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Male birth control has typically been available in just one form: condoms. Those are about 85% effective at preventing pregnancy.

A new birth-control gel that men rub on their shoulders once a day is being tested in the US

Men rub the birth-control gel on their shoulders once a day, then wear a shirt during sex or shower beforehand because women shouldn't touch the goo.
Scientists are testing a gel-based male birth control in a new clinical trial.

Scientists are testing a new male birth control gel, and some people are furious that it seems more ‘simple and convenient’ than female op...

A large clinical trial is now underway to test out a male birth control in the form of a gel. On social media, some women expressed frustration.

A new form of male birth control is being tested around the world — and men only have to rub it on their shoulders once a day

Scientists are moving forward with a year-long trial of male birth control gel. Men rub a nickel-sized amount of the alcohol-based gel on themselves. The drug works by suppressing a man's sperm levels, and usually takes about eight to 12 weeks to become fully effective.

A male birth control pill that dramatically lowers testosterone levels is moving forward into a 3-month trial

A male birth control pill is moving forward to a phase-2 FDA-approved trial after a group of men tried it for a month. Like women, some men gained weight.

Everyone is raving about male birth control — here’s when it might actually arrive

A male birth control injection appears to slow down sperm production to a crawl, but cultural, bureaucratic, and scientific issues stand in its way.