The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Evofem Biosciences Inc.’s Phexxi (lactic acid, citric acid and potassium bitartrate) vaginal gel for the prevention of pregnancy in females of reproductive potential for use as an on-demand method of contraception.

The U.S. Supreme Court considered a bid by Donald Trump’s administration to implement rules allowing employers to obtain religious exemptions from an Obamacare requirement that health insurance that they provide to employees covers women’s birth control.

Amphora has the opportunity to completely disrupt the birth control market with a new viscous and bioadhesive contraceptive.

Bayer shares fell by as much as 5 percent after a California couple were awarded more than $2 billion in the largest U.S. jury penalty over allegations the company’s Roundup weed killer causes cancer.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new protocol for a post-marketing study of Bayer AG’s Essure birth-control device, as the regulator seeks more information on the device’s safety.

Bayer will discontinue the sale of the healthcare company’s birth control product Essure in the United States.

A new study finds that one-third of adults in the United States are potentially at risk of depression due to their medications.

Johnson & Johnson is seizing upon a U.S. Supreme Court ruling limiting where injury lawsuits can be filed to fight off claims it failed to warn women that talcum powder could cause ovarian cancer.

Bayer AG’s Essure birth control implant should carry the strongest safety warning label, U.S. regulators said on Monday, following thousands of complaints about the device. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration also asked the German drugmaker to conduct a post-market study of the device. Essure, acquired by Bayer in 2013, has been the target of […]

(Reuters Health) – Women who suffer from a leading cause of infertility may increase their odds of conception if they exercise and lose weight, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers compared pregnancy outcomes for 150 women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a condition that occurs when the female body makes higher than normal amounts of testosterone […]