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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 140  |  Issue : 7  |  Page : 58-62

Advances in male hormonal contraception


Center for Protection of Sexual Health, Department of Gynecology & Physiopathology of Reproduction, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Correspondence Address:
Meriggiola Maria Cristina
Department of Gynecology & Physiopathology of Reproduction, Center for Protection of Sexual Health, University of Bologna, S. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 13, Bologna
Italy
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Contraception is a basic human right for its role on health, quality of life and wellbeing of the woman and of the society as a whole. Since the introduction of female hormonal contraception the responsibility of family planning has always been with women. Currently there are only a few contraceptive methods available for men, but recently, men have become more interested in supporting their partners actively. Over the last few decades different trials have been performed providing important advances in the development of a safe and effective hormonal contraceptive for men. This paper summarizes some of the most recent trials.


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