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#Contraceptive Pill

Scientists develop monthly contraceptive pill, but it's only been tested on pigs so far
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Scientists develop monthly contraceptive pill, but it's only been tested on pigs so far

Dec 5th 2019, 8:56 AM 11,419 Views 39 Comments

The pill sits in the stomach and dissolves slowly, releasing the hormones required to prevent pregnancy.

There’s been a major breakthrough in the male contraceptive pill and thank Christ for that
# The Pill
# The Pill

There’s been a major breakthrough in the male contraceptive pill and thank Christ for that

Mar 27th 2019, 10:56 AM 10,889 Views 5 Comments

The future is here.

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

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

Oct 28th 2016, 9:52 AM 19,632 Views 53 Comments

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

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

Jul 28th 2016, 9:09 PM 48,918 Views 0 Comments

The woman was instead treated for lower back pain.

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

Jan 24th 2014, 8:13 PM 13,424 Views 19 Comments

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

The male contraceptive pill now a step closer
# Science
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# Science

The male contraceptive pill now a step closer

Dec 3rd 2013, 8:27 AM 9,461 Views 32 Comments

Scientists in Australia managed to make male mice infertile.

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

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

Jul 9th 2013, 3:07 PM 16,870 Views 31 Comments

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

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

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

May 3rd 2013, 6:40 PM 4,553 Views 13 Comments

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