The Pill

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

Suzi Godson | Posted 27.03.2014 | 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. ...