Articles in Category: Reproductive health

HPV Vaccine - Understanding Its Importance

on Tuesday, 13 March 2012. Posted in Reproductive health, Know Your Vaccines, Women's Health, Immunization Written By: superadmin

Get yourself immunized against HPV and lead a safe life.

HPV Vaccine - Understanding Its Importance

HPV stands for Human Papilloma Virus and is associated with dangerous illnesses, predominantly in women; such as genital warts and cancers such as cervical cancer, vaginal cancer, vulvar cancer, oral cancer and anal cancer. Vaccines against this virus help in protecting you against infection and hence, reduce risks of these diseases up to a large extent. HPV vaccine is available for adults and should be taken without negligence. It has been observed that HPV does not usually strike women who do not have multiple sexual partners. The risk of infection is higher in people who have multiple partners. Doctors recommend this vaccination in any case as an added protection. HPV is majorly transmitted through sexual contact.

Choosing Wisely For Effective Birth Control

on Thursday, 29 September 2011. Posted in Reproductive health, Women's Health Written By: superadmin

How to choose the most suitable contraceptive?

Choosing Wisely For Effective Birth Control

Is the wide array of birth control choices boggling your mind? Is it getting difficult to make a decision? Here are some tips to help you narrow down to the correct choice.


Safe and effective birth control is an issue that has bothered many couples. While it is easier to choose not getting pregnant; many find it difficult choosing the birth control method that is most comfortable and the safest to use. There are several factors one needs to consider while weighing the pros and cons of all the options available and choose wisely thereafter.

With advancement in medical science; thanks to the countless researches in the field of gynecology, women today have a wide array of birth control methods to choose from. This however, has a flip side too. More the choices, more is the scope for doubt.