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Birth Control Pill and Prostate Cancer: a Connection

Birth Control Pill and Prostate Cancer: a Connection

As incredible as it may seem. There may be a link between the birth control pill and prostate cancer, a disease unique to men. Scientists at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri exposed mice to ethinylestradiol, an artificial hormone used in oral contraceptives. The scientists observed a narrowing of the bladder neck and an […] [...more]

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Oral Contraceptive Increases Risk of Bowel Disease

Oral Contraceptive Increases Risk of Bowel Disease

According to a study by researchers at the Gastroenterology Unit of St. Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College, and the Department of Surgery of St. Mark’s Hospital, London, women on the birth control pill are 1.5 times more likely to develop inflammatory Bowel Disease. The conclusion taken directly from the study abstract: This study provides evidence of […] [...more]

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