Hospital Blames Contraceptive Phone App for Pregnancies

Male birth control gel study: Clinical trial tests new contraceptive

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The contraception, in the form of a gel, is applied to the man's shoulders. The study looks at whether application of the gel can prevent pregnancy for a year. 

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The trial is being conducted jointly by the Population Council, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, and the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute. 

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According to a news release from UW, studies have shown that more than half of men would use a male contraceptive if it is reversible and uncomplicated. 

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