The search for the perfect male contraceptive hasn't been going so well, but a clear gel that's injected into the penis once every decade or so could prevent a lot more sperm from reaching the finish line. What's the deal?
The advent of birth control pills not only helped some women reduce pregnancy risk, it also opened the door to greater sexual freedom. But eliminating ovulation may also affect women's sex lives in other, more subtle ways. How?
Sex is risky business, but condoms can make it safer. Luckily, we've traded in animal bladders and sheaths made from horns for the convenience of a little rubber prophylactic in a discreet foil package.
On Aug. 24, 2006, the U.S. FDA approved a form of emergency contraception to be sold over the counter to women ages 18 or older. The generic name for this contraceptive is levonorgestrel. Learn how it works.
Birth control, also called contraception, is the voluntary prevention of pregnancy. A variety of methods are available. In this article, we will cover all the major forms of birth control. Learn about birth control.
While the birth control family has grown over the years -- branching off with patches, rings, IUDs and other iterations -- thereâ€™s still one option that's noticeably missing: male birth control. Could a long-term, reversible form of medicinal contraception for men finally be on the horizon?