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  • Contraceptive Hormones Improve Cognitive Function

    Contraceptive Hormones Improve Cognitive Function0

    Good news for middle aged women who take contraceptive hormones now or did in the past. New research suggests that hormonal contraceptives improve certain cognitive abilities in midlife, even when women stopped taking them for years. Researchers asked 261 cognitively normal women, aged 40 to 65, to complete questionnaires about their health history and to

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  • Male Pill On Way After Gene Breakthrough

    Male Pill On Way After Gene Breakthrough2

    Soon women may be liberated from the burden of family planning: researchers have identified a new gene essential for the production of healthy sperm that could pave the way for a new type of non-hormonal male contraceptive. Edinburgh University scientists found out that a gene named Katnal1 was vital for the final stages of making

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