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Disorders of penis development are on the rise and we’re not sure why

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The Conversation, 15/02/2019 By Mark Green and Andrew Pask In prenatal ultrasounds or at delivery, many new parents look between their baby’s legs: the presence of a penis is taken as a strong sign that it’s a boy. For humans and other animals, development of a penis was thought to be driven by “male hormones” (androgens) produced entirely by the testes of the male fetus...

Successful male contraceptive gel trial brings new form of birth control closer

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Guardian, Tuesday 7 February 2017 12.00 AEDT A male contraceptive gel has been found to work reliably in a trial in primates, bringing the prospect of an alternative form of birth control for humans closer. The product, called Vasalgel, is designed to be a reversible and less invasive form of vasectomy and in the latest study was 100% effective at preventing conception. Read more of article here...

Update on male contraceptive development

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It Takes Two: How Men Fit into Expanding the Family Planning Method Mix Contraceptive Technology Innovation (CTI) Exchange,  July 5, 2016 9:22 am The terms “family planning” and “birth control” are synonymous with women’s health and associated with the struggle for equal rights and women’s liberation.  And while the advent of the pill and subsequent advances in contraceptive technology have had...

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