Home > Lifestyle > Contraception > News News All sections in Contraception » About Contraception » Contraception for Men » Contraception for Women » Teens and Contraception 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. Talk Divorce support » Ask Addiction Expert » Quiz Are you depressed? » Like Health24 on Facebook » Get the perfect shave Strange sex 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. 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. 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. Women back over-the-counter birth control pill Nearly two-thirds of women said over-the-counter access would make getting contraceptive pills more convenient. FDA approves 'morning-after' pill without a prescription Females aged 15 or older will be able to buy the "morning-after" pill without a prescription, the US Food and Drug Administration has announced. Obama faces choice on morning-after pill limits After judge reverses limits on morning-after pill, Obama must decide whether to appeal. “ Latest comment on Health24 Robin Stobbs says... " Infections caused by antibiotics can now be treated with antibiotics." Wow! Really? The Plague: 18 scary facts ” 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. Ireland publishes bill on life-saving abortions Ireland has unveiled a long-awaited bill that lays down new rules governing when life-saving abortions can be performed. IUDs safe for teens Modern IUDs are a safe and cost-effective method of birth control for teens, according to a new study. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life. Live healthier Grief » Phases of grief Culture and grief Grieving in holidays How do you deal with grief? There is no right way of coping with death. The way a person grieves depends on the personality of that person and the relationship with the person who has died. Weight loss » Healthy snacking Weight and heart Texting and weight 10 tips to lose weight Need to shed some weight? Get rid of those extra kilos for good with these 10 expert weight loss tips, compiled by Health24's DietDoc, Dr Ingrid van Heerden.