March 31st, 2006

ronin

[Digg] Sign me right the heck up!

The trial is studying a new male contraceptive, RISUG (Reversible Inhibition of Sperm Under Guidance): a reversible, nonhormonal contraceptive that provides 10 or more years of protection after a 10-15 minute procedure. Researchers received approval this week to begin enrolling additional study volunteers, after a delay of nearly four years.

Elaine Lissner, director of the nonprofit Male Contraception Information Project in San Francisco, says she is not surprised that American men are watching the RISUG trial with keen interest. She emphasizes that the method has the potential to be the first truly affordable, reversible, long-term male contraceptive.


http://www.biologynews.net/archives/2006/03/30/new_male_contraceptive_clears_hurdle.html

I'd like to be put under before some doctor sticks a needle in my nuts, plz! Other than that, this is the best thing since sliced bread.