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Unplanned Pregnancies 20 Times More Likely on Birth Control Pill than IUD

By Dr. Mercola If you think your birth control pill is the best pregnancy prevention tool there is, you may be surprised by new research looking into its failure rates. Compared to other forms of protection, the Pill failed miserably, which only adds to the myriad of reasons why you should heavily question its use.… Read More »

AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine production partner Emergent not likely to suffer if trial hold sticks: analysts

AstraZeneca was humming right along with its partnered COVID-19 vaccine with the University of Oxford before a sudden trial hold threw its plans into disarray. So what does that uncertainty mean for AstraZeneca’s expectant manufacturing partners on the shot? For at least one, it could be no issue at all.  Despite a major commitment from… Read More »

Coronavirus: UK ‘quite likely’ to get close to or hit 100,00 tests target – Shapps

The UK is “quite likely to get very close to or meet” its target of 100,000 daily coronavirus tests, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has said. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the government would achieve the aim by the end of April – which was Thursday – and those figures are expected later. Just over 81,000… Read More »

Older adults who drink tea are less likely to be depressed

Previous research has suggested that there is a link between depression and tea drinking. Now, a new study is investigating this relationship further. Depression is common among older adults, with 7% of those over the age of 60 years reporting “major depressive disorder.” Accordingly, research is underway to identify possible causes, which include genetic predisposition,… Read More »

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Ex-footballers more likely to develop brain diseases

A couple of years ago I wrote about the brain damage that affects American ­footballers from the physical collisions that are a major feature of the game. Then the same phenomenon appeared in British footballers from the impact of heading the ball. New research continues the story. It has been found that ex-pro ­footballers are… Read More »