Tag Archives: Going

The pill has been around since the ’60s — are we finally going to see one for men?

For 60 years, women have had the power to prevent unplanned pregnancy — and the responsibility for contraception was firmly placed on them. From the pill to the coil to the implant and modern fertility apps such as Natural Cycles, dozens of contraceptives have been developed for women, while for men the options have remained… Read More »

Beware of going dry in January, liver specialist warns – unless you give up booze for good

Dr Mark Wright, 49, said that getting off the booze for a month is not a ‘fix all solution’, instead giving heavy drinkers an excuse to over do it in the lead up to January. The specialist doctor labelled the month, which was started by charity Alcohol Concern six years ago, the “perfect decoy” for problem… Read More »

Going local – prevention conference hears about rings, douches, and soluble suppositories

Rectal douches are at an earlier stage in development. This could be a combination antiretroviral/antibiotic prevention product to stop HIV and STIs in gay men and other people who have anal sex, used both before and after anal sex. There had been some research on the acceptability of this idea around the time of the… Read More »