Pill could replace vasectomy

Scientists at Monash University in Melbourne say they have discovered a way to make male mice temporarily infertile, which could lead to a male contraceptive pill being available within a decade.

AAP reports that deleting two proteins essential for sperm transport has been found to make male mice temporarily infertile .

“Our technique is good because it’s not hormonal, so males won’t be afraid to take it,” Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences senior lecturer Dr Sab Ventura told the Herald Sun. Continue reading

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