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 Phelisa Tyesi says... Yes i agree wth you bt the problem iz that......if this person who have Ebola is still in early stage so it's nt easy to see that person if he /she have it.......so now he/she... Could Ebola hit SA? ” 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 Keep your pet's teeth in tip top condition Cape Town's legendary Blisters for Bread walk 2014. Occlusal disease - a modern day dental problem Eduloan offers affordable education finance Live healthier Winter Wellness » Boost winter health Happy feet in winter Don’t become a winter blimp Tips to stay fit and healthy in winter When it's cold it's easy to pick up the coughs and sniffles, and it's even easier to indulge in comfort foods. Don't ! Vitamin wise » Vitamins for HIV What to eat for vitamin B? Cut down on vitamins Get your vitamins right Find out which vitamin to use for which condition. Ask our Vitamin expert.