intrauterine devices

TSA scanners can reveal boob jobs, prosthetic testicles


November 20th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): If you thought airport scanners could detect only explosives or liquids, be prepared to be embarrassed.Dr. Kristin Byrne, a radiologist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York ... Read more...

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Contraception device may help treat endometrial cancer


September 29th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 29 (ANI): A new study has suggested that intrauterine devices, originally developed as contraceptives, can also be used to treat and cure cancer of the endometrium.The finding opens the way ... Read more...

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IUDs cut pregnancy rates compared to hormonal contraceptives


June 16th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): A new study by Cochrane Researchers has revealed that women who have intrauterine devices (IUDs) fitted as contraceptives have less chances of becoming pregnant than those who have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Increased use of intrauterine device may reduce unwanted pregnancies


June 10th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): A study has shown that increased use of an intrauterine device at a younger age would reduce the number of unwanted pregnancies."We found that 98 per cent of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

13m abortions performed in China each year: Report


July 30th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): Nearly 13 million abortions are performed in China every year, mostly among young women who have little knowledge about contraception, according to a new report.However, the real number ... 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...

Posted in Health Science |

Myths of weight-gain, peers put off women from getting right contraception


October 6th, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 6 (ANI): Myths about the use of contraceptives, such as weight-gain and peer pressure, are deterring many women from getting the best form of contraception for them, according to ... Read more...

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The Pill is an outdated method of contraception, says expert


June 26th, 2008 - 7:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): The contraceptive pill is outdated and results in unwanted pregnancies and abortions because women in the UK don't use it correctly, a Brit expert has said.Professor James ... Read more...

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New contraceptive patch may do away with side effects of the Pill


November 14th, 2007 - 2:23 am ICT by admin
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Gene-silencing technique may provide new contraceptive


November 14th, 2007 - 2:22 am ICT by admin
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