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TED VIDEO – Why a male contraceptive pill could reduce abortions

Andrologist John Amory is developing innovative male contraception that gives men a new option for taking responsibility to prevent unintended pregnancy. He details the science in development -- and why the world needs a male pill.

Is a birth control pill for men only a spear’s throw away?

Historically, African warriors used a substance called ouabain to coat spear tips to poison their enemies. But new research has suggested that ouabain may have more of an effect on birth than death. This chemical may now be the key to a new…

Male Contraception Update – Vasalgel Testing Confirms 100% Contraception In Male Primates

In May 2016 we brought you a story on Vasalgel, a promising new non-hormone birth control for men. You can re-read the story here - Is Vasalgel the answer to male birth control? How does Vasalgel work? Unlike the contraceptive pill…
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Is Vasalgel the answer to male birth control?

Non-hormonal male birth control trial underway in 2016 Earlier this year we brought you a story about a possible new male contraceptive device that’s essentially a ‘sperm switch’. This small device is designed to give men the option to…
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Male Contraception – Turning sperm ‘on’ and ‘off’

Could it be possible to switch off sperm flow to prevent unwanted pregnancy? German born carpenter Clemens Bimek believes it can be done and his device, the ‘Bimek SLV’, is set for clinical trials in 2016. Could this be the answer men…