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Male contraceptive jab almost as effective as female pill, trial shows

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Guardian, Friday 28 October 2016 05.00 AEDT A male contraceptive jab has been shown to be almost as effective as the female pill in a trial that could pave the way for men and women being able to share equal responsibility for birth control. In the study, 350 men were given injections of hormones that were shown to dramatically lower their sperm count by “switching off” the male reproductive...

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...

Finger length ‘not a pointer’ for future sexual behaviour

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NHS Analysis, Friday February 6 2015
“How to work out if your partner is cheating on you? Check their fingers,” the Daily Mirror advises. The news comes from research founded on the theory that humans are believed to display two types of mating pattern – one more promiscuous, and the other more monogamous. But have the media misinterpreted the study?
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