Saturday 16 November 2019

Oral contraceptives tied to lower ovarian cancer risk

Women who use birth control pills are less likely to develop ovarian cancer later in life, a new meta-analysis suggests.   Researchers pooled data from 24 studies and found oral contraceptive (OC) users had a lower risk of bei


Pill that tells: Time to take tablets

  If you have trouble remembering whether you took your pills on time, your medicine may soon have the answer for you. Pills for anything from the common cold to diabetes or cancer can be embedded with tiny ingestible chip


Breakthrough in osteoporosis cure

A once-a-day pill helped completely rebuild bone in rodents with severe osteoporosis, a finding that could lead to a new class of drugs to treat the brittle-bone disease in humans, US researchers said. The team tested a compound that block


For Toyota, success is a bitter-sweet pill

General Motors Corp CEO Rick Wagoner boasts about the number of markets where the US automaker is number one. Toyota Motor Corp President Katsuaki Watanabe emphasises where his company trails. Listening to the leaders of the world's bigges

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