Arrow Poison Might Hold the Secret to Male Birth Control Pill

A study recently published in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry suggests a new and unusual source for a male birth control pill: ouabain, a plant extract that African warriors and hunters traditionally used as a h...

written by
Lila Sahija
Jan 21, 2018
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AuthorLila Sahija

Lila reports on health and science news for The Swaddle. She has loved biology ever since she dissected her first frog in eighth grade, and now has a keen interest in examining human behavior. She also loves animals and takes at least one adventure a year through rural India. Oh, and she bakes a mean German coffee cake.