Injected contraceptive may increase AIDS risk for African women
July 13, 2012
A study published in the British medical journal Lancet has found that the use of a injected hormonal contraceptive seems to increase a woman's risk of infection with the HIV virus associated with AIDS.
The DMPA contraceptive, which is used widely in African countries, apparently increases the risk of AIDS--which is already spreading at epidemic rates in those countries.
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