medscape
Statisticians estimate modern contraceptive prevalence in world's poorest nations
Statisticians Leontine Alkema, Niamh Cahill and Chuchu Wei at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, with others, today released new estimates and projections of modern...
7 days ago - News Medical
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New Therapeutic Approach May Stop Breast Cancer Metastasis And Recurrence
FDA approved drugs can stop the spread of breast cancer and prevent cancer recurrence by targeting stem-like tumor cells that play key role in metastasis.
The top wellness trends for 2018, revealed by Pinterest
In anticipation of the New Year, Pinterest have put together a list of the top wellness trends for 2018 - and there's plenty to enjoy.
Natural Cell Death - Risk for Diabetes and Heart Diseases
High plasma levels of circulating markers of apoptotic cell death are associated with increased risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Centralized Chronic Disease Management Improves Patient Outcomes
Population health management programs that have centralized support can improve outcomes for patients with diabetes, cardiovascular disease or hypertension.
An Injury to the Spinal Cord may Affect the Heart
Secondary damage to an heart caused by the spinal cord injury may range from mild to severe as only small number nerve fibers associated to the heart are present there.
Type 2 Diabetes Complications Hits Younger Patients Harder
Risk factors for developing cardiovascular, eye and renal problems following type 2 diabetes much more common among patients diagnosed before the age of 45.
Heart Defects in Fetus Due to High Blood Sugar Levels of Mother
The leading non-genetic risk factor for the disease is a mother having diabetes during pregnancy, although genetics was thought to be a risk factor.
Chemotherapy found to increase the number of tumor cells circulating in the...
Chemotherapy is a pretty scary prospect, but a lot of people are convinced by their doctors that its potential benefits are worth enduring the very unpleasant side effects...
Add cinnamon to your treats this holiday season: Research confirms the spice...
Cinnamon may be the spice you need this holiday season as a new study finds that it can potentially protect you from obesity. A team of researchers from the University of...
Critical Care Resource Utilization and Outcomes of Children With Moderate...
Objectives: To characterize admission patterns, critical care resource utilization, and outcomes in moderate pediatric traumatic brain injury. Design: Retrospective cohort...