Home > Lifestyle > Contraception > News News All sections in Contraception » About Contraception » Contraception for Men » Contraception for Women » Teens and Contraception South Africans not faithful and not using condoms A Human Sciences Research Council survey has revealed that South Africans are not using protection when engaging in sexual activities and are not faithful to their partners. Talk Divorce support » Ask Addiction Expert » Quiz Are you depressed? » Like Health24 on Facebook » Get the perfect shave Strange sex Long term contraception more effective Women who choose birth control pills, the patch or vaginal ring are 20 times more likely to have an unplanned pregnancy, a study has found. Birth control pill for men promising A hormone-free drug tested in male mice might someday prove viable for men who want their own birth-control pill, according to new research. Free under-the-skin contraceptive for all SA women South African health minister Aaron Motsoaledi announced that a small under-the-skin contraceptive device would be made available free of charge to all SA women. Contraceptive pill for men one step closer An Australian researcher says he has successfully made male mice infertile and believes a contraceptive pill for men has moved one step closer. SA teens urged to find out about contraception South African teenagers have been urged to search for accurate information about contraception to prevent unplanned pregnancies. US ends effort to limit access to 'morning-after' pill The US government has dropped its effort to block a court order that would make the morning-after contraceptive pill available over-the-counter to all women and girls. “ Latest comment on Health24 Michelle McLean Peyper says... Mike poverty has nothing to do with the amount of sex you have - i think the less money you have the more sex you have - all you need to do is go to the free clinic and look at... SA men have less sex than global average ” Emergency contraceptive useless for overweight women French drug maker HRA Pharma has announced that its morning-after pill Norlevo doesn't work for women who weigh more than 80 kilograms. Morning-after pill ineffective for heavier women A French contraceptive maker announced that its morning-after pill doesn't work when taken by women who weigh more than 80 kilograms. World contraception day: 26 September World Contraception Day takes place annually on September 26. This worldwide campaign centres on a vision for a world where every pregnancy is wanted. Launched in 2007, WCD’s mission is to improve awareness of contraception to enable young people to make informed choices regarding their sexual and reproductive health. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors A number of good reasons why saving the tooth is a better option Breakfast like a King Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Cancer is a word that strikes fear into the hearts of many. Live healthier Yoga » Exercise time? Yoga mats matter Yoga and sleep What yoga can do for you Yoga is a stress-buster, but it also helps with anxiety, depression, insomnia, back pain and other ills. Allergy alert » Allergy myths Cold or allergy? Children and allergies Allergy facts vs. fiction Some of the greatest allergy myths and misconceptions can actually be damaging to your health.