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News Archive for February 2009

Limits to modern contraceptive use among young women in developing countries

Feb 27, 2009

A new systematic review of qualitative research has demonstrated that young women's use of modern contraceptive methods in five developing countries is limited by a range of factors, which centre on lack of knowledge, obstacles to access, and lack of control.

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Gender divide in alcohol-related deaths persists

Feb 23, 2009

A study by the University of Glasgow and the Medical Research Council (MRC) has found that more than twice as many men die every year in Scotland from alcohol misuse than women.

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Bar workers who smoke also benefit from smoking ban

Feb 11, 2009

The health of bar workers, who actively smoke cigarettes, significantly improves after the introduction of a smoking ban, reveals research published ahead of print in Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

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