Male Contraceptives Researched Worldwide

Several male contraceptives are currently being tested in laboratories around the world. One that appears to have received the most attention involves hormonal gels that men rub onto their shoulders. The gels contain testosterone and a synthetic hormone that is similar to progesterone. In a study at UCLA, the men who tested this therapy were found to have a dramatically reduced sperm count. The treatment is reversible. Sperm count returned to normal about 12 weeks after the men discontinued use of the gels. There are several other, different approaches to male contraception being researched, but none are likely to receive FDA approval or be available anytime soon.

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