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U.S. Army, French Drugmaker to Join Forces on Zika Vaccine July 06, 2016

Sanofi Pasteur says it has produced vaccines for viruses related to Zika

Many Smartphone 'Fertility Apps' May Not Work July 01, 2016

In study, only 6 had perfect score in predicting fertile days

Zika Brain Damage May Occur in Babies With Normal-Sized Heads June 30, 2016

Study suggests microcephaly birth defect isn't always present; cases may be underreported

Zika Infection May Give Future Immunity, Monkey Study Suggests June 28, 2016

But researchers also found evidence that pregnancy may lengthen time virus stays in body

Success in Mice Shows Zika Vaccine 'Feasible' June 28, 2016

Two candidates provided protection after just one shot; clinical trials planned for later this year

Dallas Confirms 10 Zika Cases in Pregnant Women June 23, 2016

All were infected while traveling abroad; number of U.S. cases continues to rise

Abortion Rates Rising in Zika-Affected Countries, Study Shows June 22, 2016

Brazil, Ecuador have seen requests to a women's helpline double in 2016 over prior rates

Some Teen Girls Coerced Into Pregnancy: Study May 05, 2016

Small review finds high schoolers as young as 14 have had boyfriends who control their reproductive choices

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.: Report April 28, 2016

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

FDA Eases Restrictions on Abortion Medication March 30, 2016

Women will have an easier time accessing mifepristone

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

Falloff may be attributed to growing IUD use

Zika Found in 9 U.S. Pregnancies, Outcomes Often Severe: CDC February 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: CDC February 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 Zika February 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 Woes February 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: Study January 07, 2016

Findings should reassure women and their doctors, experts say

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

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

Sex May Boost Female Immune System to Aid Fertility October 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: Study June 17, 2015

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

Millennials More Tolerant, Less Promiscuous Than Their Parents May 06, 2015

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

Equal Numbers of Males, Females Are Conceived: Study March 30, 2015

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

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

Hourglass figure likely conveyed a survival advantage, researchers say

Use of Long-Acting Birth Control Rises Fivefold in a Decade: CDC February 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 Finds November 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, Safety October 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 Rate October 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 Control September 29, 2014

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

Positions Are Key When Sex Causes Back Pain September 10, 2014

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

Study: Men, Lesbians More Likely to Have Orgasms August 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: Survey April 22, 2014

Nearly 7 of 10 favor universal health plan coverage for contraceptives

Don't Bother 'Faking It' in the Bedroom April 10, 2014

Study says partners can gauge each other's sexual satisfaction

Vaginal Gel Might Prevent HIV Hours After Exposure March 12, 2014

Lab tests with monkeys look promising, study says

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

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

Study Suggests Link Between Domestic Violence, Abortions January 07, 2014

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

U.S. Pregnancy Rates Continue to Fall December 05, 2013

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

Male Birth Control Shows Promise in Mice December 03, 2013

Preliminary results suggest effects are safe, reversible

'The Pill' Tied to Raised Risk of Glaucoma November 18, 2013

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

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

But study finds women do it more to compare than stare

IUD Won't Hurt Future Fertility, Study Contends October 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 Control August 06, 2013

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

Texas Gov. Perry Signs Sweeping Abortion Bill July 18, 2013

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

Texas Lawmakers Pass Strict Abortion Bill July 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 Limit June 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' Pill June 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' Pills June 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 Sex June 03, 2013

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