(STUDY FINDS) – A contraceptive pill for men may be on the horizon after a new treatment prevented male mice from getting females pregnant. The non-hormonal drug offers hope of expanding birth control options for men and their partners.
Researchers say clinical trials for humans could begin within six months.
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“Scientists have been trying for decades to develop an effective male oral contraceptive, but there are still no approved pills on the market,” says lead author Abdullah Al Noman, a graduate student at Minnesota University, in a media release.