A new male contraceptive injection is close to have clinical trials in humans after being found to be reversible in the laboratory and have minimal side effects.
Pope advises that contraceptives, which have been traditionally opposed by the Catholic Church, can be used to fight the outbreak of Zika virus.
The AIDS Healthcare Foundation's (AHF) has complained that popular dating apps are spreading STDs. It has been answered by Tinder, which has added a health section to its app.
Contraceptive pills taken orally before or during the pregnancy do not increase the birth defect risk, revealed a comprehensive study published on Wednesday
A new study shows that just talking to your adolescents about sex reduces their chances of engaging in risky activity and increases the use of contraceptives.
A new study found that 69 percent of American adults would support mandatory birth control coverage in health plans.
Study finds that a large amount of young women are deviating from the instructions on their contraceptives in order to achieve fewer menstruations.
Among very young adolescents, very few have had sex, which was defined as vaginal intercourse.
The BioScience Talks podcast features discussions of topical issues related to the biological sciences. By altering the heritability of certain traits, gene drive technologies have the potential to spread desired genes through wild populations. In practice, this could lead to mosquito populations that, for example, bear traits making them resistant to the spread of malaria. Despite the huge potential for improving human well-being, concern exists that gene drives could fail in the wild or, perhaps more concerning, spread beyond their intended target populations.