How 'the snip' is becoming the new condom: Rise in men in their 20s having vasectomies - but it's not always reversible
Researchers from the University of Chicago found men aged 18 to 24 years old who are getting a vasectomy, a male sterilization procedure, increased 37 percent from 2014 to 2021. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 9, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Record number of American men are getting vasectomies as abortion access erodes
University of Chicago researchers said the surge was being driven by concerns over the effects of contraceptives on female partners and fears over having more children. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 1, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

His Choice No Cut Vasectomy: The Newest No Scalpel Vasectomy Procedure
CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Sept. 1, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- His Choice No Cut Vasectomy is the newest form of minimally invasive vasectomy. This vasectomy procedure offers a near painless experience and quicker recovery than when compared with traditional vasectomy. His Choice vasectomy is a... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 1, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: PDT Source Type: news

More American Men Now Opting for Vasectomy
THURSDAY, Aug. 31, 2023 -- Vasectomies are becoming more common in the United States, with rates surging by more than one-quarter during the past decade, a recent study reveals. The U.S. vasectomy rate increased by 26% between 2014 and 2021,... (Source: - Daily MedNews)
Source: - Daily MedNews - August 31, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vasectomy Rate Increased in U.S. Men From 2014 to 2021
TUESDAY, Aug. 29, 2023 -- Vasectomy rates increased in the United States from 2014 to 2021 among privately insured men, according to a study recently published online in Urology. Zhong Huang, from University of Chicago, and colleagues used... (Source: - Pharma News)
Source: - Pharma News - August 29, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Kenya ’ s Population Growth Decreases as More Women Embrace Modern Family Planning
Pharmacists, like Christine Atieno​ from Mediway Healthcare and doctors say women and men in Kenya are more open to contraceptive use now. CREDIT: Wilson Odhiambo/IPS By Wilson OdhiamboNAIROBI, Aug 28 2023 (IPS) According to a family planning brief, more than 370 million women in middle and low-income countries were finally embracing modern contraception to help curb unintended pregnancies. This statistic suggests that one in every three women from middle and low-income countries use contraceptives today. Africa, which had the lowest number of family planning users in 2012, had registered a 66 percent increase, from 40...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 28, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Wilson Odhiambo Tags: Africa Development & Aid Education Featured Gender Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Population Sustainable Development Goals TerraViva United Nations Women's Health IPS UN Bureau IPS UN Bureau Report Kenya Source Type: news

Planned Parenthood to offer free vasectomies to uninsured young men in mobile van called 'The Nutcracker'
In October, Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri (PPSLR) will perform 100 free vasectomies for uninsured and underinsured patients. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 25, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Vasectomy Procedures In Chapel Hill North Carolina
Dr Zerden is offering one of the newest vasectomy procedures. Learn more about his unique approach to minimally invasive vasectomy. The post New Vasectomy Procedures In Chapel Hill North Carolina appeared first on A Personal Choice. (Source: Tubal Ligation Reversal News)
Source: Tubal Ligation Reversal News - August 21, 2023 Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Dr. Monteith Tags: Uncategorized Vasectomy his choice no cut vasectomy minimal invasive vasectomy new vasectomy procedures no needle vasectomy no scalpel vasectomy vasectomy in chapel hill vasectomy in durham Source Type: news

Vasectomies rose by 29% in the three months after the end of Roe
Brothers are doing it for themselves (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 25, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Men Are Expressing Interest in Vasectomy After SCOTUS Abortion Decision
(MedPage Today) -- CHICAGO -- Vasectomy consults more than doubled in the first 3 months after the Supreme Court decision overturning national abortion rights, according to data from one large health system. From June 24 -- the day the Dobbs... (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - May 1, 2023 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Men ARE happy to take contraception, study reveals
Three-quarters of men are willing to take a contraceptive, such as a Pill, when one eventually becomes available. Only condoms or an irreversible vasectomy exist for men currently as birth control. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 12, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vasectomies even safer than reported, doctors say
UK doctors reviewed 94,000 procedures to check for bad complications such as infection. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 12, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Did That Vasectomy Work? Docs Turn to Mailed-In Samples Did That Vasectomy Work? Docs Turn to Mailed-In Samples
As demand for permanent contraception in men soars, a newer approach to semen analysis may make it more convenient for men to confirm whether they are sterile.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 10, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

‘I still have testicles’: TikTok influencers demystify vasectomy after Roe v Wade rollback
Two emojis, a bright orange block of caption and a flurry of hashtags: at first glance, the video looks similar to millions of others on Tiktok - except that the man grimacing on it is comedian Jimmy McMurrin, filming himself while getting a vasectomy. Demand for the surgical procedure has soared…#tiktok #jimmymcmurrin #supremecourt #solidarity #jimmymcmurrins #keithlaue #afp #marcgoldstein #roevswade #katrinewallace (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 10, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Male contraceptive taken shortly before sex shows promise, say scientists
Study in mice suggests drug could temporarily stop sperm moving by blocking critical proteinWhen it comes to contraception, men may finally have a greater choice than a condom or vasectomy, with a study in mice released this week suggesting it may be possible to develop a pill that could be taken shortly before sex.With what some have described as a “global epidemic” of unplanned pregnancies, andsurveys suggestingmany men hold positive views about a potential “male pill”, it seems to be fertile ground.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 17, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Science Correspondent Tags: Contraception and family planning Medical research Men's health Women's health Source Type: news