by Eddie Wrenn
PUBLISHED: 07:17 EST, 26 June 2012 | UPDATED: 07:47 EST, 26 June 2012
Male pill? The rub-on lotion can be applied directly to the skin (file picture)
A research team has created a birth control lotion for men that reduces the chance of having children.
The new treatment – simply applied like a lotion – promises to a reversible birth control option in much a similar way.
The Los Angeles Biomedical Research Insititute mixed the male hormone testosterone with a synthetic chemical called Nesterone for the formula, and control tests showed the majority of men ended up …