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Hoshiai H, Uehara 5, Nagaike F, Momono K, Mon R, Suzuki M, Lin YC (1981) Mechanism of action of gossypol as a male contraceptive agent in rats I.
This evidences of early sexual activity among adolescents, low awareness and limited access to contraceptive agents," the document says.
In its recent visioning statement to identify research priorities, NICHD marked the development of novel male and nonhormonal contraceptive agents as a goal for scientists to achieve within the next decade.
Segal, who led the team that developed Norplant, Jadelle, Mirena and other long-lasting contraceptive agents that are used by more than 120 million women around the world and who promoted the idea that women did not have to have monthly menstrual cycles, died Oct.
Obesity and combination oral contraceptive agents are independent risk factors for venous thromboembolism (VTE).
Recently, it has been used in Western Medicine for menopause, contraceptive agents, to increase progesterone levels and fertility.
However, a recent study showed that runners taking oral contraceptives have lipid profiles similar to those of runners not taking hormonal medications, suggesting that exercise may offset the adverse effects of oral contraceptive agents on lipid levels.
It does not prescribe or refer for contraceptive agents, sterilizations, abortions, or artificial reproductive technologies.
Forbes is also developing innovative fermentation technology that converts plant sterols into pharmaceutical fine chemicals, essential in the production of various pharmaceutical steroids such as contraceptive agents and anti-inflammatories.