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Annual abortion statistics for England and Wales shows scales tipping to medical abortion for the first year ever Official figures released by the Department of Health show that medical abortion - a non-surgical method, where women take pills to end the pregnancy - accounted for more than half (51%) of all...
Medical News Today | Jun 9, 2015 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hepatitis C: causes, symptoms, treatments, prevention Hepatitis C is a virus that can infect and damage the liver. It is spread by blood-to-blood contact with an infected person and is the most common blood-borne disease in the US.
Medical News Today | Jun 8, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Controversial female libido pill backed by FDA advisory committee Following yesterday's Spotlight feature on flibanserin - 'the female Viagra' - we look at the surprise decision by an FDA advisory committee to recommend the drug for approval.
Medical News Today | Jun 5, 2015 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Will 'the female Viagra' really help women? Later today, the FDA will vote - for the third time in 5 years - on whether to approve flibanserin, a drug touted as Viagra for women. However, concerns over its safety remain.
Medical News Today | Jun 4, 2015 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New 'body of evidence' regarding approval of prostitution, compensation for organ donation Selling one's body to provide another person with sexual pleasure and selling organs to restore another person's health are generally prohibited in North America on moral grounds, but two new...
Medical News Today | Jun 2, 2015 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
10 Most Common Birth Control Pill Side Effects Around 12 million women take birth control pills in the US and respond to each pill formulation very differently - here is a list of the 10 most common side effects of 'the pill'.
Medical News Today | Jun 2, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Many UK patients with gonorrhoea prescribed outdated antibiotics Many UK patients with gonorrhoea are being prescribed antibiotics that are no longer recommended for treating the infection by their family doctor (GP), reveals research published in the online...
Medical News Today | May 28, 2015 11:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
One simple molecule regulates sexual behavior in Drosophila The common vinegar fly Drosophila melanogaster is a very well-studied animal. For decades, the fly has been used as a model organism in genetic research; its genome was fully sequenced in 2000.
Medical News Today | May 21, 2015 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Re-engineered antibiotic shows potential for treatment of drug-resistant bacteria St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have created a promising second-generation antibiotic to combat bacteria that are a common cause of respiratory and other infections, including...
Medical News Today | May 21, 2015 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
One third of female students suffer rape or attempted rape by sophomore year Analysis of a survey by the Brown University School of Public Health reports alarming findings on the prevalence of rape on campus during freshman year.
Medical News Today | May 20, 2015 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend