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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A new male birth control pill passed tests of safety and tolerability when healthy men used it daily for a month, and it produced hormone responses consistent with effective contraception, according to researchers at two institutions testing the drug.
Male birth control pills might be released t the market soon as one pill was recently deemed safe for human consumption.
[USA], Mar 26 (ANI): A new male birth control pill passed tests of safety and tolerability when healthy men used it daily for a month, a recent study has found.
Professor Page believes there has been slow progress in the creation of a male birth control pill as currently available forms of testosterone can cause liver inflammation and clear the body too quickly for once-daily dosing, meaning two doses a day would be required.
The research is promising but scientists acknowledge that a male birth control pill is still years away.
One thing both sexes agreed on was an as-yet undeveloped male birth control pill, an idea that proved popular all around.
Adrian Dobs, a professor of medicine and oncology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, says the development of a male birth control pill "would just be revolutionary; similar to when oral contraceptives came out for women."
Male birth control, although a great idea in theory, won't change much.
To date, the only government-approved male birth control methods are condom use and vasectomy (SN: 9/30/00, p.
SCOTS scientists have made a breakthrough in male birth control - with implants that stop the body producing sperm.
.It goes without saying that we're mounting a major campaign to make male birth control the chief medical priority of our time.