By Maggie Fox, Senior Writer, NBC News
There are cheap, easy to make and they not only prevent pregnancy but protect against a range of infections, including the AIDS virus. But men often don't like to use condoms and women are afraid to ask them to.
So why hasn't someone figured out how to make one that more people would want to use? The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is putting up $100,000 to try to entice someone to try.
There are few places on earth where condoms are not recognized or not available, the foundation, headed by Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda Gates, says in a statement.
The primary drawback from the male perspective is that condoms decrease pleasure as compared to no condom, creating a trade-off that many men find unacceptable, particularly given that the decisions about use must be made just prior to intercourse, it adds.
http://vitals.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/03 … &pos=6
So who can build a better mousetrap? As long as men refuse to wear them, it may never happen...
by TIMETRAVELER22 years ago
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