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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Study finds convincing evidence that the combined oral contraceptive pill helps painful periods

A large Scandinavian study that has been running for 30 years has finally provided convincing evidence that the combined oral contraceptive pill does, indeed, alleviate the symptoms of painful menstrual periods – dysmenorrhoea. The research is published online in Europe’s … Continue reading

Published Wednesday, January 18th, 2012 at 12:01 am
Posted in Fertility

Global study sheds more light on role played by exercise, cars and televisions on the risk of heart attacks

A worldwide study has shown that physical activity during work and leisure time significantly lowers the risk of heart attacks in both developed and developing countries. Ownership of a car and a television was linked to an increased risk of … Continue reading

Published Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at 12:05 am
Posted in Cardiology
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