Medical group says teens should use IUDs, implants as first contraceptive method .
(CBS/AP) Teenage girls considering contraception should opt for hormonal implants or IUDS first over more traditional methods, the country's leading group of gynecologists said Thursday.
A medical organization recommends the controversial method over oral contraceptives.
A newly discovered odor receptor on the sperm?s surface could enable researchers to come up with alternative contraceptive methods or ways to boost fertility.
It is unfortunate for the health of women and their infants that Pope John Paul II continues to approve only "natural" birth control (the rhythm method ) for contraception.
Globally, intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUDs) are used by more women as a method of reversible contraception than is any other.
They were given their choice of a range of contraceptive methods at no cost - from birth control pills to goof-proof options like the IUD or a matchstick-sized implant.
About 5,000 participants received a free reversible contraceptive method for three years, while the rest got it for two years.
The largest study to examine the risks of hormone -based birth control has concluded the contraceptives carry a small risk of stroke and heart attack, depending on the method and type of hormone used.
Ask most sexually active people today about the pullout method as an effective form of contraception and you're likely to induce eye-rolling and snickers.
New contraception methods and unnatural use of treatments encourage woman to use their bodies as machines.