100% effective male contraceptive

That’s right. As posted on the Transhumanity webpage, the BBC recently reported on a 100% effective contraceptive for men. And you don’t even need to remember to take your pills daily. I don’t know if I’d be lining up to take it right now (I’d let some people try it for a few years to see), but then again I (sadly, waah waaah waaaaah) don’t need any contraceptives these days. Here’s the blurb, cribbed from the Transhumanity page:

Male contraceptive 100% effective
October 07, 2003 BBC – Scientists have developed a male contraceptive which was 100% effective and side-effect free in trials. The hormonal treatment is a combination of an implant under the skin and injections – meaning men do not have to remember to take a pill every day. Researchers from the Anzac Research Institute, Sydney, Australia, gave the treatment to a relatively small sample of 55 men for a year – and none of their partners became pregnant. However, it will be some time before the treatment is widely available.

See the full article here.

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