Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: 15 astounding facts about the human body > Health-in-Motion 08 March 2017 What if men were able to use contraceptives similar to the pill? What if men were able to use contraceptives similar to the pill? It would potentially enable women and men to share the responsibility for birth control more equally. A new study has found that a hormone jab that dramatically lowers men’s sperm count is almost 96% effective in preventing pregnancy, making it “far better than the condom” and putting it “in the same ballpark as the pill”. While promising, the combination of hormones used resulted in unacceptable side-effects, including depression and increased libido, sending researchers back to the drawing board for now. 0 More: Daily Dose: 15 astounding facts about the human bodyHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Fitness From obesity to a 100-miler running machine! News NSFW: Man with world’s biggest penis now ‘disabled’ News 10 freak accidents that killed people Diet and nutrition 5 healthier ‘adult’ ice lollies to eat if you’re watching your weight Medical Health dept on alert: This is why 800 000 homes are being fumigated News QUIZ: What would you do in these 7 emergencies? From our sponsors Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher! Live healthier Watch out! » Gross fungal infections you can pick up at the gym You go to gym to exercise. But make sure the only thing you pick up is a dumbbell and not one of these gross fungal infections. Holiday health » Your 10-step asthma holiday checklist Don’t let asthma ruin your summer holiday. Whether you are travelling or embracing the summer at home, make sure you plan ahead.