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A Birth Control Pill for Men is On the Horizon

A Birth Control Pill for Men is On the Horizon

Would you trust a man to take the Pill?

UPI reports that researchers are making big strides in developing birth control options for men that are similar to the hormonal methods that women use. The techniques under study control sperm production, either by lowering sperm count or by preventing the body from letting them mature. Unlike vaesctomies, the effects of both techniques are temporary and readily reversed.

Diana L. Blithe, a program director at the Washington-based National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, is quoted as saying "I think men actually do want to do this."  

Read the whole story at UPI

Would your partner take a birth control pill?

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