Male birth control pill one step closer to reality, researchers say

Male birth control pill one step closer to reality, researchers say

Women have many choices when it comes to avoiding pregnancy, but men have only two. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 99% of sexually active women used at least one contraceptive method at some point between 2006 and 2010. Here's a look at a variety of birth control methods and how they each work. A male condom is a thin covering worn on the penis during intercourse. It can prevent sexually transmitted diseases, and is about 82% effective at preventing pregnancy. During a vasectomy, a surgeon cuts the vas deferens, the tubes that carry sperm from the...

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