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Birth control generally refers to any plan or method used to alter or avoid the body's natural state of fertility, thereby preventing or reducing the probability of pregnancy without abstaining from sexual intercourse; the term is also sometimes used to include abortion and natural family planning. The term family planning is normally considered a synonym for the term birth control. ...
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1-2 of 16 more...Your Guide to Birth Control: The Pill
... Birth control is a way for men and women to prevent pregnancy. There are many different methods of birth control; some of them also protect against sexually transmitted diseases. The birth control pil...
Source: Cleveland Clinic
Birth Control Options
... What is birth control? Birth control is a way for men and women to prevent pregnancy. There are many different methods of birth control. By learning more about the options, you can decide which method...
Source: Cleveland Clinic
Birth Control Treatment
1 of 1Nutrient Program for Oral Contraceptives
... Nutrient Program for Oral Contraceptives Birth control pills (BCPs) are both the most effective and the most hazardous form of contraception. Preventing pregnancy in this way is done by taking an ora...
Birth Control Articles
- Depo Provera Appears to Increase Risk for Chlamydial and Gonococcal Infections
... The injectable contraceptive depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) appears to increase a woman’s risk of acquiring the sexually transmitted infections chlamydia and gonorrhea by approximately...
- Emergency Contraception
... Emergency contraception, or emergency birth control, is used to keep a woman from getting pregnant when she has had unprotected vaginal intercourse. "Unprotected" can mean that no method of ...
- FDA and Johnson & Johnson Warn Public About Counterfeit Contraceptive Patches Sold Through Foreign Internet Site
... FDA and Johnson & Johnson of Raritan, NJ are warning the public about an overseas internet site selling counterfeit contraceptive patches that contain no active ingredients. These counterfeit patc...
- FDA Approves Ovcon 35 as the First Chewable Oral Contraceptive Tablet for Women
... The FDA today approved Ovcon 35, an oral, spearmint-flavored contraceptive tablet that can be chewed and swallowed. This new version of Ovcon 35, indicated for the prevention of pregnancy, provides on...
- FDA Approves Seasonale Oral Contraceptive
... The FDA has approved Seasonale, a new choice in oral contraceptives for women for prevention of pregnancy. Seasonale is a 91-day oral contraceptive regimen. Tablets containing the active hormones are ...
- FDA Issues Not Approvable Letter to Barr Labs; Outlines Pathway for Future Approval
... The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today acknowledged that it has issued a “Not Approvable” letter to the sponsor of an application to make the Plan B emergency contraception product a...
- FDA Takes Action Against Foreign Websites
Selling Counterfeit Contraceptive Patches
... FDA has taken action against three foreign internet sites associated with a site previously found to be selling counterfeit contraceptive patches that contain no active ingredients. These counterfeit ...
- Las píldoras anticonceptivas y el riesgo de cáncer
... Introducción Los anticonceptivos orales se pusieron a la disposición de las mujeres estadounidenses al principio de los años sesenta. La conveniencia, efectividad y reversibilidad de acción de las píl...
- Oral Contraceptives and Cancer Risk
... Key Points There is evidence of an increased risk of breast cancer for women under age 35 who are recent users of OCs (see section on Breast Cancer). Studies have consistently shown that using OCs red...
- Vasectomy and Cancer Risk
... Some studies have raised questions about a possible relationship between vasectomy (an operation to cut or tie off the two tubes that carry sperm out of the testicles) and the risk of developing cance...