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Three Infertile Baboons May Mean We’re One Step Closer to 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.

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.

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Better Birth Control for Men: 8 Promising Possibilities

Today, research on male contraception is 50 years behind research on female contraception.

We all, men and women alike, should be demanding better birth control for men.

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Sexual and Reproductive Health: the Year in Review

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.

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Developing New Birth Control Methods for Men, Will It Change the Debate?

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.  

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“You Are A Man. Why Are You Interested in Family Planning?”

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?” 

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Morning Roundup: Arizona Moves Forward on Race/Sex Selection Abortion Ban

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?

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Roundup: Is Male Birth Control Finally on Its Way?

Less frequent than the shot, less permanent than a vasectomy, it’s…the future of male birth control!

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How Green Is Your Birth Control?

A roundup of the most sustainable methods of birth control.

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Male Birth Control: Closer Than We Thought?

A male birth control product comes closer to approval for use in the United States.

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Next Stop for Male Contraception: The Vas Deferens

One of the most promising non-hormonal male contraceptives in the pipeline is a gel that would leave sperm unable to fertilize eggs.

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