Skip to comments.Scientists Closer to Birth Control Pill for Men
Posted on 08/17/2012 12:46:32 PM PDT by Olog-hai
Scientists may be one step closer to a birth control pill for men.
A drug dubbed JQ1 swiftly stunted sperm production in male mice, a new study found. And like the female birth control pill, its fertility-fighting effects on were completely reversible.
"We have only observed full recovery of fertility in treated males," the researchers from Baylor College of Medicine wrote in their study, published today in the journal Cell. "We envision that our discoveries can be completely translated to men, providing a novel and efficacious strategy for a male contraceptive."
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Male birth-control is the medical equivalent of the electric car — the gender-turnaround makes liberals feel warm-and-fuzzy ... but nobody actually wants to buy it.
“Trust me, I’m on the Pill for Men”?
1. I don’t think many intelligent women would believe that.
2. I don’t see much benefit in an option that increases the spread of disease for those engaged in casual sex.
3. Within marriage, I think people are happier if the person who gets pregnant when something goes wrong is responsible for taking the pill if that is the option of choice.
They’ve already got a birth control pill for men: Flomax. Take as directed, and you can pee pretty good, but not squirt. Any takers?
You put it in your shoe.
If the woman points and giggles, that usually works.
The hope of single men of all ages, from 15 to 70.
This will cause a total disruption in the power balance in dating, females will be forced to change, to regain any control.
Heh! Proscar does that too! I finally decided that interrupted sleep was better than the alternative.
If woman believe that the guy actually took it.
“Yeah baby, I got it covered...”
what about the risks of a chemically stunted sperm managing to reach the egg and do the deed?
I can hear this conversation between a husband and wife.
Wife : Im pregnant
Husband: Ive been taking my pill everyday.
Husband: Who have you been sleeping with?
Trial lawyers need the work.
The hard part is shoving upline into the bladder.
Stare at this picture for 10 seconds...no blinking!
Works every time!
I just showed up here to see if anyone posted a Helen Thomas pic yet.
I was sure it was about her.
Birth Control for Men = Women.
The Chinese came out with a male pill several years ago: gossypol. Here's what it does:Nausea, emesis, anorexia, diarrhea, altered taste sensation, small intestine obstruction, and fatigue have been recorded in clinical trials. The irreversible effects of gossypol on male fertility have been well documented, as has the incidence of hypokalemia. (http://www.drugs.com/npp/gossypol.html)
Don't say you weren't warned.
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