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Fifteen million unwanted pregnancies a year caused by underuse of modern contraception

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Oxford University Press (OUP), February 3, 2015
Fifteen million out of 16.7 million unwanted pregnancies a year could be avoided in 35 low- and middle-income countries if women had the opportunity to use modern methods of contraception, according to a study that applies to about one-third of the world’s population.
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Are antimicrobial condoms the new frontier against STIs? Not quite…

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The Conversation, 13 October 2014, 6.09am AEDT
Australian biotech company Starpharma has announced the imminent launch of a condom coated with an antimicrobial chemical.
While it might be marketed as a great leap forward for preventing sexually transmitted infections (STIs), it’s unlikely to offer any more protection than your average condom.
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Life Matters Women’s Health Series – Part 3 – Contraception

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ABC Radio National, Thursday 5 June 2014 9:24AM Guests Alison Bean-Hodges Manager, Gynaecology Assessment Clinic & Sexual Health Service, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, The Women’s Professor Jayne Lucke Director of the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health & Society at La Trobe University. Honorary Professor at The University of Queensland and a member of the Steering Committee of...

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