Contraception

Birth control, also known as contraception and fertility control, is a method or device used to prevent pregnancy.
Advantages and Disadvantages of the Contraceptive Patch

The oral contraceptive pill was used widely because of its high efficacy. However, poor patient compliance inevitably led to higher-than-ideal pregnancy rates, as users often forgot to take the pill at the right time, to take it every day, or had gastrointestinal conditions which interfered with its digestion and absorption.

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Contraception is free to women, except when it’s not

Contraception is free to women, except when it’s not

Novel two-component intervention may help prevent unintended pregnancy among women using opioids

Novel two-component intervention may help prevent unintended pregnancy among women using opioids

Biden is caught in the middle of polarizing abortion politics

Biden is caught in the middle of polarizing abortion politics

Can age, sex, BMI or blood group influence the immunogenicity of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine?

Can age, sex, BMI or blood group influence the immunogenicity of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine?

Protein blueprint may aid in treatments for infertility and help protect future fertility

Protein blueprint may aid in treatments for infertility and help protect future fertility

Lack of contraception data could conceal pandemic’s impact on women’s reproductive health

Lack of contraception data could conceal pandemic’s impact on women’s reproductive health

With restrictions tightening elsewhere, California moves to make abortion cheaper

With restrictions tightening elsewhere, California moves to make abortion cheaper

Researchers review 50 years of progress in women's health

Researchers review 50 years of progress in women's health

Study shows that breast cancer can be prevented with better contraception choices

Study shows that breast cancer can be prevented with better contraception choices

Achieving Equality for Women's Health and Beyond

Achieving Equality for Women's Health and Beyond

One in seven Ohio women visits crisis pregnancy center, shows study

One in seven Ohio women visits crisis pregnancy center, shows study

Lifting FDA restrictions on mifepristone could normalize medication abortion

Lifting FDA restrictions on mifepristone could normalize medication abortion

International Day of Action for Women’s Health: An Interview with UN Women

International Day of Action for Women’s Health: An Interview with UN Women

Phase 2 trial shows INO-4800 SARS-CoV-2 DNA vaccine safe and tolerable in adults

Phase 2 trial shows INO-4800 SARS-CoV-2 DNA vaccine safe and tolerable in adults

Repurposing an existing, cheap drug into long-acting injectable therapy to treat Covid-19

Repurposing an existing, cheap drug into long-acting injectable therapy to treat Covid-19

Disruptions to essential health services due to COVID-19 pandemic persist in 90% of countries

Disruptions to essential health services due to COVID-19 pandemic persist in 90% of countries

Repurposing an existing, cheap drug into long-acting injectable therapy to treat Covid-19

Repurposing an existing, cheap drug into long-acting injectable therapy to treat Covid-19

Myths about modern contraceptive impact family planning in Sub-Saharan Africa

Myths about modern contraceptive impact family planning in Sub-Saharan Africa

Study highlights how women's choice of birth control is affected by out-of-pocket costs

Study highlights how women's choice of birth control is affected by out-of-pocket costs

Contraception counseling, pregnancy planning are necessary to optimize health of women with heart disease

Contraception counseling, pregnancy planning are necessary to optimize health of women with heart disease