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Birth Control For Men May Finally Be Here

For years ladies have been hogging all the birth control options—the pill, ring, patch, sponge, shot, IUD, cervical cap, diaphragm, just to name a few. But a new procedure called RISUG, in advanced clinical trials in India, may put the ball back in the gentlemen's court.

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RISUG (Reversible Inhibition of Sperm Under Guidance) works by injecting a polymer gel into the vas deferens, killing the sperm as they go by. It has been proven to be 100% effective for up to 10 years and is easily reversible by flushing the polymer out with another injection. It's still a few years away from making it to markets outside India, but that should give musicians time to come up with the sequel to Loretta Lynn's The Pill.