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A vasectomy is a surgical procedure that makes a man sterile, or unable to get a woman pregnant. It is generally considered to be at least as effective as female sterilization and is simpler to perform, safer, and less costly. A vasectomy is done by blocking the tube, called the vas deferens, through which sperm normally pass from each testicle on the way to the seminal vesicle, forming semen.
Birth control method for men by gene editing

Birth control method for men by gene editing

Prostate cancer screening reduces cancer deaths finds new analysis

Prostate cancer screening reduces cancer deaths finds new analysis

Reducing DVT and leg ulcers through personalized compression socks

Reducing DVT and leg ulcers through personalized compression socks

Male contraceptive proves effective at preventing pregnancy amongst monkeys

Male contraceptive proves effective at preventing pregnancy amongst monkeys

Men have positive attitude towards new male contraceptive, study finds

Men have positive attitude towards new male contraceptive, study finds

Revised prostate cancer guidelines did not reduce usage of PSA tests, study finds

Revised prostate cancer guidelines did not reduce usage of PSA tests, study finds

New study shows female urologists perform more surgeries on women than male counterparts

New study shows female urologists perform more surgeries on women than male counterparts

UCLA urologist debunks 5 common myths about vasectomies

UCLA urologist debunks 5 common myths about vasectomies

Age, race and family history are the biggest risk factors for prostate cancer, new research suggests

Age, race and family history are the biggest risk factors for prostate cancer, new research suggests

Novartis announces FDA approval of Odomzo (sonidegib) 200 mg capsules for treatment of laBCC patients

Novartis announces FDA approval of Odomzo (sonidegib) 200 mg capsules for treatment of laBCC patients

MES announces worldwide release of new automated sperm quality analyzer

MES announces worldwide release of new automated sperm quality analyzer

Robert B. Kiningham receives Founders' Award at 2015 AMSSM Annual Meeting

Robert B. Kiningham receives Founders' Award at 2015 AMSSM Annual Meeting

Vasectomy associated with small increased risk of prostate cancer

Vasectomy associated with small increased risk of prostate cancer

Chesapeake Urology for Kids introduced for pediatric care

Chesapeake Urology for Kids introduced for pediatric care

Celgene subsidiary presents REVLIMID study results on lymphoma at ASH annual meeting

Celgene subsidiary presents REVLIMID study results on lymphoma at ASH annual meeting

Celgene to discontinue treatment with REVLIMID in phase III ORIGIN trial

Celgene to discontinue treatment with REVLIMID in phase III ORIGIN trial

Phase III study: REVLIMID meets primary endpoint in patients newly diagnosed with multiple myeloma

Phase III study: REVLIMID meets primary endpoint in patients newly diagnosed with multiple myeloma

Adverse fetal growth, exposure to maternal smoking correlated with lower measures of sperm quality

Adverse fetal growth, exposure to maternal smoking correlated with lower measures of sperm quality

European Commission amends marketing authorisation for Celgene's REVLIMID

European Commission amends marketing authorisation for Celgene's REVLIMID

Celgene receives FDA approval for POMALYST to treat multiple myeloma

Celgene receives FDA approval for POMALYST to treat multiple myeloma