Men, meet your new birth control.
Scientists discovered that a plant extract used by African warriors in poisonous arrows could be key in creating a male birth control pill
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Finding a consumable male contraceptive compound that is safe, effective and reversible has been relatively elusive for scientists but a new study has revealed that the secret to a male birth control pill may lie in a plant extract that...Show More Summary
Users of Natural Cycles, first app certified as contraceptive method in Europe, identified among people seeking abortions at hospital A much-hyped birth control app has been reported to Swedish authorities after a hospital found 37 cases of unwanted pregnancies among women relying on the app for contraception. Show More Summary
(American Chemical Society) Women have many options for oral contraceptives that are safe, effective and reversible, but despite decades of research, men have none. Now, scientists report a rat study in ACS' Journal of Medicinal Chemistry that shows they finally have a good lead for a male birth control pill. Show More Summary
Natural Cycles is the first app to be certified as a method of birth control in the EU.
Birth control app Natural Cycles is under fire in Sweden after 37 women reported getting pregnant while using the app as contraception. Södersjukhuset hospital in Stockholm reported the cases to the national medical device regulator,...Show More Summary
Birth control apps may be convenient but they're not proven to be more effective than any other method of contraception. Not convinced? Cut to Natural Cycles, a birth control app that's currently being blamed for 37 unwanted pregnancies,...Show More Summary
There is a surprising new trend among the female millennial population. Contrary to the steadfast beliefs of their mothers and grandmothers, many millennial women are saying, “Enough is enough!” Depending upon whom you ask, millennials are identified as those born between 1981 and 1996. Good or bad (again depending upon whom you ask) millennials are […]
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(University of Alabama at Birmingham) Replacing the popular contraceptive shot known as DMPA with alternative methods of contraception could help protect women in sub-Saharan Africa and other high-risk regions from becoming infected with HIV, according to a comprehensive review of available evidence published in the journal Endocrine Reviews.
Many women evaluate birth control options based on ease of use, rate of failure, and types of side effects. Birth control is supposed to make your life easier and help you make the best choices for your health and well-being. But ifShow More Summary
Earlier this week, Planned Parenthood had to explain the difference between birth control and abortion to the president of the United States in a video shared on Twitter on Tuesday. The video explainer was prompted by the president opting to respond to a letter he received, about the contraceptive mandate, with a letter thanking the woman for writing to him about abortion.
Stock up before the Pence administration takes your contraceptives away. by Katie Herzog These baby-preventing pills are now easier to get. Toeps/Getty Images If you are the kind of person who has sex that could result in (shudder) children, take note: As of January 1 this year, you are now able to buy a year's supply of birth control at once. Show More Summary
No, you’re not doomed to a lifetime of cramps. Here, learn all about what you should do if your birth control is making your period worse.
Transitioning away from a popular contraceptive shot known as DMPA could help protect women in Sub-Saharan Africa and other high-risk regions from becoming infected with HIV, according to a research review published in the Endocrine Society's journal Endocrine Reviews.