Scientists Stop Sperm in its Tracks With Ultrasound

By: Meghan Young - Published: May 13, 2010 • References: & psfk
Ushering in a new age of birth control, scientists may have finally found the equivalent to the pills, injections and the like taken by women for men--male contraceptive ultrasounds. Essentially, a blast of ultrasound could potentially stop sperm production for six months at a time.

Researchers at the University of North Carolina have received a $100,000 grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to further their studies on male contraceptive ultrasounds. Creating temporary infertility on the man's part can solve many potential, um, "problems." Stats for Male Contraceptive Ultrasounds Trending: Older & Chilly
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