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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Oct. 21, 2016 For the first time, scientists have revealed the mechanics of how bacteria build up slimy masses, called biofilms, cell by cell. When encased in biofilms in the human body, ... read more
Oct. 19, 2016 Study shows no link between appetite and calorie consumption. These findings highlight problems with health claims made by food industry, and more research is needed to see what influences calories ... read more
Oct. 19, 2016 Researchers may have found a clue to why some women experience hot flashes or night sweats and others don’t: gene variants affecting a brain receptor regulating estrogen release and is present ... read more
Oct. 19, 2016 As football and soccer become year-round sports, their popularity accounts for more concussions and head injuries. This has parents, athletes and head injury experts sounding the alarm of long-term ... read more
Oct. 18, 2016 Stem cell transplantation is a promising strategy for restoring eyesight resulting from corneal damage, but tissue grafts must contain a high percentage of stem cells for clinical success. Now a ... 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. 2, 2013 Largely diverse and economically important group, the scale insects of Iran require further investigation and improvement of knowledge, both from taxonomic and practical point of view. A new detailed ... read more