We regularly learn about how research is progressing toward creating alternative forms of reversible contraception for men that include pills, shots, or other devices. Despite the flurry of excitement these news pieces generate, it seems we are still quite far from mass-marketed male birth control.
Vasalgel, a new method of birth control currently in development, could block the vas deferens and prevent sperm from ever being ejaculated. A new study on baboons suggests the product works, but we’ve been promised male birth control before to no avail.
We all, men and women alike, should be demanding better birth control for men.
For much of the world, it’s the time of year for family, feasting, present giving, and of course the annual review. They always say if you can’t beat them join them, so here’s Marie Stopes International’s look back at what proved to be a pivotal year in sexual and reproductive health, and a peek forward at 2012.
I wonder if Bill O’Reilly would be so worried about alcohol getting in the way of contraception if men were responsible for birth control.
It happens frequently when I meet someone new. We each say what work we do, and then he or she says, “You are a man. Why are you interested in family planning?”
The AZ House approves a ban on abortions based on race or sex, dismantling Title X and defunding Planned Parenthood may decrease the survivability of cancer, male birth control technology, and working mothers are also making their kids chubby?
Less frequent than the shot, less permanent than a vasectomy, it’s…the future of male birth control!
A roundup of the most sustainable methods of birth control.
A male birth control product comes closer to approval for use in the United States.