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Young women often fail to spot weight gain


January 11th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Texas, Jan 11 (IANS) Young women fail to recognize weight gain which may be as much as 5 kg, putting them at risk for cardiovascular disease and other obesity-related conditions. ... Read more...

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Soon, birth control pill for men sans steroids


June 5th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Researchers are developing what may be the first oral contraceptive for men without any side effects as it does not contain steroids.Columbia University Medical Centre researchers ... Read more...

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New age art celebrates 50 years of the pill


January 9th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) In the age of fast love, multiple relationships and early maturity, the 'pill' or the oral contraceptive has become the woman's most intimate friend. And ... Read more...

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FDA approves first oral contraceptive that increases folate levels


September 27th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by BNO News
WAYNE, NEW JERSEY (BNO NEWS) -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Monday announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new oral contraceptive (OC) that increases folate levels ... Read more...

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Coming soon, a contraceptive pill to ”ease women’’s pain”


January 23rd, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 23 (ANI): A new contraceptive pill is on its way, which will bring relief to women who suffer from a loss of libido and other symptoms when taking the ... Read more...

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Oral contraceptives thought safe can carry long-term risks


January 16th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) Although 80 percent women in the US have used oral contraceptives at one time or another since the sixties, these could carry unknown long-term risks. More so when ... Read more...

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New generations of oral contraceptives may be safer, says study


January 15th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): A new study has shown that new generations of oral contraceptives may be safer than the early high-dose formulations.However, all the risks and benefits are yet to ... Read more...

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Blame air pollution for clots as well


May 13th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 13 (IANS) It's not just your lungs that are at risk from air pollution - a new study has linked this modern menace to the formation of blood clots as ... Read more...

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Regular exercise cuts blood clot risk


November 21st, 2007 - 1:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, November 21 (ANI): Playing outdoor games regularly reduces the risk of developing blood clots by 39 per cent in women and 22 per cent in men, according to a study published ... Read more...

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Frequent fliers run risk of life-threatening blood clots, confirms study


November 14th, 2007 - 8:33 am ICT by admin
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