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# pill - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Scientists develop monthly contraceptive pill, but it's only been tested on pigs so far
# Research
# Research

Scientists develop monthly contraceptive pill, but it's only been tested on pigs so far

Dec 5th 2019, 8:56 AM 11,417 Views 39 Comments

The pill sits in the stomach and dissolves slowly, releasing the hormones required to prevent pregnancy.

# pill - Monday 12 August, 2019

Harris wants VAT removed on condoms and menstrual cups
# Contraception
# Contraception

Harris wants VAT removed on condoms and menstrual cups

Aug 12th 2019, 12:10 AM 22,560 Views 43 Comments

Currently,13.5% VAT applies to condoms, but the minister wants this brought down to 0%.

# pill - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Quitting contraception: why women are throwing out the pill
# Sexual Health
From The Daily Edge
# Sexual Health

Quitting contraception: why women are throwing out the pill

Jan 29th 2019, 2:59 PM 11,520 Views 3 Comments

And why we should investigate our options first.

# pill - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Morning after pill available to all medical card holders without prescription from today
# Emergency Contraception
# Emergency Contraception

Morning after pill available to all medical card holders without prescription from today

Jul 1st 2017, 6:00 AM 28,374 Views 50 Comments

Up until 2011, anyone who needed emergency contraception had to attend a doctor in order to get a prescription.

# pill - Monday 10 April, 2017

'Condoms, what are they?': Customs official describes the morning of the 1971 contraceptive train
# Connolly Station
# Connolly Station

'Condoms, what are they?': Customs official describes the morning of the 1971 contraceptive train

Apr 10th 2017, 6:00 PM 18,122 Views 56 Comments

“I was told, ‘Just stand there and look intelligent’. I hadn’t a clue what was going on.”

# pill - Friday 16 December, 2016

Taking the pill won't curb sex drive says a new study
# The Pill
# The Pill

Taking the pill won't curb sex drive says a new study

Dec 16th 2016, 11:00 PM 13,909 Views 22 Comments

Science on the issue is still mixed.

# pill - Friday 9 January, 2015

Women using birth control shot have increased risk of contracting HIV
# Sub-Saharan Africa
# Sub-Saharan Africa

Women using birth control shot have increased risk of contracting HIV

Jan 9th 2015, 7:00 AM 12,283 Views 17 Comments

Other forms of contraception, such as the pill, do not appear to increase this risk.

# pill - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Our chimps are NOT on the pill, say Dublin Zoo
# Monkey Business
From The Daily Edge
# Monkey Business

Our chimps are NOT on the pill, say Dublin Zoo

Feb 12th 2014, 9:49 AM 14,912 Views 28 Comments

The zoo has denied reports that female chimps were using contraceptives.

# pill - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Poll: Do you think the male contraceptive pill will be popular?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think the male contraceptive pill will be popular?

Dec 3rd 2013, 9:19 AM 21,429 Views 158 Comments

A contraceptive pill for men has moved one step closer, according to Australian researchers.

# pill - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Worry online Pill prescription takes away 'face-to-face' doctor contact
# Prescription
# Prescription

Worry online Pill prescription takes away 'face-to-face' doctor contact

Jul 9th 2013, 3:07 PM 16,842 Views 31 Comments

Lloyds Online Pharmacy has just launched a new service where women can order their contraceptive pill prescription online, instead of going to a doctor.

# pill - Monday 1 July, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added exaggerated porn statistics
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added exaggerated porn statistics

Jul 1st 2013, 7:55 PM 11,176 Views 1 Comment

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Jul 1st 2013, 8:49 AM 7,947 Views 1 Comment

Good morning. Here are the nine things to know before you start your day.

# pill - Saturday 27 April, 2013

Monday is the most common day women request the morning-after pill
# Morning After Pill
# Morning After Pill

Monday is the most common day women request the morning-after pill

Apr 27th 2013, 11:44 AM 11,891 Views 59 Comments

While Dublin and Cork City are the most popular places for morning after pill consultations.

# pill - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

France suspends acne drug used as contraceptive after four deaths
# Drug
# Drug

France suspends acne drug used as contraceptive after four deaths

Jan 30th 2013, 2:00 PM 12,053 Views 17 Comments

Four women died and more than one hundred others have fallen ill with blood clots after using the acne pill.

# pill - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Teen girls on pill at risk of high blood pressure
# Contraceptives
# Contraceptives

Teen girls on pill at risk of high blood pressure

Jul 12th 2012, 5:58 PM 4,680 Views 21 Comments

A new study also showed alcohol consumption in teenage boys increased the risk of high blood pressure later in life.

# pill - Thursday 2 February, 2012

One million packs of contraceptive pills recalled in the US
# Birth Control
# Birth Control

One million packs of contraceptive pills recalled in the US

Feb 2nd 2012, 7:57 AM 3,518 Views 17 Comments

Pfizer cited packaging faults as the reason for the recall as pills could be out of sequence, leading to an increased risk of unwanted pregnancies.