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Microchip And Male Birth Control -- Here's The Exciting Future Of Contraception

Male birth control (that isn't a condom) could be available later this year.

Ladies, our days of setting an alarm so we remember to take our trusty little pill may soon be over. We previously introduced you to Vasalgel -- a form of male birth control that blocks sperm from travelling through guys' tubes -- which is expected to hit the market later this year. Turns out Vasalgel might just be the first of several revolutionary contraceptives on the way.

The infographic below charts the history and innovative future of contraception. Microchip birth control may be a thing in just three short years. An intravaginal ring that prevents HIV and herpes transmission -- and prevents pregnancy, of course -- is also in the works.

Check it out for yourself:

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If you have questions about current contraceptive methods, head over to MTV's It's Your Sex Life website for more info on sexual health.