Global Research Sources—Asking Questions Ignored by FDA An analysis of case-control studies has found that use of oral contraceptives for ≥ 5 years in women with human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is associated with an increased risk of cervical cancer. This confirms … [Read more...] about Oral Contraceptives, HPV and Risk of Cervical Cancer
Archives for September 2006
Just Say “Know” to Prescription Drugs!
Coalition of Advocates Launch Just Say "Know" to Prescription Drugs Campaign - Declaring October "Just Say Know month," effort aims to get one million people to take a second look at the drugs they are taking. A coalition of 10 organizations, advocates, healthcare … [Read more...] about Just Say “Know” to Prescription Drugs!
Progestin Linked to Hearing Loss
In late 2004, Dr. Robert Frisina 1, associate chair, otolaryngology at the University of Rochester Medical School, reported his first findings on the link between Progestin and hearing loss in women who used HRT over a period of time. His study consisted of 64 postmenopausal … [Read more...] about Progestin Linked to Hearing Loss
Health, Healing & Hormones —The Greatest Story Never Told™
This article is reprinted with permission from Leslie Botha, Author, Trainer, and Counselor, and I’m proud to say, my Holy Hormones! writing partner. Health, Healing & Hormones —The Greatest Story Never Told™ "In our last issue, we carried an interview with Margaret … [Read more...] about Health, Healing & Hormones —The Greatest Story Never Told™
Is the HPV Vaccine the Highest and Best Use of Our Resources
Overview: Breast Cancer Research/Treatment vs Merck’s Big Payday The furor of the FDA’s rapid approval of Merck HPV Vaccine (Gardasil) and the 'pre/post vaccine approval' marketing and legislative blitzkrieg by Merck is now turning into jaw-dropping sticker-shock. The cost … [Read more...] about Is the HPV Vaccine the Highest and Best Use of Our Resources