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Now the chemical snip! Male pill works like a vasectomy - but will girls trust men to take it?
Daily Mail ^ | 12/03/2013 | BEN SPENCER

Posted on 12/03/2013 4:38:16 PM PST by SeekAndFind

A scientific breakthrough could finally make a male contraceptive pill reality, researchers said last night. Previous attempts to develop a pill have tried either to alter a man’s hormones or to make his sperm ineffective.

The new technique works like a temporary vasectomy, stopping sperm leaving the body during sex – which scientists say will reassure men concerned that other approaches could affect their long-term virility and libido.

It is also likely to appeal to women uneasy about the female pill’s potential to raise the risk of heart attacks, strokes and blood clots.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Health/Medicine; Science; Society
KEYWORDS: contraceptive

1 posted on 12/03/2013 4:38:16 PM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

MORE HERE:

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/science/Male-contraceptive-pill-may-be-available-in-10-years/articleshow/26800185.cms

Male contraceptive pill may be available in 10 years

EXCERPT:

Scientists have taken a giant leap towards creating the world’s first oral contraceptive pill for men.

Currently, men can only use condom or undergo a surgical vasectomy as the proven form of contraception.

Scientists now say that a male contraceptive could be on the horizon - within 10 years after they identified a novel way to block the transport of sperm during ejaculation. Researchers from University of Melbourne and the University of Leicester, UK, collaborated on the study.

Publishing their results on Tuesday, scientists have found that complete male infertility could be achieved by blocking two proteins found on the smooth muscle cells that trigger the transport of sperm.


2 posted on 12/03/2013 4:39:41 PM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Men could also use my personality. It seems to work well.


3 posted on 12/03/2013 4:42:29 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: SeekAndFind

PURE science fiction. A future government slips the male contraceptive into the water supply.

Never could happen here.


4 posted on 12/03/2013 4:43:26 PM PST by DManA
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To: DManA

You mean saltpeter?


5 posted on 12/03/2013 4:44:11 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet ("Of the 4 wars in my lifetime none came about because the US was too strong." Reagan)
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To: SeekAndFind

Nano MAN-icals.


6 posted on 12/03/2013 4:45:11 PM PST by DManA
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To: SeekAndFind

As if the only use of a condom is to prevent unwanted pregnancy.


7 posted on 12/03/2013 4:50:25 PM PST by fso301
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To: SeekAndFind

General Ripper knows they’re just after your precious bodily fluids...


8 posted on 12/03/2013 4:50:41 PM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com/2013/10/04/nicolae-hussein-obama/)
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To: Hardraade

stopping sperm leaving the body during sex

Huh??


9 posted on 12/03/2013 4:52:36 PM PST by Venturer (Keep Obama and you aint seen nothing yet.)
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To: SeekAndFind

No need for this, just register as a Democrat.


10 posted on 12/03/2013 4:53:47 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (What do we want? Time travel. When do we want it? It's irrelevant.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Men will not take it.

They are much more comfortable with women swallowing chemical weapons.


11 posted on 12/03/2013 4:54:05 PM PST by Arthur McGowan
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To: Venturer

It stops the sperm from reaching the ejaculate.


12 posted on 12/03/2013 4:54:08 PM PST by Venturer (Keep Obama and you aint seen nothing yet.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

As I understand the effects of saltpeter, you would know something was going on. If your boys were MAN-icaled you might not suspect.


13 posted on 12/03/2013 4:54:41 PM PST by DManA
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To: Venturer

Like they're going to stop to ask directions??!

14 posted on 12/03/2013 4:59:51 PM PST by Ezekiel (All who mourn the destruction of America merit the celebration of her rebirth.)
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To: SeekAndFind

There are no harmful side-effects. Honest. It’s safer than candy.


15 posted on 12/03/2013 5:00:31 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Who knew that one day professional wrestling would be less fake than professional journalism?)
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To: SeekAndFind
appeals to "...women uneasy about the female pill’s potential to raise the risk of heart attacks, strokes and blood clots."

My eyes bugged out on that one. We've been saying that for decades, and have been called liars for it, and now they just slip that in there, like "everybody knows..."

16 posted on 12/03/2013 5:00:49 PM PST by Mrs. Don-o (To the hard of hearing you shout, and for the almost-blind you draw large and startling figures..)
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To: Ezekiel

Back in the day you just had to put a rock in your shoe.

It made you limp.

Will be here all week...lol


17 posted on 12/03/2013 5:02:54 PM PST by hadaclueonce (Because Brawndo's got electrolytes. Because Ethanol has Big Corn Lobby)
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To: SeekAndFind
...stopping sperm leaving the body during sex – which scientists say will reassure men concerned that other approaches could affect their long-term virility and libido.

It's amazing that some men would believe that a vasectomy (real or chemical) would affect "long-term virility and libido." I had a real vasectomy in 1971 and it had no such effect on me. I'm a sample of one but I've never read of any medical reports to the contrary. Some people have too much imagination.

18 posted on 12/03/2013 5:03:03 PM PST by OldPossum ("It's" is the contraction of "it" and "is"; think about ITS implications.)
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To: SeekAndFind

NO THANKS


19 posted on 12/03/2013 5:06:31 PM PST by S.O.S121.500 (Case back hoe for sale or trade for diesel wood chipper....Enforce the Bill of Rights. It's the Law!)
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To: S.O.S121.500

I DON’T SHOOT BLANKS!


20 posted on 12/03/2013 5:12:44 PM PST by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: SeekAndFind
"Come on Baby, I'm on the pill."

Yeah, that's a turn on.

21 posted on 12/03/2013 5:20:18 PM PST by ToastedHead
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To: SeekAndFind

Nothing the title uses girls vs. men. Not girls and boys, or men and women, but girls vs men. I just picture some older married men making promises to their young girl friends.


22 posted on 12/03/2013 6:31:21 PM PST by ransomnote
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To: Arthur McGowan
Men will not take it.

They are much more comfortable with women swallowing chemical weapons.


Oh yes they will. Some men's biggest fear is their little honey hearing her clock ticking and suddenly having an "oops", or some other such scenario where the woman dishonestly goes off her birth control.
23 posted on 12/03/2013 6:58:11 PM PST by fr_freak
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To: SeekAndFind

Oh, no, they desperately want to get you knocked up and pay out the butt for the next 18 years.


24 posted on 12/03/2013 7:00:07 PM PST by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: OldPossum
It's amazing that some men would believe that a vasectomy (real or chemical) would affect "long-term virility and libido." I had a real vasectomy in 1971 and it had no such effect on me.

You sure? Just imagine what you could have accomplished if you hadn't gotten snipped.You could have been LEGENDARY.
25 posted on 12/03/2013 7:01:33 PM PST by fr_freak
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To: SeekAndFind

If it’s to be successful, it better work better than mine did! :-)


26 posted on 12/03/2013 7:22:20 PM PST by Real Cynic No More (Border Fence Obamacare!)
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To: SeekAndFind
Now the chemical snip! Male pill works like a vasectomy - but will girls trust men to take it?

He isn't the one who gets pregnant.

What do you think?

27 posted on 12/03/2013 7:24:14 PM PST by Harmless Teddy Bear (Proud Infidel, Gun Nut, Religious Fanatic and Freedom Fiend)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

appeals to “...women uneasy about the female pill’s potential to raise the risk of heart attacks, strokes and blood clots.”

Don’t forget increased rates of cancer, particularly breast cancer.

One can not be so stupid a to believe that the ingestion of massive doses of chemical hormones for a period of decades would have no effect on a persons body. But so many women are!


28 posted on 12/03/2013 7:51:26 PM PST by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: fr_freak; Arthur McGowan
where the woman dishonestly goes off her birth control.

Interesting choice of words. So all or almost all men these days expect women they're "dating" (I use that term with a grain of salt) expect women to be on birth control, and these women are "dishonest" if they are not on it?

29 posted on 12/03/2013 7:56:50 PM PST by thecodont
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To: thecodont

They’re dishonest if they claim to be but are not, wouldn’t you say?


30 posted on 12/03/2013 7:58:31 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: thecodont
Interesting choice of words. So all or almost all men these days expect women they're "dating" (I use that term with a grain of salt) expect women to be on birth control, and these women are "dishonest" if they are not on it?

I said "some". I don't know why you changed it to "all or almost all". Also, you apparently misunderstood what I wrote. Women are not dishonest if they're not on birth control. They are dishonest if they SAY they are on birth control, and they aren't. The fear that some men have is that when she decides she wants to get pregnant for whatever reason, she'll simply "forget" to take her pill/get her shot/whatever without telling him.
31 posted on 12/03/2013 8:56:26 PM PST by fr_freak
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To: thecodont

If a woman claims to be on birth control, she is dishonest if she goes off it.

This is, of course, a separate issue from the (im)morality of birth control.


32 posted on 12/03/2013 9:25:12 PM PST by Arthur McGowan
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To: fr_freak

Oh, but you didn’t read the local papers back in the day. The OP’s exploits were legendary! Not a woman in the county was safe.


33 posted on 12/04/2013 4:05:52 AM PST by OldPossum ("It's" is the contraction of "it" and "is"; think about ITS implications.)
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