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Content Tagged: contraception

The end of vasectomies? Injectable gel could provide temporary birth control for men

Not ready for a vasectomy? A new injectable gel may provide men with a temporary option for contraception. Scientists in San Francisco at the Parsemus Foundation are developing a substance called Vasalgel. It can be used as an injectable barrier that seals the small tube called the vas deferens that carries sperm to be ejaculated. […]

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Busting myths about the IUD

Ever wondered if an IUD is for you? There are currently three types of IUD: the Mirena and Skyla are hormonal IUDs that contain progesterone, a low-dose birth control hormone. The Paragard is a copper IUD that prevents pregnancy because copper is toxic to sperm.  Dr. Luu Ireland, an obstetrician/gynecologist and fellow in Family Planning […]

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