Birth Control

Why Is There No Male Birth Control Yet?

Why Is There No Male Birth Control Yet?

The injustice of our current contraceptive regime needs no elaboration. Enough to say that it’s bizarre, at this late date, that male birth control still does not exist. Every couple of years some scientist says they’re on the brink, and the same stale monologue jokes are hauled out of storage;…

We Are One Step Closer To Birth Control Jewellery 

We Are One Step Closer To Birth Control Jewellery 

Currently, when it comes to not getting pregnant, the burden falls almost entirely on women. And unless you’ve had a harrowingly painful IUD insertion, a lot of commonly used methods require consistent use for peak effectiveness. That’s why researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology want women to have the…

The FDA Has Cleared Its First Digital Birth Control App

The FDA Has Cleared Its First Digital Birth Control App

Couples in the US looking to either conceive or avoid pregnancy will now have a new tool available to them. Last week, the Food and Drug Administration announced it has permitted a digital birth control app to be marketed as such in the US. The app, called Natural Cycles, is…