• Oral Contraception Linked to Smaller Hypothalamus

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    Women who take the birth control pill have a smaller hypothalamus than those who do not, and report more anger and depression, a small study shows, but the mechanism of action is not well understood.
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  • Study finds key brain region smaller in birth control pill users

    1 month ago - By ScienceDaily

    Researchers studying the brain found that women taking oral contraceptives, commonly known as birth control pills, had significantly smaller hypothalamus volume, compared to women not taking the pill, according to a new study.
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  • Once-A-Month Oral Contraceptive Pill in Development

    1 month ago - By BWH

    A team led by investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital and MIT is designing a new method to help improve adherence and reduce the risk of pregnancy by offering an oral contraceptive that could be taken once a month.
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