We look into the most common and widely reported side effects of taking birth control pills.
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is now investigating claims that the morning-after pill may not be as effective when taken by heavier women. The investigation is the result of a November 2013 report by French drug company HRA Pharma. In that report, HRA Pharma acknowledged that its morning-after pill Norvelo was not as effective when […]
When it comes to effectively using birth control, it’s vital to get your facts straight before you end up with an unplanned pregnancy or a sexually transmitted disease. That’s why we’re busting the ten most commonly spread birth control myths.
According to a new study, a male birth control pill could soon be a reality. A research team learned that a chemical called JQ1 is very effective at blocking sperm and inhibiting its movement. Free-swimming sperm are necessary components in the fertility process, and the effects of JQ1 essentially render sperm impotent. Unlike the chemicals […]