(London Independent) Scientists are conducting the world's first clinical trials on a drug to treat paedophiles before they sexually abuse children.
Researchers are appealing through a British science crowdfunding platform to raise enough money to carry out a full study on the drug.
The drug, called degarelix, is normally used to treat prostate cancer but was found to have the side effect of reducing sexual arousal.
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It dramatically lowers levels of the male sex hormone testosterone and lasts between three and four months.