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Zika warnings lead to significant increase in demand for abortions in Latin America

Zika warnings lead to significant increase in demand for abortions in Latin America

Health warnings about complications related to Zika virus significantly increased demand for abortions in Latin American countries, according to a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. However, in many of these countries, abortion is either illegal or highly restricted, leaving pregnant women with few options and potentially driving women to use […]

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Taking PDE5 inhibitors for erectile dysfunction unlikely to increase risk of skin cancer

Taking PDE5 inhibitors for erectile dysfunction unlikely to increase risk of skin cancer

Three drugs widely prescribed for erectile dysfunction are unlikely to increase risk of malignant melanoma, according to a study published in the journal PLOS Medicine. Researchers from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine found that men who took sildenafil, tadalafil, and vardenafil had only a very slight increase in risk of malignant melanoma […]