Insurance data reveal that vasectomies are becoming more common in the US
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In the wake of the 2022 Supreme Court ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization that overturned Roe v. Wade, researchers at the University of Chicago set out to investigate whether anticipation of restricted abortion access increased interest in vasectomies in the preceding years ..read more
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UK study finds vasectomies are even safer than reported
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1y ago
Vasectomies are much less likely to cause complications than expected, according to a new UK study reviewing the outcomes from over 90,000 vasectomies performed over 15 years ..read more
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'Snip-snip! Hooray!': TikTok trend dispels vasectomy myths
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1y ago
Squeezing his eyes shut, a man breaks into song while filming himself getting a vasectomy—a TikTok trend helping dispel misinformation about the procedure whose demand has soared following US upheaval over abortion rights ..read more
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Specialist urologists should handle vasectomy reversal cases, says 10-year study
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1y ago
Vasectomy reversals should be carried out by urology specialists with access to appropriate micro-surgical training and assisted reproductive technologies and not general urology surgeons, according to research published in the October issue of BJUI ..read more
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Indonesian district offers cash for vasectomies
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1y ago
A district in Indonesia is handing out cash to civil servants who volunteer for vasectomies -- but the initiative has upset women who fear their sterilised husbands will be more likely to have affairs ..read more
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Cultural norms preventing adoption of vasectomy
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1y ago
Cultural beliefs and norms are making the adoption of vasectomy in Tanzania challenging ..read more
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Half a million American men get vasectomies every year—a specialist explains the easy and reversible procedure
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1y ago
About a half-million men undergo a vasectomy in the United States in any given year. The percentage of men getting them had been dropping for the past two decades, but it looks like those numbers are going up in the wake of the June 24, 2022, Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade ..read more
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Why men as young as 23 are choosing vasectomies in post-Roe America
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1y ago
Connor Speed never imagined he would be asking for a vasectomy at the age of 23, but after the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, he decided to take the plunge ..read more
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Should you get a vasectomy after Roe decision? Doctors explain how it works
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1y ago
Since Roe v. Wade was overturned on Friday and Missouri's trigger ban outlawed nearly all abortion in the state, interest in vasectomies has been on the rise around Kansas City ..read more
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Little evidence that vasectomy raises prostate cancer risk
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1y ago
(HealthDay)—For men who have had or might undergo a vasectomy, there is good news: A major study finds scant evidence that the procedure raises their risk of prostate cancer ..read more
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