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Gel prevents pregnancy

... done to see how much of the gel is needed to stop ovulation occurring."The gel is packed in little sachets so they have the right amount for a single dose and just have to squeeze it out and rub it in" Dr Weisberg says. So far, women using the gel report only minor side effects such as an irregular periods, ...

Contraceptives decreases Libido

...sses in humans and perhaps the notion of concealed ovulation in humans needs rethinking. "Although our data have confirmd the existence of changes in olfactory sensitivity during oral contraceptive use with respect to non-using time, we need to carry out further studies to investigate ways in which smell vari...

Sex timing has no impact on risk of Birth defects

... been relying on the "rhythm method" to time their ovulation and sexual activity. The researchers compared wom...sex at a "non-optimal" time: more than a day after ovulation or more than 2 days beforehand. According to the findings, there were no significant differences am...

New fertility drug development techniques by Organon

.... hCG has been used, in the past 30 years, to make ovulation and final oocyte maturation take place with precis... this LH agonist in rats and found that it induced ovulation after a single oral dose and that fertilization of the ovulated eggs resulted in the normal implanta...

Gene Mutation Causes Ovarian Failure

...ar activation. Current oral contraceptives prevent ovulation but do not slow the rate of activation....

Justifying the use of letrozole for inducing ovulation

...so said that since the drug is administered before ovulation and fertilization, there is no question of teratog...ly for treating breast cancer and not for inducing ovulation as per the permission given by the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI). However it is said that...

Contemplating the effects of the “Morning After“ Pill

...r'' contraceptive pills work// by interfering with ovulation thereby preventing fertilization and not by preven... groups and it was observed that the rate at which ovulation was impaired in their study was identical to the estimated efficacy of EC. Thus indicating that EC i...

New Discovery May Help Treat Infertility

...y also showed that fertility drugs did not improve ovulation rates in mice that were genetically engineered to ...elucidate the role that estrogen receptors play in ovulation and the combination of the two different methods, the in vivo and in vitro studies, complement each ...

No heart attack risk for women taking birth control pills

... norgestrel or levonorgestrel). Progestins inhibit ovulation by suppressing a hormone in the pituitary gland and also cause mucus to thicken on the cervix, forming a barrier to fertilization of the egg by the sperm. The third-generation pills, which are the latest in the market, changed the type of progestin t...

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome(PCOS) linked to Diabetes

...ention among those studying PCOS - with Clomid, an ovulation inducer that does not treat endocrine disorders, a combination of Metformin and Clomid, or a placebo. The results will be not be available for several months. Dr. Ann Brown, an endocrinologist and director of the Academic Program in Women's Health a...

Complication More in Women Having IVF Treatment

...ad nearly 20,000 women who either underwent IVF or ovulation stimulation to donate eggs. In the past it was found that almost eight per cent of natural pregnancies result in complications that can require hospital treatment. But this risks related to IVF are far higher and this is important and the patients ...

a New Pill Can eliminate menstruation

...how this does not harm a woman's fertility because ovulation resumes when she stops taking the pill, it said. A woman's body normally prepares for pregnancy every month by building up the lining of the womb. However, if the egg is unfertilised, the lining is shed in the process of menstruation. Because the p...

Women Who Take Pill - Risk Losing Their Sex Drive

...shows that a chemical produced by the pill to stop ovulation continues to suppress testosterone levels - central to desire in men and women - for up to a year after women stop taking it, reported the online edition of The Sunday Times. Women on the pill had four times the level of sex hormone binding globulin...

Hormonal Changes Causes Older Women To Have Twins

...cles with eggs available, then simultaneous double ovulation can occur. "These findings are a timely reminder to women not to delay their pregnancies if it can be avoided," Roy Homburg, who led the team, said. --Edited IANS...

Ignorance in the Usage of Pill Persists Among Many Women

...d the estrogen-free Pill work mainly by inhibiting ovulation (egg release). Hence it is more reliable than the mini-pill and women get their 12 hour grace period in case of delays. Statistics show that about 44% of women use the Pill, 28% the condom but 26 % of pill users are not aware of the type of pil...

Jealousy In Men Peaks When Partners Are Most Fertile

...t". It was found that men whose partners were near ovulation tended to rate the faces as more dominant than men whose partners were at a less fertile stage....

Male Contraceptives-Soon to be Reliable and Reversible

...milar to the action of hormone therapy suppressing ovulation in women. Male contraception studies involving androgen treatment and androgen-progestin combinations are presently being conducted in China and Europe. Researchers have used data from 30 studies on male hormonal contraceptives where sperm output w...

Testtube Babies Born in Kenya

...rmone, human chorionic gonadotropin that can cause ovulation in 42 hours. An ultrasound-guided needle pierces the vaginal wall, reaches the ovaries and follicles aspirated. This is used by the IVF laboratory to identify ova which are then stripped of surrounding cells and prepared for fertilisation. The seme...

Increased Risk of Ovarian Cancer in Overweight Women

...dless, the effects of excess body fat and frequent ovulation combined raise the risk of ovarian cancer. According to American Cancer Society estimates, Greer noted, at least one third of all cancer deaths in the U.S. each year are attributable to excess weight and obesity....

Dairy Intake Relates With Twins Birth – Research Find

...d by IGF in milk when consumed by women. Thus more ovulation results which paves way to higher amount of egg being released from the ovary. When comparing vegan and dairy-consuming women for blood levels of IGF, the latter scores over 13 percent. Rate of twin birth have raised probably since 1975, which ma...

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