male contraceptive

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September 9, 2022

A study that tests a hormonal gel contraceptive for men has enrolled more than 420 couples across the United States, Europe, Africa and South America — and is seeking additional couples to participate.

November 28, 2018

Couples to enroll in yearlong study of pregnancy prevention; UW School of Medicine is one of 3 U.S. clinical sites.

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April 17, 2018

Yes, vasectomy cases spike during the month of the annual U.S. college basketball tourney. Recent UW Medicine-led study also showed financial and regional trends to the men's procedure.

April 16, 2018

Q&A: Fewer procedures today than in 2008 and regional variation are among study findings.


March 20, 2018

An experimental male oral contraceptive—called dimethandrolone undecanoate, or DMAU—combines activity of an androgen (male hormone) like testosterone, and a progestin.

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