Episode 03: Men Pull Out of Study Early And Cause A Controversy

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Original Study Publication: Behre, H. M., Zitzmann, M., Anderson, R. A., Handelsman, D. J., Lestari, S. W., McLachlan, R. I., ... & Festin, M. P. R. (2016). Efficacy and Safety of an Injectable Combination Hormonal Contraceptive for Men. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, jc-2016. http://press.endocrine.org/doi/pdf/10.1210/jc.2016-2141
The Independent article:  http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/male-contraceptive-injection-successful-trial-halted-a7384601.html 
The CNN article: http://www.cnn.com/2016/10/30/health/male-birth-control/
Study about clinical trial termination: Williams RJ, Tse T, DiPiazza K, Zarin DA. Terminated Trials in the ClinicalTrials.gov <http://clinicaltrials.gov/> Results Database: Evaluation of Availability of Primary Outcome Data and Reasons for Termination. Briel M, ed. PLoS ONE. 2015;10(5):e0127242. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0127242. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4444136/ 
NPR article: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/11/03/500549503/male-birth-control-study-killed-after-men-complain-about-side-effects
Texas State U Article: https://star.txstate.edu/2016/11/14/men-need-to-toughen-up-and-take-birth-control/
USA Today Article: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2016/11/01/male-birth-control-study-nixed-after-men-cant-handle-side-effects-women-face-daily/93088124/