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Birth Control

Contraception (Birth Control) Planning our families is absolutely essential in today’s day. With abortion laws becoming more stringent, women have fewer choices after getting pregnant. It is obvious that there is no perfect or best method for anyone. In order to be able to select the best option for contraception for us, we need to …

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Polycystic Ovaries

(This article by Dr Suman Bijlani was published in the Cosmopolitan magazine in Jan 2010) Polycystic ovaries or PCOS is one of the commonest endocrinological ailment affecting women of the reproductive age group today. The incidence of this disorder is on the rise, thanks to a more stressful lifestyle, changing food habits and an increasing …

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Why Miscarriages Happen

How/ why does a miscarriage happen? There are several reasons for a miscarriage. The commonest reason is probably Nature’s selection. It is believed that as many as 75% of all pregnancies result in miscarriage, though most go unrecognised as they happen so early that it feels like that of a normal period, though slightly delayed. …

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Cervical Cancer Information

Cervical cancer vaccination and screening information: Cervical cancer (cancer of the lowermost part of the uterus) is a leading cause of deaths in the Indian subcontinent and it is the number one cause of cancer-related deaths in India. Globally, each year, 500,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer and 270,000 women die from it. In …

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