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What Does Birth Control Have to Do With the Flu, Anyway?

Post by Stephanie Booth. File this one under "Huh. Who knew?" Progesterone, the sex hormone found in many forms of the birth control pill, doesn't just protect you from unplanned pregnancy -- it could also guard you from complications of the flu. This news comes courtesy of research in the new issue of PLOS Pathogens. What? You missed it? Don't worry, we'll fill you in. Scientists at Johns Hopkins placed progesterone implants in a group of female mice, while another group was left without.
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