Tag Archives: morning

Young women ‘should keep the morning after pill at home’

The government’s public health body has recommended that teenage girls and young women be encouraged to keep supplies of the morning after pill at home. The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) said making emergency contraception easier to access will reduce unwanted pregnancies. It suggested that the drugs be provided in advance to […]

New morning after pill developed

A new morning after pill that works up to five days after unprotected sex has been developed by scientists. The drug is potentially more effective than current pills available to women over the counter, which have a time limit of 72 hours. Studies show that EllaOne prevents up to two-thirds of unwanted pregnancies if used […]