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Calls for UN probe on China’s forced birth control on muslim women

A recent AP investigation had found Chinese government taking draconian measures to slash birth rates among Uighurs and other minorities

01 Jul 2020 10:46 AM

Birth control app highlights budding health tech market

Natural Cycles says it’s effective and lets women avoid side effects common with other methods like birth control pills.

18 Aug 2018 10:34 AM

Many US adults take medicines that can cause depression

Patients who do develop depression as a drug side effect can often switch to different prescriptions.

13 Jun 2018 3:22 PM

Now, a male contraceptive pill without side effects

Currently, condoms and surgical vasectomy are the only safe forms of birth control currently available for men.

21 Apr 2018 9:46 AM

New 'male pill' developed

There are hormonal drugs in clinical trials that target the production of sperm.

20 Apr 2018 1:40 PM


Birth control shot may increase risk of HIV infection

As of 2016, 36.7 million people worldwide were living with HIV, according to UNAIDS.

09 Jan 2018 2:46 PM

Revolutionary birth control method for men goes to trial

And before anyone gets too apprehensive, no, it doesn't need to be rubbed all over your junk.

20 Dec 2017 1:53 PM

Rising number of new mums in Philippines as birth control plans fail

Despite oppositions, President Rodrigo Duterte, has followed in his predecessor's footsteps in trying to get contraceptives to masses.

24 Nov 2017 10:40 AM

Indians order 10 lakh condoms online in 69 days; demand in Delhi soars

An online store, which was launched on April 28 by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation delivered over 9.56 lakh condoms for free.

12 Nov 2017 12:32 PM

Bangladesh may introduce sterilisation to curb Rohingya population

No official data is available on birth rates among the Rohingya, who are excluded from the census in Myanmar.

28 Oct 2017 2:50 PM


Implants may be best birth control for diabetic women

Women with diabetes need to time their pregnancies for a number of reasons.

07 Dec 2016 10:25 AM