News tagged with contraceptives

New contraceptive methods change birth control patterns

The birth control pill and sterilization are still the most common forms of contraception, but new federal data released Thursday show that long-acting methods are gaining ground while condom use for birth control is declining.

Oct 19, 2012
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Condom drive stirs S.African worries

A drive that would put more condoms in South Africa's classrooms has critics warning it will only stimulate sexual activity, a charge the country's health minister tells AFP is unfounded.

Oct 19, 2012
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Clinton, others announce contraception deal

(AP)—Prices for long-acting contraception will be halved for 27 million women in the developing world through a new partnership, former President Bill Clinton and other world leaders announced Wednesday.

Sep 26, 2012
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A birth control pill for men? When?

When will men have their own birth control pill? Scientists have been predicting the debut of a male pill within 5 years for the last 30 years. The factors accounting for that delay—and new optimism that a male pill will ...

Sep 26, 2012
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Study supports tobacco link to ovarian cancer

(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from Curtin University's School of Public Health have contributed to a comprehensive international study examining risk factors for ovarian cancer.

Sep 12, 2012
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Sex and sewage

Environmental endocrine disruptors are man-made chemicals that have been shown to have adverse effects on animal and human health and fertility. Aberdeen scientists told the British Science Festival today their effects on ...

Sep 06, 2012
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