How The Morning After Pill Ensures That Babby Is Not FormedWe've got a lot of methods of birth control at our disposal, and on principle, we are big fans of all of them, because dang it, family planning is a good thing. Yes, we are fans of things for boring reasons sometimes. Despite our best laid plans, though, accidents still happen. That's why it's always good to have a backstop, and for many women and couples, that backstop is Plan B. Also known as the morning-after pill, Plan B can prevent an egg from ever being fertilized. We repeat, since there's been some confusion...you know what? Just check out the above video from AsapSCIENCE, who once again just knock it out of the park with snappy answers to our stupid questions. Oh, and also brightly colored pictures. We like pictures.Read on...
New Research with Male Birth Control Pill “Shows Promise”According to a PopSci.com report, significant headway may have just been made in research for the male birth control pill. Haim Breitbart of Bar-Ilan University in Tel Aviv has worked to develop a compound that shuts down the reproductive capabilities of sperm. When the compound was tested with sexually active mice, small doses were found to result in one month of sterility, while large doses caused three months of sterility in mice. But what's most notable about this particular breakthrough is that the mice actually continued to have sex, while many attempts at finding the right drug have resulted in significantly lowered sex drives.Read on...