birth control

Strong Case for Over-The-Counter Oral Contraceptives for Adults and Teens
Strong Case for Over-The-Counter Oral Contraceptives for Adults and Teens (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

After reviewing decades of published studies, a team of paediatric, adolescent and women’s health experts concludes that regulatory, behavioural and scientific evidence supports switching oral contraceptives from prescription-only status to over-the-counter (OTC) availability. Moreover, the experts say, the evidence also ... Read More »

Development of after-sex contraceptive pill for routine use urged
Development of after-sex contraceptive pill for routine use urged (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A contraceptive pill that could be routinely used after, rather than before, sex and fertilisation is probably scientifically feasible and would probably be welcomed by many women, say researchers in the Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care. But ... Read More »

Teen girls, birth control and parents’ opinions
Teen girls, birth control and parents’ opinions (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Parents are more accepting of their teenage daughters using birth control pills than any other form of contraception, including condoms, according to a recent study from UC San Francisco (UCSF). The most effective contraceptive methods, the implant – a matchstick-sized ... Read More »

Abortion rates plummet with free birth control
Abortion rates plummet with free birth control (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Providing birth control to women at no cost substantially reduced unplanned pregnancies and cut abortion rates by 62 percent to 78 percent over the national rate, a new study shows. The research, by investigators at Washington University School of Medicine ... Read More »

 
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