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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The researchers say it could be a decade before a male pill is in the market, but they believe there is strong demand from couples.
Others that have previously been on trial have been the male pill and an injection.
Summary: Washington D.C [USA], Apr 21 (ANI): A new study has detailed how a compound called EP055 binds to sperm proteins to significantly slow the overall mobility of the sperm without affecting hormones, making EP055 a potential "male pill" without side effects.
The experimental male pill combines a male hormone like testosterone, and a female hormone like progesterone.
It's a big step forward in the development of the male pill. Our last great advance in male contraception was over 300 years ago with the development of the condom," said senior investigator Stephanie Page, MD, PhD, head of the division of metabolism, endocrinology, and nutrition at the University of Washington, Seattle.
The study's senior investigator and professor of medicine at the University of Washington, Professor Stephanie Page, commented: "DMAU is a major step forward in the development of a once-daily 'male pill'.
The male pill. Apparently it is on its way, available by 2021 in fact.
Anyway, apparently a male pill is now only a couple of steps away.
Would women trust their partners to use a male pill? Hum Reprod.
Surely They Have Got to Be Joking," and "Why Should We Women Surrender to the Tyranny of a Male Pill?" (33) But again, most mainstream articles fail to present empirical evidence for this perception.
There are advances in development of the male pill, but it is still in its early stages.
THE male pill. Doctors should just give up researching this one.