The Drug Controller General of India has said that the time limit for abortions has been increased from seven to nine weeks to facilitate family planning.
Nozer Sherian, secretary general of the Federation of Obstetric and
The morning- after pill or an emergency contraceptive is a type of birth control that is prescribed when a woman has unprotected sex in order to prevent pregnancy. Youngsters have unprotected sex and pop these pills
With West Bengal estimated to add nearly 12.7 million people to its population by 2021, a whopping three million of those would be a result of unwanted/unplanned pregnancies, an expert said on Tuesday. "Judging by the estimates
The female condom has not gained the kind of social acceptability in India it should have been six years after its launch but efforts are underway to reverse the trend, its manufacturer says. But HLL Lifecare, which manufactures
A hormonal gel combo applied daily to the skin showed promise as a male contraceptive by reducing sperm production, say US scientists. About 89 percent of men using the new combo of skin gels enriched with testosterone and a
A scientific breakthrough claims to have opened the way to a non hormonal contraceptive pill for women, which will be free of side-effects. Lab experiments show a hormone released by an egg ready to be fertilised acts as a 'come
There is some cheerful news for the figure conscious young women who are on the contraceptive pill - it doesn't actually cause weight gain. Many women want to avoid the pill because of worries about piling on the pounds, or