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Contraception for men

No need to feel cut up

If you’re a bloke and you’ve ever suffered a glancing blow to the trouser furniture while playing sport, you’ve experienced more pain than you will from a vasectomy.

Beyond condoms and the snip

For now, men who want to do their part for birth control have meagre choices: A vasectomy - meant to be permanent - and condoms.

Condom is still tops: research

Condoms remain the best solution to reducing risks of acquiring sexually transmitted infections or transmitting these infections, says researchers.

Shortcut to the future

A vasectomy is the most grown-up thing a man can do. Here’s the honest account on the pros and cons of the “snip”, as experienced and written by a medical journalist.

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Harry, did you remember to take the pill?

Two thirds of men would be prepared to take an oral contraceptive and 36 percent would be prepared to have contraceptive injections, a survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation has found.

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