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Health Update: Contraception the warmer way

Mild heating of the testicles every day could prove an effective new form of male contraception, say French researchers in the International Journal of Andrology. They taught nine men to lift and maintain the testicles close to the inguinal canal, in the groin, using body heat to raise the temperature. Over a period of 17 months only one pregnancy occurred among the men's partners, when one man stopped using the method.