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Kerala women fish vendors don’t know of birds and bees


September 9th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 9 (IANS) Kerala might have the highest literacy rate in the country, but a study among women fish vendors in six fishing regions in the state showed that ... Read more...

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Jasmine Lennard slams Kerry Katona


August 30th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 30 (THAINDAIN NEWS) Jasmine Leonnard took to Twitter and slammed Kerry Katona on her face when Katona talked about her in her OK! Column. This is great publicity for the ... Read more...

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Hormone free male pill closer to reality


August 17th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 17 (IANS) Researchers have isolated a small molecule that may offer the first effective and hormone-free contraception for males, ever since the development of condoms.The study shows that ... Read more...

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Pregnancy killing a million girls every year: Report


June 28th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Pregnancy has emerged as the biggest killer across the globe for teenage girls, with a million teenagers dying annually, a report by international voluntary organisation ... Read more...

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70 percent single British women have unprotected sex


May 31st, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) A study in Britain has found seven out of 10 single women regularly indulging in unprotected sex, without even acknowledging the problem they are heading toward.The ... Read more...

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Non oral contraceptives carry higher clot risks


May 11th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, May 11 (IANS) Certain non-oral hormonal contraceptives, skin patches, implants and vaginal rings carry a higher risk of serious blood clots than others, says a new study. Several studies ... Read more...

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‘India fourth worst in maternal care’


May 8th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India is the fourth worst place to be in for mothers among 80 less developed countries, the annual State of the World's Mothers report said ... Read more...

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Rush Limbaugh’s diatribe hurts GOP prospects


March 9th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rush Limbaugh has come under fire for his comments on Georgetown University student Sandra Fluke. As Americans debate on what is constitutional and what is not, ... Read more...

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Glenmark recalls 7 lots of oral contraceptives in US


February 26th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Saturday said it has issued a voluntary nation-wide recall of seven lots of its oral contraceptives -- Norgestimate and Ethinyl Estradiol tablets -- ... Read more...

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Alcohol pushing teenagers to risky sex


January 1st, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) Teenagers' drinking habits are making them indulge in sex beyond their desire, causing an epidemic of risky sex, doctors in Britain have warned.According to the Royal ... Read more...

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China to lay bare birth control at museum


December 19th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 19 (IANS) China, which has the world's largest population of over 1.3 billion, would soon come up with a museum-cum-theme park that tells the story of contraception in ... Read more...

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Analysts feel that Mississippi personhood law goes too far


November 9th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mississippi, Nov 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Voters in Mississippi will be given the opportunity to define who can be classified as a person. Pro-life and pro-abortion groups have often argued about whether a ... Read more...

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Cambridge U students clueless about unsafe sex?


November 5th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) A survey by Cambridge University's student newspaper has made the shocking revelation that show half of the students having had unprotected sex.Of the 309 students surveyed ... Read more...

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Hormonal contraception drives joy out of sex for women


October 31st, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 31 (IANS) Despite its known benefits and convenience, newer forms of hormonal contraception could hamper arousal, orgasms and frequency of sex in women, driving joy out of act ... Read more...

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Enzyme trips fertility, triggers miscarriage


October 17th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 17 (IANS) An enzyme that acts as a fertility switch could trip conception in women or cause a miscarriage depending on its high or low levels.The findings could ... Read more...

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World population could hit seven bn this month


October 1st, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The population of the earth could grow to seven billion this month, up from just three billion fifty years ago, and may reach ten billion ... Read more...

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40 percent Indians embarrassed to ask for contraceptives


September 26th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) As many as 40 percent Indians are embarrassed to ask for contraceptives, said a global survey released Monday. The survey added that despite campaigns to promote ... 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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1,000 British teenagers hospitalised for sexual diseases


August 29th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) Around 1,000 British teenagers under 16 years have been treated in hospitals for sexually transmitted diseases in the past three years, according to information released by ... Read more...

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Don’t take morning-after pill regularly: Azad


August 19th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Emergency contraceptive pills should not be used regularly, Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad warned Friday."The emergency contraceptive pills contain Levonorgestrel and are ... Read more...

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29-year-old becomes Britain’s youngest grand-dad


July 15th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) A 29-year-old man has become the youngest grandfather in Britain after his 14-year-old daughter gave birth, a media report said.Shem Davies - of Bridgend, Wales - ... Read more...

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Mills and Boon ’cause marital breakdown, unwanted pregnancies’


July 8th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Romantic novels like Mills and Boons are a danger to relationships and sexual health, a British medical journal has said.They are also a cause of marital ... Read more...

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Pill doesn’t cause weight gain among women


June 9th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) There is some cheerful news for the figure conscious young women who are on the contraceptive pill - it doesn't actually cause weight gain.Many women want ... Read more...

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Book implying Vatican OKs condoms temporarily suspended


April 13th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Copies of a new book on Catholic Church teaching have been pulled off by its Italian publisher after a translation error suggested the Vatican approved of contraception.The book ... Read more...

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Half of women feel male Pill won’t work, as men will forget to take it


April 9th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 9 (ANI): A survey has found that half of women would not rely on the male Pill as contraception, as they do not trust their partners to remember to take ... Read more...

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Condoms urged for Tunisian migrants on Italian island


March 30th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 30 (IANS/AKI) To prevent unwanted pregnancies and the spread of sexually transmitted diseases, condoms should be given to the thousands of Tunisian migrants who have set up camp ... Read more...

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US charity pays 26 Brit drug addicts to use contraception


March 9th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 9 (ANI): A US charity has claimed that it had paid 26 female drug addicts in UK to have contraceptive coils or implants fitted.Project Prevention said it had made initial ... Read more...

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Rs.85,000 to woman who conceived after surgery


February 25th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Feb 25 (IANS) A Lok Adalat (people's court) here has ordered the Rajasthan government to pay maintenance of Rs.85,000 to a woman who conceived a child even after undergoing sterlisation surgery ... Read more...

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Romanian women endured 22 million abortions after ex-dictator’s ban on contraception


February 24th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24(ANI): Romanian women went through over 22 million abortions as a result of policies introduced by former communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, health statistics have revealed.According to the Daily Mail, official ... Read more...

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Aborted baby could have been Charlie Sheen’s child, says porn star


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): In an interview, one of Charlie Sheen's porn stars, Kacey Jordan, has revealed that she recently had an abortion, and that the baby could have been his.The 22-year-old ... Read more...

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Effective family planning in developing countries may limit population growth


February 21st, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Experts have said that an effective family planning in developing countries could control the population growth, projected to peak at more than 9 billion people by 2050.A new ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen’s porn star pal texts him: ‘I’m pregnant’


February 14th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): Charlie Sheen's porn fling, Kacey Jordon, reportedly sent him a text message that said she was pregnant.U.S. gossip websites claim to have obtained copies of text messages sent ... Read more...

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Condoms to be handed to Brit pupils during sexual health lessons


February 7th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): A school in Britain could hand out condoms and prescriptions for the pill to its pupils during "sexual health and family planning" lessons, said a doctor who came ... Read more...

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Free morning-after pills fail to cut teen pregnancies


January 31st, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) Schemes to offer over-the-counter emergency contraceptive pills to under-16 girls in Britain have simply encouraged them to have more unprotected sex, instead of curtailing teenage pregnancies, a study ... Read more...

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Use of morning after pill worries pharmacists (Lead)


January 2nd, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 2 (IANS) British pharmacists fear that many women are risking their health by using the morning after pill after unprotected sex.A poll in Britain has found that one-fifth of women ... Read more...

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