Posted on 22 January 2015
Dr. David Gaist, a neurologist at Odense University Hospital and the University of Southern Denmark, and his colleagues found that women taking hormonal contraceptives — those containing estrogen, progestin or a combination of both — showed higher rates of a rare brain tumor known as glioma. Their results, published Thursday in the British Journal of […] Continue Reading...
According to an article in the NationalPost, a new study finds that women who get pregnant within a few weeks of taking birth-control pills are more likely to have low birth-weight or premature babies. Women who get pregnant within a few weeks of taking birth-control pills seem much more likely than others to have low […] [...more]
The latest headline about the birth control pill is about how it hinders women’s ability to build muscle. According to researchers at Texas A&M University and University of Pittsburgh women who take oral contraceptives (OC) will find any muscle which might be gained from resistance exercise training is impaired. The researchers from Texas A&M and […] [...more]
A little while ago we reported on a Birth Control Pill related death. Today, yet another case was reported: A 24-year-old Haifa woman who was planning to get married in two months died suddenly this week after a blood clot was discovered in her lungs. Physicians believe that her death was partly due to the […] [...more]