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Teen Birth Rate at Record Low in U.S.April 28, 2016

They're delaying sex, using more effective birth control, CDC researcher says

Births of Triplets, Quadruplets on Decline in U.S.: ReportApril 28, 2016

Improvements in infertility treatments led to fewer risky multiple births by 2014, experts say

FDA Eases Restrictions on Abortion MedicationMarch 30, 2016

Women will have an easier time accessing mifepristone

Steep Decline in Unintended Pregnancies in U.S., Study FindsMarch 02, 2016

Falloff may be attributed to growing IUD use

Zika Found in 9 U.S. Pregnancies, Outcomes Often Severe: CDCFebruary 29, 2016

Four cases ended in either miscarriage or abortion, one involved severe birth defect

Zika Found in 9 U.S. Pregnancies, Outcomes Often Severe: CDCFebruary 26, 2016

Four cases ended in either miscarriage or abortion, one involved severe birth defect

Researchers Probe Colombia's Claim of No Birth Defects Linked to ZikaFebruary 12, 2016

Major public health institutions say it's too soon to tell whether the report is accurate

Birth Defect Tied to Zika Virus Can Leave Children With Lifetime of Health WoesFebruary 10, 2016

But some with less severe brain defects may live a much more normal life, experts say

No Link Between 'the Pill' and Birth Defects: StudyJanuary 07, 2016

Findings should reassure women and their doctors, experts say

U.S. Abortion Rate Hits Record Low: CDCDecember 11, 2015

Greater use of more effective birth control may help explain trend, expert says

Sex May Boost Female Immune System to Aid FertilityOctober 07, 2015

Effect appears to work regardless of when in a woman's cycle sex occurs, study finds

Mouse Study Hints at New 'Male Contraceptive'October 01, 2015

Discovery could lead to a reversible, non-hormonal form of birth control for men, scientists say

Women Spend Far Less on Birth Control Because of 'Obamacare'July 07, 2015

Out-of-pocket costs for 'the pill' fell 38 percent between 2012 and 2013, study finds

D & C Procedures May Raise Risk of Preterm Birth: StudyJune 17, 2015

Researcher suggests more caution for women's surgical procedure for certain patients

Millennials More Tolerant, Less Promiscuous Than Their ParentsMay 06, 2015

Study details Americans' changing views on sexual behavior over last four decades

Equal Numbers of Males, Females Are Conceived: StudyMarch 30, 2015

Researchers think more female embryos die than male embryos, which contradicts traditional thinking

Evolution May Explain Why a Curvy Bottom Drives Men WildMarch 23, 2015

Hourglass figure likely conveyed a survival advantage, researchers say

Use of Long-Acting Birth Control Rises Fivefold in a Decade: CDCFebruary 24, 2015

IUDs and implants among the safest, most effective forms of contraception, experts say

Testosterone Plays Minor Role in Older Women's Sex Lives, Study FindsNovember 20, 2014

Quality of relationships may have more impact on libido

Can Lots of Sex Protect the Prostate?October 29, 2014

Men who sleep with plenty of women less likely to develop cancer in the gland, study suggests

Embryonic Stem Cell Therapy Shows Long-Term Effectiveness, SafetyOctober 15, 2014

In small study, half of 18 people with a vision-robbing condition got some of their sight back

Free, Long-Acting Contraceptives May Greatly Reduce Teen Pregnancy RateOctober 01, 2014

Study findings also showed abortion rate was three-quarters lower than the national norm in this age group

Pediatricians Endorse IUDs, Implants for Teen Birth ControlSeptember 29, 2014

These methods are more reliable than condoms, birth control pills, experts say

Positions Are Key When Sex Causes Back PainSeptember 10, 2014

New study says 'spooning' isn't ideal for all men with aching backs

Study: Men, Lesbians More Likely to Have OrgasmsAugust 21, 2014

Number of factors may make it tougher for straight women to do the same, experts say

Majority of Americans Support Obamacare Birth Control Provision: SurveyApril 22, 2014

Nearly 7 of 10 favor universal health plan coverage for contraceptives

Don't Bother 'Faking It' in the BedroomApril 10, 2014

Study says partners can gauge each other's sexual satisfaction

Vaginal Gel Might Prevent HIV Hours After ExposureMarch 12, 2014

Lab tests with monkeys look promising, study says

U.S. Abortion Rate Drops to Lowest Level Since 1973: ReportFebruary 03, 2014

Researchers think that improved contraception methods, decisions to delay pregnancy explain trend

Study Suggests Link Between Domestic Violence, AbortionsJanuary 07, 2014

Researchers say 25 percent of women having abortions worldwide were victims of partner violence

U.S. Pregnancy Rates Continue to FallDecember 05, 2013

Increase seen only among women over 30; fewer teen births reported

Male Birth Control Shows Promise in MiceDecember 03, 2013

Preliminary results suggest effects are safe, reversible

'The Pill' Tied to Raised Risk of GlaucomaNovember 18, 2013

Eye disease more common among users of birth control pills, study finds

Surprise: Guys and Girls <i>Both</i> Check Out BreastsOctober 30, 2013

But study finds women do it more to compare than stare

IUD Won't Hurt Future Fertility, Study ContendsOctober 16, 2013

Relatively high pregnancy rates follow birth-control device removal, preliminary research shows

1 in 3 Young U.S. Women Uses 'Withdrawal' for Birth ControlAugust 06, 2013

But new study confirms that it's not good for preventing pregnancy

Texas Gov. Perry Signs Sweeping Abortion BillJuly 18, 2013

It creates one of the strictest anti-abortion laws in U.S.

Texas Lawmakers Pass Strict Abortion BillJuly 15, 2013

Gov. Rick Perry expected to sign it, creating one of the strictest anti-abortion laws in U.S.

FDA OKs Sale of 'Morning-After' Pill Without Age LimitJune 21, 2013

Girls of all ages will now have easier access to the emergency contraceptive

U.S. Ends Effort to Limit Access to 'Morning-After' PillJune 11, 2013

FDA will heed court order mandating that women, girls of all ages have over-the-counter access

Court OKs Non-Prescription Sale of Certain 'Morning-After' PillsJune 05, 2013

Two-pill versions of emergency contraceptive will be available while legal system decides the issue

Michael Douglas Blames His Throat Cancer on Oral SexJune 03, 2013

Experts say the claim is probably correct, because tumors caused by HPV virus much more responsive to treatment

Low-Dose 'Pill' Linked to Pain During Orgasm, Study FindsMay 03, 2013

Women on low-estrogen formulations report more pain overall, and during sex

Physician-Assisted Suicide Program Rarely Used, Study FindsApril 10, 2013

Terminally ill patients in Washington state not rushing to get lethal prescriptions or use them

IUDs Safe Contraceptives for Teens, Study FindsApril 08, 2013

Researchers conclude new intrauterine devices provide long-term, worry-free protection

Can Penis Size Sway Women's Choice of Mate?April 08, 2013

Shown images of naked mannequins, females tended to favor better-endowed candidates, study found

Consensual Sex Typically Doesn't Begin Before Teen Years, Study FindsApril 01, 2013

Surveys find sexual intercourse, pregnancy more common at 14 and older

Millions Still Lack Access to Modern Contraception, Study SaysMarch 12, 2013

One-fifth of married women in eastern, central and western Africa are without reliable birth control, research shows

Teen Pregnancy-Prevention Program Works, Study SaysFebruary 25, 2013

Youth development is an essential component

Good 'First-Time' Sex May Set Stage for Future EnjoymentJanuary 29, 2013

Whether loss of virginity was a positive experience or not linked to later sexual satisfaction, study finds