SEX RESEARCH UPDATE
- New contraceptive ring now in advanced trials. // Contraceptive Technology Update;May2007, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p51
The Population Council is testing the safety and efficacy of a longer-lasting contraceptive vaginal ring. Two investigations involving 2,200 women at 22 sites on four continents are being conducted prior to application to the Food and Drug Administration for market approval. â€¢ The ring is...
- Catch-22 for morning-after pills. // Drug Topics;4/10/95, Vol. 139 Issue 7, p7
Reports that only 20% of American women educated on morning-after pills are aware that such drugs are effective up to 72 hours only after intercourse.
- Where have all the vaginal foaming tablets gone? Program statistics and user dynamics in Ghana. Steiner, Markus J.; Attafuah, John D.; Stanback, John; Nutley, Tara // International Family Planning Perspectives;Jun98, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p91
Investigates the program statistics and user dynamics of vaginal foaming tablets in Ghana. Increase in the distribution of vaginal foaming tablets from 1987 to 1997; Anecdotal accounts of the misuse of foaming tablets; Use of the tablets to prevent AIDS and other sexually transmitted disease.
- What are men for? // New Scientist;7/9/94, Vol. 143 Issue 1933, p3
Opinion. Comments on developments in male and female contraception. Suggestions for young men to bank their sperms and have vasectomies; Reactions to the idea of women having artificial insemination; Women benefitting from the idea of a female contraceptive.
- News on condom safety: His and hers. Lever, Janet; Schwartz, Pepper // Glamour;Jul95, Vol. 93 Issue 7, p32
Focuses on the effectiveness of female condoms in the United States. Comparison to the more popular diaphragm and cervical cap; Accidental pregnancy rate; Reasons for irregular use of female condoms.
- Female Condoms Work. // Contraceptive Technology Update;Oct2008 Supplement, Vol. 29, special section p1
The article offers information on female condoms including its advantages and disadvantages.
- AN EASY NEW WAY TO STOP HIV. Califano, Julia // Cosmopolitan;Feb2002, Vol. 232 Issue 2, p98
Focuses on the relevance of vaginal lubricants in stopping the HIV risk. Evidence of the study at the University of Texas Medical Branch; Emphasis of reduction in number of HIV-infected cells; Determination of the efficacy of the substance.
- The female condom. Raeburn, Paul // Glamour;Feb95, Vol. 93 Issue 2, p47
Offers information on the Reality female condom in the United States. Approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in May 1993; Reactions of users; Advantage over the male condom; Distribution in family planning clinics; Failure rate; Prevention of sexually transmitted diseases; Price. ...
- Spermicide waits for the perfect moment. Beard, Jonathan // New Scientist;2/26/94, Vol. 141 Issue 1914, p22
Reports on the creation of polymers for a vaginal contraceptive by scientists at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Rush-Prebyterian-St. Lukes Medical Center. Adavatages of the contraceptive; Release of spermicide at the drop of the vagina's acidity; Production of esters that are soluble...