A second challenge, for the male contraception, is that the hormones they normally rely on are quickly metabolised by the liver, meaning that it’s difficult to package the drugs in a pill form. Again, it is worth noting that most of men on the trial said they would be happy to go forward with the injection method. … [Read more...] about Contraceptive jabs for men may work – but what about the male pill?
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“One of the great things about the monkey model is that the male reproductive tract is very similar to humans and they have even more sperm than humans do,” said VandeVoort. “Chances are, it’s going to be effective in humans.” … [Read more...] about Successful male contraceptive gel trial brings new form of birth control closer
And this is where a truly great dinner party movie rises or falls, with its effective grasp of social choreography. It’s what made Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and, more recently, Karyn Kusama’s dread-filled thriller The Invitation so effective. White, and director/frequent collaborator Miguel Arteta, handle the intricacies of the evening without resorting to simple “fish out of water” comedy. The cast are all exquisitely matched, the tension of their interplay simmering throughout, but it’s down to Hayek and Lithgow to duke it out and their intense discussion makes for a fascinating and provocative duel. … [Read more...] about Beatriz at Dinner review – Salma Hayek takes on white privilege in savage drama
It read: 'Hey Britain, heard you just became single, welcome to the club,' while he went on to poke fun at Megxit, after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stepped back from their senior roles in the Royal Family and moved to Canada in January. … [Read more...] about BAFTAs 2020: Host Graham Norton branded ‘awful’ by viewers as he mocks the Joker’s 11 nominations and jokes about diversity controversy in ’embarrassing’ opening monologue
Macron has acted quickly on his pledge to create equality in parliament: he fielded equal numbers of male and female candidates in this month’s election, and appointed a gender-balanced cabinet, with 11 of 22 posts taken by women. Last weekend’s elections returned the highest ever number of female politicians (38.5% of the seats). “We have a female minister of sport who is a former champion” [fencer Laura Flessel holds the record for the most medals won by a French female Olympian]. And I’m glad we have a woman as defence minister, because I can tell my daughter, ‘You can fight even if you are a woman – you can make war, you can make peace, too.’ Now we have four women for every 10 people in parliament. Before Macron, it was two in 10. More women means it’s going to be more unacceptable to catcall a woman if she wears a flowery dress to work.” … [Read more...] about ‘€5,000 would be a deterrent’: the French minister who wants sexual harassment fines