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University of Kansas researchers test male contraceptive gel


January 26, 2020

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas Medical Center is testing a male contraceptive gel that men apply to their shoulders.

The school's research institution is conducting a clinical trial for the contraceptive and searching for couples to participate.

Dr. Ajay Nangia, the center's vice chair of urology, is a collaborating investigator of the study.

"I think what we're finding is in the big picture there's a big need for a male contraceptive," Nangia told the Lawrence Journal-World.

The gel is a mixture of Nestorone and testosterone. Nestorone is a synthetic progestin that blocks...

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