Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Neglected rural pets pose scabies risk for humans > 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: Neglected rural pets pose scabies risk for humansHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Diet and nutrition Sugar tax too low to work Medical QUIZ: 10 facts and myths about asthma Lifestyle High-tech acne treatments Medical What does the ADHD brain look like? Medical Could grinding your teeth cause headaches? Medical 7 alternative remedies for erectile dysfunction From our sponsors How to care for your vaginal flora Live healthier Hello? » SEE: Interesting facts about hearing loss Earworms: Let it go Is it bad to sleep with earplugs all the time? SEE: Do women hear better than men? The reason why men often appear not to be listening could be because they actually can't hear you. Confident smile? » Acidic drinks can harm your kids' smiles The facts on bleaching your teeth Am I taking good care of my teeth? Why are my teeth stained? We know the rules – brush your teeth twice a day and floss to keep them healthy. But, have you ever wondered what causes those stains that sometimes appear?