An expert explains what the process looks like for both genders and why we need to increase access to fertility clinics.
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Medical Notes: Over-the-Counter Contraception, Biodegradable Plastic, and How Psychedelic Drugs Help Brain Development
Birth control is more accessible than ever before. Psychedelic drugs may help brain development. New plastic could help recycling efforts.
Nearly 90% of women who could become pregnant but don't want to use contraception – which may worsen a preexisting autoimmune disease.
Can Netflix help with childhood cancer treatment? Microplastics may be messing with sex hormones. Red-flag warning signs of cancer. Your child’s drink may be toxic.
A new treatment cured 100% of mice from brain cancer after tumor removal. Can science reverse a bad diet? Birth control is becoming gender neutral. And more.
We’re a step closer to giving people with paralysis more independence. Should men go sober when trying to start a family? Plus, long Covid symptoms have been narrowed down to just seven.
Because of the lack of discussion, many men wait too long to seek help for fertility issues. Dr. Scott Lundy, a urologist at the Cleveland Clinic, discusses different causes of male infertility and common treatment options men may not know about.
Major surgery such as a heart bypass may increase the risk of dementia. Then, a study finds that gun violence is up by 30% since the start of the pandemic. Also, could the anxiety of being heard by someone else play a role in stuttering? And finally, research says about half of pregnancies in the United States are unintended.
An influential government task force issues new advice about low-dose aspirin. Plus, a study finds that people with natural immunity to Covid-19 don’t have it for very long. And finally, safe sex is still important--a quarter of people with STDs don’t tell their partners.
A study suggests recovery from concussions might take twice as long as we thought. Then, researchers say they have a solution for "Zoom fatigue." Next, a study finds cannabis use may hurt men's fertility. Plus, new research finds that certain kinds of people are more susceptible to conspiracy theories. And finally, turns out craft beer really is different?
Entertainer Britney Spears claims in court that her conservator father won’t let her remove birth control. It’s merely the most celebrated recent case of something most people find surprising: forced sterilization still exists in the US, usually in cases of guardianship. Experts explain its legality, history & use.