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Updated 02 June 2014

Birth control pill for men promising

A hormone-free drug tested in male mice might someday prove viable for men who want their own birth-control pill, according to new research.

A hormone-free drug tested in male mice might someday prove viable for men who want their own birth-control pill, according to new research.

"The molecule used in this study, JQ1, is a prototype drug," Bradner said, explaining it is not intended for human use. "We have successfully administered the agent to animals by mouth, but notably in this research, JQ1 was injected into the belly of the mice and rats studied."

 
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