The copper IUD is a long-term, non-hormonal birth control method that is more than 99% effective at preventing pregnancy. It is a small, T-shaped device that is inserted into the uterus by a healthcare provider. The copper in the IUD creates an inflammatory reaction that makes it difficult for sperm to survive and fertilize an egg. The copper IUD is a great option for people who want a reliable and effective birth control method without having to use hormones. It is also a good choice for people who want a long-term birth control method that they don’t have to think about every day.
A comprehensive review of 25 studies spanning nearly 50 years reveals a consistent association between insecticide exposure and diminished sperm concentration in adult men globally. The research, conducted by a team from Italy and the US, is considered the most thorough systematic analysis on the subject to date. Focusing on organophosphates and N-methyl carbamates, commonly […]
Endoscopic surgery, a minimally invasive approach, is effective for treating breast fibroadenoma in adolescents – the most common benign breast tumor. It offers advantages like smaller incisions, reduced pain, and quicker recovery compared to traditional open surgery, making it a promising option, especially for larger or rapidly growing fibroadenomas.
Congenital heart disease (CHD) is a birth defect that affects the structure of the heart. It can affect the heart’s chambers, valves, or arteries. CHD can range from mild to severe, and some people with CHD may not have any symptoms. Here are some of the ways that CHD can affect the heart’s structure: Holes […]