Soon women may not be the only ones using birth control

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - 6:11am

A birth control pill for men? It could be a reality soon, along with other birth control options such as creams and injections. The difficult part is that men produce one thousand sperm a second, but researchers have found a hormone-free way to stop sperm production. They're using a drug treatment that targets proteins critical for the process. The best part is, it's reversible. When test mice were taken off the drug treatment, they became fertile again.


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