The Pill

Taking The Pill Could Increase Breast Cancer Risk More Than Previously Thought

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 29.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Taking the contraceptive pill could increase the risk of breast cancer more than previously thought, new research suggests. A study from the Universit...

A Woman's Choice

Dr Nitu Bajekal | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Politics
Dr Nitu Bajekal

We all need to stand together to protect women's health and make our voices heard if we are to move toward a more equal society, both for ourselves and for the women who do not have access to reliable contraception and safe reproductive health choices.

Hormonal Contraception And Depression: Why You Shouldn't Rush To Stop Taking Your Pill...

Anita Mitra | Posted 05.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Anita Mitra

These are quite shocking statistics from a relatively large sample size of over 1 million women. However, I believe we should think carefully before women worldwide start ripping out their coils, and stopping their contraceptive pills.

Taking The Pill Has Prevented 200,000 Cases Of Cancer In 10 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK

Taking the Pill has prevented 200,000 cases of cancer over the past decade, a report published on Wednesday revealed. The study, conducted by the C...

Blood, Sweat and Tennis - The Great Period Debate

Jenny Laville | Posted 28.03.2015 | UK Comedy
Jenny Laville

I know this is a nuisance, but the thing is that there are loads of us women. Not all periods are the same. Some women just have a day of cramps and are fairly regular. Others can come on at any minute and will stab you in the eye/ burst in to tears of you look at them funny.

Could The Contraceptive Pill Give You Cancer?

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The pill is the most popular form of contraception in the UK, but a new study has found long-term use of hormonal contraceptives can double the risk o...

Could The Pill Be Responsible For Your Break Up?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The moment you come off your contraceptive pill could spell the end for your relationship, if this news is anything to go by... A study has suggest...

What You Didn't Know About How the Pill Is Affecting Your Relationship

Mairi Macleod | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mairi Macleod

It turns out that the use of hormonal birth-control impacts on our sexual desire, our relationship satisfaction and our attractiveness in a multitude of ways, but before you rashly chuck your contraceptives into the bin, take note that the effects can be positive as well as negative. Seems confusing? Scientists certainly think so...

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 Was Just Voted The Greatest Innovation Of The Century?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 29.07.2012 | UK Tech

The Internet has been voted the greatest innovation of the last 100 years in a new poll. More than 24.4% of the 1,100 Huffington Post UK readers po...

Scientists ‘On The Verge’ Of Developing Male Contraceptive Pill – Would He Try It?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 25.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Since the development of the contraceptive pill for women in 1960, scientists have so far failed to create the equivalent for men – until now. ...

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...

Getting Married? Stop Taking The Pill To Check You Still Fancy Him First

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 28.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A new study has discovered that the Pill alters the way a woman feels about her partner – and researchers are urging women to come off the contracep...

Thirteen-Year-Old Girl Has 'Secret' Contraceptive Implant - Let's Talk Underage Sex

Rebecca Myers | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Rebecca Myers

News has broken that a 13-year-old girl has had an implant inserted at her school in Southampton without parental consent, and the country has been plunged into yet another taboo-fraught half-conversation about the morals of underage sex.

The Pill May Ease Period Pain (Plus 8 Natural Ways To Combat PMT)

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 18.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Taking The Pill may ease the symptoms of painful menstrual periods, a 30-year study has found. It is estimated that up to 70% of young women suffer...

Catholic Nuns Should Go On The Pill, Experts Say

PA | Posted 08.12.2011 | UK

Catholic nuns should go on the Pill, two experts have argued. Experts Dr Kara Britt and Professor Roger Short say that taking the contraceptive pil...

The Pill Slashes Ovarian Cancer Risk By Half, Says Study

Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 26.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Women who take the contraceptive pill for a decade could be reducing their risk of developing ovarian cancer by 45%, a recent study has discovered. ...