Saturday, 3 December, 2022
TopicReproductive health

Topic: Reproductive health

Men are ready to use male contraception methods but govts, pharma sector are big barriers

17 million men in the U.S. who are looking for new methods of contraception to prevent unintended pregnancies.

DNA markers linked to menopause identified, could help women conceive later in life

Two genes were identified as being associated with menopause onset by researchers in Europe and manipulating them in mice extended their reproductive life.

Is infertility rising in India? Probably, but doctors can’t be sure due to lack of good data

Doctors say there are indications Indians’ sperm counts & egg reserves are dropping, just like in the West. But without 'good quality' data, it can’t be confirmed.

Lack of access to contraceptives, rise in domestic work — how Covid, lockdown affected women

As part of the 'Safe and Sound' series, in association with Facebook, experts discuss how women's health was more acutely affected during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Sperms don’t swim — scientists have been wrong for the last 350 years

To monitor sperm movement, we set up a super-fast camera capable of recording over 55,000 pictures in one second mounted on a fast oscillating stage.

Birth control gel, first non-hormonal contraceptive option, gets FDA approval

Phexxi by Evofem Biosciences is a rare new option in the contraceptive market, which has been dominated by pills for the past 60 years.

Pak PM Imran Khan to address the nation tomorrow, to highlight govt’s performance

Here’s what’s happening across the border: 300 workers of far-right party TLP booked for sedition, and China says any attempt to undermine its relations with Pakistan is bound to fail.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.