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Hopes rise for male contraceptive pill breakthrough

Hopes rise for male contraceptive pill breakthrough Trial of once-daily capsule appeared to reduce sperm count with few side-effects A condom factory in Sarstedt, Germany. Researchers say it could be a decade before a male contraceptive pill is on the market. Photograph: Christian Jungeblodt/The Guardian Hopes for a male contraceptive pill have increased after a trial showed a once-daily capsule appeared to work with no significant side-effects. The drug aims to suppress levels of hormones that drive the production of sperm and testosterone [...]