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#Contraceptive Pill

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think the 'male pill' will take off? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the 'male pill' will take off?

The 96% effectiveness rate is similar to that achieved by the female combined pill.

From TheJournal.ie Woman dies after 'side effects from contraceptive pill were not treated' Wales

Woman dies after 'side effects from contraceptive pill were not treated'

The woman was instead treated for lower back pain.

From TheJournal.ie Can a woman's weight affect the success of the morning-after pill? Pregnancy

Can a woman's weight affect the success of the morning-after pill?

The EU is to investigate if emergency contraception is less effective in women weighing 80kg or more.

From TheJournal.ie The male contraceptive pill now a step closer Science

The male contraceptive pill now a step closer

Scientists in Australia managed to make male mice infertile.

From TheJournal.ie Worry online Pill prescription takes away 'face-to-face' doctor contact Prescription

Worry online Pill prescription takes away 'face-to-face' doctor contact

Lloyds Online Pharmacy has just launched a new service where women can order their contraceptive pill prescription online, instead of going to a doctor.

From TheJournal.ie Breast cancer rates in under 50s rise, but fewer than ever are dying - UK Breast Cancer

Breast cancer rates in under 50s rise, but fewer than ever are dying - UK

The increase mirrors an overall rise of 18 per cent in those that have been diagnosed with the disease between 1995 and 2010.