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Morning-After Pill May Not Work For Heavier Women, Study Finds
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Morning-After Pill May Not Work For Heavier Women, Study Finds

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is now investigating claims that the morning-after pill may not be as effective when taken by heavier women. The investigation is the result of a November 2013 report by French drug company HRA Pharma. In that report, HRA Pharma acknowledged that its morning-after pill Norvelo was not as effective when […]

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Get Ready For the Male Birth Control Pill?
By Jim Greene Men's Health News

Get Ready For the Male Birth Control Pill?

According to a new study, a male birth control pill could soon be a reality. A research team learned that a chemical called JQ1 is very effective at blocking sperm and inhibiting its movement. Free-swimming sperm are necessary components in the fertility process, and the effects of JQ1 essentially render sperm impotent. Unlike the chemicals […]

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