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2015-02-23 08:29:52

WHIPPANY, N.J., Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced the expansion of its patient assistance program for intrauterine devices (IUD).

2013-11-04 16:33:47

The Population Council, an international organization that conducts research to address critical health and development issues, will present findings from more than 40 studies at the International Conference on Family Planning in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (November 12-15, 2013).

2013-05-14 23:00:58

Migration for majority of girls leads to greater autonomy and prosperity; Strong safety nets needed WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 The Population

2012-09-06 10:08:32

Population Council scientists have found that a vaginal ring releasing an anti-HIV drug can prevent the transmission of SHIV in macaques.

2011-02-21 06:10:00

Seven billion: that is the estimated number of people the United Nations predicts will be alive on the planet this year, and climbing to a possible nine billion by 2050.

2010-03-01 07:00:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J. and NEW YORK, March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI) today announced an exclusive licensing agreement to commercialize the Population Council's investigational contraceptive vaginal ring in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

2010-01-08 16:48:00

Health and Development Groups Applaud Clinton Speech; Call for Action WASHINGTON, Jan.

2008-05-29 13:05:00

From mood swings to nausea, women accept some side-effects in exchange for reliable, hormone-based birth control, such as the Pill. But that doesn't mean they're happy about it.

2008-02-18 14:30:00

Researchers announced their disappointment upon finding that an anti-AIDS vaginal gel failed to stop HIV infection in their study of 6,000 South African women. The gel was the first of its kind to make it through late-stage testing.

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