Male Contraceptive


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A reversible format of hormonal birth control for men under development, which consists of progestin plus a soupçon of testosterone injected every 3-4 months to stop sperm production
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But now, inspired by colourful layered cocktails, researchers have developed a medium-term, reversible male contraceptive.
Hopes for a male contraceptive pill have increased after a trial appeared to be successful with no significant side-effects.
class="MsoNormalThe development of an effective male contraceptive has for a long time been the white whale of reproductive health scientists eager to allow men the same stake in birth control.
A SCOTS university have been given PS727,000 from Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates to help research a male contraceptive drug.
Among currently married women, the most popular modern family planning method is the male contraceptive and female sterilisation (each used by nine percent).More women in urban areas are more likely to use a contraceptive method than women in rural areas, 43 percent versus 29 percent respectively.
CHICAGO--Dimethandrolone, a modified form of testosterone, just might turn out to be the long-sought male contraceptive pill.
Take the male contraceptive pill, which will stop sperm production.
Scientists from the University of Washington have revealed that a male contraceptive pill has been found to be effective, safe, and does not harm sex drive.
'The pharmaceutical industry has been searching for a medicinal drug which can cause temporary infertility so that it can be used as a male contraceptive agent, similar to contraceptive tablets taken by women to prevent pregnancies.'
Historically, there hasn't been much interest from pharmaceutical companies in a male contraceptive. Running clinical trials takes years and is hugely expensive, so it's a risky endeavor when lots of options for female contraception already exist.
The hormonal male contraceptive study in April will test more than 400 couples in various areas throughout the U.S., U.K, Italy, Sweden, Kenya and Chile.