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Men should be equal partners in family planning

The article is authored by Ashutosh Kaushik, CEO, Foundation for Reproductive Health Services (FRHS), India.

In a country like India, where men are hesitant to undergo vasectomies or use condoms, the responsibility of family planning rests solely on the women.((RAVINDRA JOSHI/HT))
Updated on Jul 11, 2022 09:31 AM IST
ByHindustan Times

Male contraceptive pills that lower sperm count? Study shows promising results

Lowering testosterone levels normally leads to unpleasant side effects but a new study has come up with two male contraceptive pills that effectively lower testosterone and sperm count without causing unacceptable side effects

Male contraceptive pills that suppress testosterone, lower sperm count without unpleasant side effects? New study shows promising results (Twitter/AndyVermaut)
Updated on Jun 12, 2022 09:11 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Washington [us]

Study: Family planning, contraceptive use, and birth spacing

They were also 43.5% per cent less likely to have become pregnant again within 24 months as compared with the control group. The results suggest that family planning can improve women's long term reproductive health outcomes, including healthy spacing between pregnancies.

Study: Family planning, contraceptive use, and birth spacing(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on May 25, 2022 10:15 AM IST
ANI | , Massachusetts

Covid-19 and a surge in unplanned pregnancies in India

The article has been authored by Dr Ratnabali Chakravorty, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist; Director, MAGS IVF and Infertility Centre, chairperson, National Advocacy Committee, Indian Menopause Society.

A survey conducted by the World Health Organization suggested a 68% disruption to family planning and contraceptive services across 105 countries amidst covid-19.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Oct 19, 2021 02:54 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Woman with 18 children says ‘fertility fame’ did nothing to end poverty

Bissar of Haryana village become a curiosity show of sorts after she was featured in a Hindi media. Headlines didn’t end her family’s hardscrabble life.

Bissar (standing) with her son her son Shakarudin (in T-shirt) and other relatives in Akeda village of (Mewa) district near Gurugram.(Parveen Kumar/ HT file photo)
Updated on Jun 14, 2018 03:42 PM IST
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