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Bayer HealthCare has successfully concluded the decentralized European registration procedure for its new transparent low dose contraceptive patch (gestodene/ethinylestradiol). The Health Authorities ...
Among women currently using contraception, the most commonly used methods were the pill (25.9%, or 9.7 million women), female sterilization (25.1%, or 9.4 million women), the male condom (15.3%, or 5....
An international team working at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has captured the first high-resolution 3-D images from individual double-helix DNA segm...
Although there are numerous contraception options, not all are appropriate for every person. Certain characteristics or medical conditions should be considered when a health-care provider is counselin...
Federal health regulators plan to add new warnings to Essure, a much-debated contraceptive implant that has been subject to thousands of complaints from women reporting chronic pain, bleeding and othe...
Women who have a breakthrough pregnancy during oral contraceptive use are unlikely to have a fetus with a major birth defect, according to a new study. Medscape Medical News
BERLIN, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Germany's Bayer has filed for marketing approval in the European Union and the United States for its new five-year contraceptive, it said on Friday.
NewsNon-hormonal male contraceptive Vasalgel™ has proven efficacy in rabbits.Contributed Author:
To explore the knowledge and attitudes underlying contraceptive use and non-use among Tongan adults and investigate the potential acceptability of contraceptive implants.
Studies show immediate postpartum (PP) insertion increases use of contraceptive implants and intrauterine devices (IUDs). Our objective was to compare the satisfaction and continuation rates of the tw...
Most studies of contraceptive behavior rely on cross-sectional data and are unable to adequately measure fluctuations in contraceptive use or changes in circumstances and attitudes that are likely to ...
The primary objective of this study is to characterize the need for contraceptive services and contraceptive method use among women with young children presenting to child health clinics. A secondary ...
Family planning expansion has been identified as an impetus to harnessing Nigeria's demographic dividend. However, there is a need for data to address pockets of inequality and to better understand cu...