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Kerala church survey on artificial birth control measures draws flak

The Syro-Malabar Church believes the use of contraceptives is to be avoided and their followers can choose periodic abstinence as a birth control measure. 

published on : 3rd May 2018

Now, a male contraceptive pill successfully limits sperm activity without side effects

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

published on : 21st April 2018

New male birth control pill found safe and effective

Progress toward a male birth control pill has been stymied because, according to Page, available oral forms of testosterone may cause liver inflammation.

published on : 19th March 2018

Women using contraceptives promiscuous, say 47 percent Andhra Pradesh men

The dire need for a sturdy sex education module for youngsters in the country has been highlighted by yet another survey, conducted by none other than the government itself. 

published on : 27th January 2018

Glenmark gets USFDA nod for contraceptive tablets

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has received final approval from the US health regulator for the generic version of Loestrin tablets used to prevent pregnancy.

published on : 20th November 2017

Disquiet in tribal hamlet over use of contraceptives to delay period

 The fall in birth rate often associated with the developed West has been plaguing a tribal village located deep within the forest in central Kerala. B

published on : 5th November 2017

Worrying signs for Tamil Nadu women as contraceptive use decreases

Tamil Nadu is one of the most urbanised states in the country. But the latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS) for 2015-16 has found that the State has seen an eight per cent decline in use of all

published on : 26th September 2017

Pharma major Lupin recalls contraceptive pills in US

Domestic pharma major Lupin has begun a voluntary recall of its contraceptive tablets Mibelas 24 Fe from the US as they are "out of sequence."

published on : 24th August 2017

Odisha Government launches new injectable contraceptive

In a bid to strengthen the family planning programme in Odisha, the State Government on Tuesday launched injectable contraceptive for women under Antara Programme.

published on : 23rd August 2017

Contraceptive pills linked to lower risk of arthritis in women

Women who used birth pill for more than seven years had a 19 percent lower risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis than others.

published on : 19th August 2017

Contraceptive pill dilemma: Legal yet unavailable in Chennai

The government has asked manufacturers to not advertise these pills within the State as they come under the scheduled drugs category.

published on : 25th July 2017

Government launches injectible contraceptives for population control

Deoxy medroxyprogestrone acetate injections will be able to prevent pregnancy for three months and will be available among other alternatives to prevent pregnancy.  

published on : 12th July 2017

Contraceptive pill chemicals are turning fish transgender: Sources

About a fifth of male river fish are displaying feminised traits and even producing eggs, researchers said.

published on : 3rd July 2017