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Why Teenage Pregnancy Rates are the Lowest Since Records Began

It has been calculated that teenage pregnancy rates have been slashed by a half in under a decade, according to new figures published on Tuesday. The huge decline occurred over a period of 8 years say the Office for National … Continue reading

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Manchester Pharmacy give away 1,000s of condoms for Sexual Health Week

Sexual Health Week began on Monday, running until the 21 September, and this year the focus is on emergency contraception. The week-long campaign is one that has been proudly supported by Medical Specialists® Pharmacy for a number of years and … Continue reading

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Schools should provide free morning after pills and condoms, says NICE

New guidance published by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has called for schools to offer free morning after pills and condoms to teenage girls to reduce teenage pregnancy rates. NICE even recommended those under the legal … Continue reading

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Contraceptive pills now as popular as condoms among under-15s

Although according to the law they shouldn’t even be having sex to start with, new figures to be published show that the contraceptive pill is now as popular as condoms among under-15s for the first time ever. The figures are … Continue reading

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New male contraceptive, but could you trust a man to remember to take it?

Scientists in America have developed a new drug called JQ1 that claims to be the first new, non hormonal male contraceptive since the condom Continue reading

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