Tag Archive for 'Contraception'

Assorted News and Random Links

by Jason Stotts 1. Last year I blogged about how mohels fellating recently mutilated babies is disgusting, immoral, and led to a number of deaths.  Now these evil bastards are at it again: Herpes Strikes Two More Infants After Ritual Circumcision.  It is time to legally ban genital mutilation of children for non-medical reasons. At the […]

Stolen Paternity

by Jason Stotts This is one of those stories that makes you feel like you’re reading fiction: not just any fiction, but fiction by an author who is very clever and original.  At least, I wish it were fiction.  For the most part it’s a rather common story: boy meets girl, boy and girl have […]

Male Contraception Moving Closer?

by Jason Stotts In a recent Scientific American article, they discuss two new discoveries regarding fertilization of eggs and human seminal activity.  The discoveries are that 1) eggs are surrounded by cells that produce progesterone and that 2) progesterone activates a molecular channel in human sperm called CatSper which floods the sperm with calcium, causing […]

Male Contraception on the Way?

by Jason Stotts The Hindustan Times and the Scotsman (okay, I’m really not sure of these sources here, but they were the best I could find) are reporting that the WHO has been conducting trials on a new male contraceptive jab (shot) that seems to be passing trials with flying colors: The World Health Organisation […]

Male Contraception on the Way?

by Jason Stotts BBC News is reporting that University of North Carolina researchers are having some success using ultrasound to stop sperm production in the testicles for up to six months. Lead researcher Dr James Tsuruta said: “We think this could provide men with up to six months of reliable, low-cost, non-hormonal contraception from a […]