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Scientists working on safe male contraceptive


September 6th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sept 6 (IANS) The day may be not be far-off when males can take birth control pills without fearing side-effects. Even though the concept has exercised scientists for decades, ... Read more...

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British teens allowed to take birth control pills


April 27th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Pilot programmes are being launched across Britain where teenaged girls - as young as 13 - are being given contraceptive pills by pharmacies without a doctor's ... Read more...

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Birth control pills impair memory


September 11th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Women taking contraceptive pills face problems with their memory, new research says.University of California, Irvine researchers have shown that hormonal contraception pills "alter memory".The medications ... Read more...

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Contraceptive pills increase risk of vascular diseases among women(Lead)


March 9th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Before you pop an emergency birth control pill, think again. Contraceptive medication might be a quick way to prevent pregnancy, but it increases the risk ... Read more...

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Contraceptive pills a risk for women’s hearts


March 9th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Before you pop an emergency birth control pill, think again. Contraceptive medication might be a quick way to prevent pregnancy, but it increases the risk ... Read more...

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Birth control pills do not cause weight gain: Study


January 20th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): According to a new research, the commonly held belief that oral contraceptives cause weight gain appears to be false.The study was conducted at the Oregon National Primate ... Read more...

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Daylight Saving Time Comes To An End Today


November 7th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Daylight Saving Time is ending on Sunday November 7th in various parts of the world. This can be a tad problematic for those who live ... Read more...

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‘Osteoporosis strikes young due to sedentary lifestyle’ (Oct 20 is World Osteoporosis Day)


October 19th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) It's not just the elderly who are at risk of developing osteoporosis - a disease of the bones that increases chances of fracture. Less exercise and high ... Read more...

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Study: Birth control pills alter the structure of women’s brains


October 8th, 2010 - 1:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
A new scientific study has found that the female oral birth control pills alter the brain development of women. The United States Food and Drugs Administration approved the sale of oral ... Read more...

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Michelle ‘Bombshell’ McGee: ‘I had an affair with Jesse James out of boredom’


May 7th, 2010 - 2:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michelle ‘Bombshell’ McGee said in her defense that she had a 11-month affair with Sandra Bullock’s husband Jesse James out of ‘boredom’. She said very ... Read more...

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Antidepressants, birth control pills blamed for low libido in women


April 23rd, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 23 (ANI): Many young women are reporting that they have a low sexual desire, with a new research blaming antidepressants and birth control pills for the problem.Many young women ... Read more...

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Scientists discover first female sex hormone in a plant


February 25th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Scientists have reported the first discovery of the female sex hormone progesterone in a plant.Until now, scientists thought that only animals could make progesterone.A steroid hormone, ... Read more...

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Dolly Parton considered suicide over her unfulfilled desire to be a mom


February 13th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 13 (ANI): Singer songwriter Dolly Parton has opened up about the depression she went through when she could not have kids.According to the Globe, Parton, 64, said the ... Read more...

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Scientists pinpoint presence of female sex hormone in plant


February 5th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Scientists have unearthed female sex hormone progesterone in a plant, upsetting conventional wisdom that only animals secreted it. A steroid hormone produced by the ovaries, progesterone prepares the uterus ... Read more...

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New technology to revolutionise water purification


January 14th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 14 (IANS) Canadian researchers are on the threshold of pioneering a new technology that will revolutionise purification of drinking water and sewage, they say. Though current technologies can clean water by ... Read more...

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2009’s Most Provocative Sex Science Stories


December 20th, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
Washington, December 20 (ANI): As 2009 comes to an end, a list of sex lessons that may come handy in the New Year has been unveiled.Live Science lists the nine main things ... Read more...

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Birth control pills can continue to be sold over the counter


November 9th, 2009 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The central government Monday said that morning after pills or emergency birth control pills will continue to be sold over the counter (OTC). The decision to allow ... Read more...

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Birth control pills ‘up stroke risk’


October 27th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Birth control pills can nearly double the risk of stroke in women, says a new study.According to a review article in MedLink Neurology by three Loyola University Health ... Read more...

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German girls’ boobs are getting bigger!


October 2nd, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 2 (ANI): German men are celebrating because frauleins' boobs are getting bigger.According to a nationwide study of body shapes, breast measurements are on average an inch bigger than they were ... Read more...

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Warner Chilcott Plans To Buy Procter And Gamble For $3 Billion


August 24th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Warner Chilcott Ltd, formerly called the Warner Chilcott PLC has reportedly shown an interest in buying Procter & Gamble for a tag price of $3 billion.The Wall Street Journal ... Read more...

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High levels of plant-based estrogens discovered in some industrial wastewater


August 11th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 11 (ANI): Civil engineering researchers in the University of Minnesota's Institute of Technology have discovered high levels of plant-based estrogens, called phytoestrogens, in some industrial wastewater.In the study, civil engineering ... Read more...

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Scientists find high levels of estrogens in some industrial wastewater


August 11th, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Washington, August 11 (ANI): University of Minnesota researchers say that certain industries may be a significant source of plant-based oestrogens, called phytoestrogens, in surface water.Civil engineering experts at the university's Institute of ... Read more...

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Oral contraceptives set back muscle gains in young women


April 17th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) Active young women who use oral contraceptives (OC) may be setting back their muscle gains, according to a study. "We were surprised at the magnitude of differences in muscle ... Read more...

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The Pill impairs muscle gains in young women


April 17th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Oral contraceptive use impairs muscle gains in young women, and is associated with lower hormone levels, a new study has found.The study was conducted by Chang-Woock Lee and ... Read more...

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Katy Perry chews birth control pills like vitamin C!


April 2nd, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2 (ANI): Katy Perry is so determined not to get pregnant that she constantly chews birth control pills.The singer says that she would love to start a family one-day, ... Read more...

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Man tells court he bought ecstasy to use as birth control pills for pet dog!


December 26th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 26 (ANI): An Australian man, caught with a trafficable amount of ecstasy, told the court that he bought it to use it as birth control pills for his shar ... Read more...

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How flushing the toilet can cause genetic defects in wildlife


December 14th, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Idaho have discovered that an active chemical in birth control pills, that is released into the environment through human urine, can cause ... Read more...

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The Pill doesnt cause weight gain, say researchers


October 31st, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Refuting earlier claims, researchers from German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care have found that birth control pills does not deserve its reputation for causing ... Read more...

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How you can suffer a stroke during sex


September 16th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): If you think that sex is all about pleasure, then heres a new flash: a rare combination of factors can cause a person to suffer a stroke ... Read more...

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Women suffers stroke after sex, recovers after therapy


September 15th, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) Minutes after having sex with her boyfriend, a 35-year-old woman suffered a stroke, paralysing the left side of her face. But she miraculously recovered after therapy.Loyola University Medical ... Read more...

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Teens full of misconceptions about emergency contraception


August 20th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 20 (IANS) Minority teens need to be helped to better understand how the emergency contraception pill works and eliminate some misconceptions about side-effects, confidentiality and accessibility, according to a ... Read more...

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Oral contraceptives may ease suffering of women with severe PMS


August 19th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): Oral contraceptives may ease suffering of women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), suggests a new study.The research team from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill would ... Read more...

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Women on the pill can’t smell out compatible mates


August 14th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) Women on birth-control pills are more likely to pick an incompatible partner because they cannot smell out someone compatible, according to a study by British researchers. The study ... Read more...

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Malaysian experts says Islam permits use of contraceptives


April 17th, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Apr.17 (ANI): An Islamic scholar has said that neither the Koran nor the Sunnah forbids a Muslim from using condoms, birth control pills and other contraceptives for family planning. Dr. ... Read more...

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Oz scientists develop contraceptive jab for men


April 13th, 2008 - 4:06 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Apr 13 (ANI): The newly developed contraceptive jab for men has been proved to be just as effective as birth-control pills for women by scientists.The injection, which has been developed ... Read more...

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