Archive | November, 2011

Contraceptive use linked to prostate cancer

Contraceptive use linked to prostate cancer

As if the risks to women that contraceptive pills present were not enough, a study from researchers at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto shows a link between use of the birth control pill and the incidence of prostate cancer. Researchers¬† studied rates of the disease in countries around the world in 2007, and cross-referenced […] [...more]

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Depo Provera linked to memory loss

Depo Provera linked to memory loss

According to a recent study, the hormone found in the popular birth control shot causes memory loss in lab rats. Not surprisingly, an Internet search yielded anecdotal reports of memory loss years ago such as this one by “Clara” in 2004: I was on the Depo shot for a year. In the beginning, I was […] [...more]

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