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Contraceptives

Contraceptives, oral

compounds, usually hormonal, taken orally in order to block ovulation and prevent the occurrence of pregnancy. The hormones are generally oestrogen or progesterone or both.


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HIV medications – Unaffordable for many Individuals

... drugs do not lie under the budget line of people in various regions, the government is only providing basic education about AIDS and providing contraceptives to promote safer sex. Is this strategy enough to eliminate AIDS from society? These are all for the pre-infected, what about the people ...

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by sheather
Fri Jan 22, 2010 9:11 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HIV medications – Unaffordable for many Individuals
Replies: 2
Views: 1864

Geometric Progressions

... question, but I think that population growth with humans can be impacted largely by culture. If a society has a culture that encourages the use of contraceptives, and discourages having lots of children, then you'll likely see population growth stabilize.

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by AstusAleator
Mon Aug 27, 2007 11:53 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Geometric Progressions
Replies: 14
Views: 7736

Human as a monogamous species...

... on dolphins once. It said that the only animals that have sex for fun are humans and dolphins. But, mithril pointed out very well those contraceptives: we do it only for fun and only a few times in our lives to procreate

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by MrMistery
Sat May 21, 2005 10:10 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Human as a monogamous species...
Replies: 14
Views: 11196

Human as a monogamous species...

Well, we have contraceptives so we can do it for non-procreational purposes. For any other specie, once they have sex, a baby will likely be produced. Also note sexual behavior is different for k and r species.

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by mith
Sat May 21, 2005 2:43 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Human as a monogamous species...
Replies: 14
Views: 11196


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