Category “Contraception”

Obamacare Battle Rages On

January 2nd, 2014
Obamacare Battle Rages On

It maybe a new year but it seems that those opposed to president Obama’s health care reforms are not going to let up. Generally called Obamacare the new law comes into effect this month and aims to ensure all Americans are entitled to health insurance cover irrespective of their income or current health situation. The […]

Scientists Closer To Developing A Male Birth Control Pill

October 17th, 2012
Scientists Closer To Developing A Male Birth Control Pill

The ‘pill’ has been around for decades now. But it is birth control medication for women. Men meanwhile have always had to rely on more physical things such as condoms. However scientists in Australia believe that they are closer than ever to developing a contraceptive pill for men. It apparently involves preventing the male sperm […]

Stress and Obesity Major Causes of Infertility

March 14th, 2012
Stress and Obesity Major Causes of Infertility

With modern living far more stressful that it was 50 years ago, it is probably not surprising that stress could be a major cause of recent infertility problems. However, it seems that being obese is also a contributory factor, and since obesity is a growing problem worldwide, then it is little wonder it is having […]

Self Test Male Fertility Products Go On Sale in the USA

February 15th, 2012
Self Test Male Fertility Products Go On Sale in the USA

A well known American company called Wallgreen is planning to sell male fertility testing kits. Female pregnancy testing kits have been around for many years, but an increasing number of men are finding they have low sperm counts, which results in infertility problems for the couples concerned. As such, according to the makers of the […]

The relationship between fertility and eating disorders

August 15th, 2011
The relationship between fertility and eating disorders

Females with a history of bulimia, eating disorders and anorexia have more unplanned pregnancies, fertility difficulties and general negative feelings about child-bearing than females who don’t. This is according to a study in the UK carried out by the University College London and King’s College London, in which a survey of over 11,000 pregnant women […]

Anti Abortion Attacks Could Massively Increase Unwanted Pregnancy Rates

May 5th, 2011
Anti Abortion Attacks Could Massively Increase Unwanted Pregnancy Rates

Anti Abortion Attacks Could Massively Increase Unwanted Pregnancy Rates That’s the opinion of the Guttmacher Institute in America. The latter is a well respected organisation that advises on sexual health matters. The Institute warns that there could be as many as 973,000 unplanned pregnancies if Republican anti abortionists get their way and ensure organisations like […]

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