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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

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

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

Physician-Assisted Suicide Program Rarely Used, Study Finds April 10, 2013

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

IUDs Safe Contraceptives for Teens, Study Finds April 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 Finds April 01, 2013

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

Millions Still Lack Access to Modern Contraception, Study Says March 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 Says February 25, 2013

Youth development is an essential component

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

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

Ob/Gyn Group Urges Docs to Help Prevent 'Octomom'-Type Multiple Births January 24, 2013

Pregnancies involving 3 or more embryos cause undue hardship for mother and children, experts say

Many Women Victims of 'Contraceptive Sabotage,' Experts Say January 23, 2013

Leading ob/gyn group urges doctors to screen for this and other forms of sexual coercion

Condoms Don't Diminish Sexual Pleasure, Study Finds January 23, 2013

Misperceptions can raise risk for STDs, HIV and unintended pregnancy

IUD Might Ease Heavy Menstrual Bleeding, Study Suggests January 09, 2013

Hormone-treated device improved quality of life, researchers report

Give Teens Access to Emergency Contraception, Pediatricians Say November 26, 2012

American Academy of Pediatrics encourages physicians to discuss methods such as Plan B

Is 'Sex Addiction' Real? Some Experts Say So October 26, 2012

Proposed criteria focus on behaviors so uncontrolled they are causing real harm

More U.S. Women Turning to Long-Acting Contraceptives: CDC October 18, 2012

Pill remains leading method of choice, but devices such as IUDs becoming more popular

Fewer Children for Women After Ectopic Pregnancy: Study October 18, 2012

Those who've had miscarriage, abortion or healthy delivery have more babies in the long-term

HPV Shot Doesn't Encourage Sexual Activity in Girls: Study October 15, 2012

No increase seen in STDs, pregnancy or birth control counseling

Social Media Could Boost Condom Use, Study Suggests October 11, 2012

Facebook community made strides by focusing on prevention of sexually transmitted diseases