Male pill could be on horizon as trials yield positive results

Scientists behind contraceptive say they have overcome hurdles that have stalled development

A male pill could be on the horizon after early trials showed a once-daily tablet was safe and appeared to work, according to researchers.

The quest to develop a male contraceptive pill has been long and fraught. Men who want a reversible form of contraception have said in surveys that they would prefer a pill to injections or gels, which are also being developed.

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