Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > 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 NEXT ON HEALTH24X Here's why you have to clear out your medicine cabinet every year 2019-12-17 04:45 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Lifestyle Why does weight gain often come with age? Diet and nutrition WATCH: Intermittent fasting may help you live longer Medical So long 37: Average human body temperature is dropping Medical For kids with asthma, and allergies, new school year can bring flare-ups Fitness How music gives your workout a boost Medical Vaping now tied to rise in stroke risk Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.