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Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk Lower for Women on The Pill, says Study

Researchers behind a new study in Sweden claim that women taking the pill long-term are significantly less likely to develop a type of arthritis in their later years. Scientists in the study, from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, analysed around … Continue reading

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Unisex contraceptive pill on the horizon?

Contraceptive pills for women include popular choices such as cerazette, marvelon, yasmin and zoely, all of which slightly differ in their active ingredients and mechanism of action, but all are ultimately designed to prevent the woman from becoming pregnant. For … Continue reading

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Brits using cling film…instead of condoms?!

Medical Specialists® Pharmacy have heard of some truly ridiculous methods that couples are relying on in order to avoid an unwanted pregnancy – all of which do not work we might add. For example, alarmingly, some people genuinely believe absurd … Continue reading

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Birth control pills great for long-term acne treatment, according to study

Oral contraceptive pills are just as effective as powerful antibiotics in the long-term treatment of acne in women, according to the findings of new review of 226 previously conducted clinical trials, and published in the Journal of the American Academy … Continue reading

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Contraception carelessly shunned by women over 40 leading to more abortions

Although the menopause typically hits women at about the age of 50, a good number of women experience this ‘change of life’ in their 30s or 40s, where their ovaries no longer produce eggs, monthly periods are no more and … Continue reading

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