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Researchers reach milestone in developing non-hormonal approach to male contraception

Researchers reach milestone in developing non-hormonal approach to male contraception

Certain types of hormonal contraceptives may increase risk of seizures in women with epilepsy

Certain types of hormonal contraceptives may increase risk of seizures in women with epilepsy

Oregon's new birth control law could improve access to all forms of contraception

Oregon's new birth control law could improve access to all forms of contraception

Fertility goes down when cost of achieving social status goes up

Fertility goes down when cost of achieving social status goes up

Simple tool for inserting intrauterine device may offer low-cost option for long-term contraception

Simple tool for inserting intrauterine device may offer low-cost option for long-term contraception

Women taking birth control pill less likely to suffer serious knee injuries

Women taking birth control pill less likely to suffer serious knee injuries

Researchers aim to design a better male contraceptive pill

Researchers aim to design a better male contraceptive pill

Alcohol worst of all drugs that affect fetal health

Alcohol worst of all drugs that affect fetal health

FDA takes actions to help women, doctors better understand potential problems associated with Essure

FDA takes actions to help women, doctors better understand potential problems associated with Essure

Young men’s attitude toward  risky sex, pregnancy can predict fatherhood patterns

Young men’s attitude toward risky sex, pregnancy can predict fatherhood patterns

Researchers sequence genetic blueprint of Lyme-disease-spreading tick

Researchers sequence genetic blueprint of Lyme-disease-spreading tick

Smartphone app helps increase contraceptive use among married rural women in India

Smartphone app helps increase contraceptive use among married rural women in India

Migraines heat up as women near menopause

Migraines heat up as women near menopause

Estrogen may protect women against flu

Estrogen may protect women against flu

Women suffering from blood clots can safely take hormone replacement therapy with anticoagulants

Women suffering from blood clots can safely take hormone replacement therapy with anticoagulants

Bridion injection approved to reverse effects of neuromuscular blocking drugs used during certain types of surgery

Bridion injection approved to reverse effects of neuromuscular blocking drugs used during certain types of surgery

Lilly, Merck expand oncology clinical trial collaboration

Lilly, Merck expand oncology clinical trial collaboration

Ovarian cancer patients with a history of oral contraceptive use have better outcomes

Ovarian cancer patients with a history of oral contraceptive use have better outcomes

UAB study aims to provide improved care related to reproductive health of women with CF

UAB study aims to provide improved care related to reproductive health of women with CF

First sexual experiences involving alcohol increase risk for young women

First sexual experiences involving alcohol increase risk for young women