AP (Nov. 26, 2013) A French drug company says their morning-after pill, Norlevo, doesn't work for overweight and obese women. The key active ingredient is in similar emergency contraception widely available in the US, ... watch video
AP (June 30, 2014) Supreme Court says employers with religious objection can avoid covering women's contraception under new health care law. White House reacts saying ruling jeopardizes women's health. (June 30)
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Newsy (Feb. 18, 2016) While Pope Francis' comments on Donald Trump may have grabbed the most attention, his comment on contraception and the Zika virus is important too.
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Reuters - US Online Video (Mar. 24, 2015) Speaker Boehner says prospects are good for Congress to pass a permanent fix to Medicare's flawed doctor-pay formula and spare physicians from pay cuts. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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July 27, 2016 Blood pressure can significantly drop by applying 20 minutes of ultrasound to the forearm of type II diabetes patients with treatment-resistant hypertension, according to new ... read more
July 27, 2016 New model provides a fresh perspective that can sharpen research aimed at pinning down lithium's biochemical targets and guide design of new treatments of mood disorders that are as effective as ... read more
July 27, 2016 With a shortage of donor organs, medical researchers are exploring therapeutic strategies for patients with debilitating liver diseases. Researchers are testing a new approach to correct metabolic ... read more
July 27, 2016 Drugs that stop the overproduction of proteins by cancer cells may shut them down, but it also shuts down production of essential proteins in healthy cells. Researchers have found a protein with an ... read more
July 26, 2016 Researchers have developed a new technique for imaging brain tissue at multiple scales, allowing them to image molecules within cells or take a wider view of the long-range ... read more
Mar. 31, 2015 Women who are abused by their partner or ex-partner are much less likely to use contraception; this exposes them to sexually transmitted diseases and leads to more frequent unintended pregnancies and ... read more
Sep. 11, 2014 Biologists have discovered that Gynnodomorpha permixtana, a well-known moth species from Europe and Asia, has changed its host preferences in order to adjust to Iran's northern region ... read more
Oct. 3, 2011 Researchers have found that women using hormonal contraception -- such as a birth control pill or a shot like Depo-Provera -- are at double the risk of acquiring HIV, and HIV-infected women who use ... read more