Contraceptive Pill

WATCH: John Oliver Takes On Hobby Lobby And Companies Who Want Religious Rights

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Comedy

Should companies have the same rights as people? That's been the issue at the heart of the US Supreme Court's ruling on Monday that corporations are n...

Ten Things You Need to Know Before You Take the Contraceptive Pill

Suzi Godson | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Godson

If taken correctly, the contraceptive pill is 99% effective at preventing pregnancy. It also protects against ovarian and endometrial cancer, anemia and acne.

What Took Them So Long to Develop a Male Pill?

Helen Croydon | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Croydon

When scientists announced this week that the male contraceptive pill is a step closer to being developed my first thought was 'It took them 52 years since the female pill to get this far.'

Prolonged Use Of The Pill Could Affect This Part Of Your Body

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Long-term use of the contraceptive pill doubles the risk of a leading cause of blindness, a study has shown. Scientists warned that the Pill may pl...

100 Years Of Innovation: The Pill

Posted 23.05.2012 | UK Tech

The year was 1960 and the contraceptive pill had been approved in the USA, sowing the seeds of a sexual revolution. After extensive testing by biol...

Pharmacies could Offer Contraceptive Pill Without Prescription To Girls As Young As 13-Years-Old

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Girls as young as 13 could be offered the contraceptive pill at pharmacies without needing a prescription, an NHS report has suggested. It follows ...

Is This Britain’s Most Fertile Woman?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 19.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

A young mum has fallen pregnant for the seventh time in five years, despite trying almost every method of contraception available. Gemma Potter, 2...

Pill Link To Prostate Cancer Risk

PA | Posted 14.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Use of the contraceptive pill has a statistical relationship with an increased risk of prostate cancer, according to new research. A ...