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New Hope For Male Birth Control Pill
2012-08-17 07:22:08

Watch the Video: Potential New Male Contraceptive Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There are many contraception options for women, but until now, there has not been much done in the area of contraceptives for males. Now researchers believe that a small molecule that can move past the barrier between blood and sperm into a space where sperm is processed may become the future of male conception. The compound would be the first successful and hormone-free birth...

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2009-04-03 13:35:00

Researchers have uncovered a genetic abnormality that could lead them one step closer to developing a male contraceptive pill.Researchers at the University of Iowa reported their findings in the American Journal of Human Genetics online.Female contraceptives were developed more than 40 years ago, but no similar approach has been developed for males although surveys conducted in by the Medical Research Council Reproductive Biology Unit in the United Kingdom, revealed that men would be willing...

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2004-12-13 08:14:40

The focus is on pills, implants that keep sperm counts at zero HealthDayNews -- The day when men can take a pill or rely on an implant to keep them from fathering a child may only be a few years away, experts say. Even now, "China may actually have a male hormonal contraceptive soon, we just don't know what that 'soon' is -- one to two years, perhaps, we just don't know," said Dr. Vanessa Cullins, vice president for medical affairs at the Planned Parenthood Federation of America. She said...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.