With a contraceptive, which would be given to healthy people, the ‘tolerance’ for unwanted effects is very low. The biggest obstacle, though, is money, Hamlin said. ‘Foundation and federal government grants are almost non-existent for male contraceptives,’ he said. ‘For the tablet, that funding was through philanthropist Katharine McCormick. But we’ve however to discover our modern-day McCormick.’.. Mouse Study Hints in New ‘Male Contraceptive’: – THURSDAY, Oct. 1, 2015 – – A discovery in mice could pave the way to a reversible, nonhormonal form of birth control for men, researchers statement. The findings, published online Oct. 1 in the journal Science, increase efforts to develop the elusive ‘male pill’ – – that is, a trusted but temporary form of contraception for men. ‘It is essential that we find a highly effective and reversible contraceptive option to allow males more control over their own reproductive futures,’ said Masahito Ikawa, the lead researcher about the new study.All rights reserved.. AWHR participates in the Relay FOREVER of Palm Bay event to aid cancer research AWHR was proud to participate in the Relay FOREVER of Palm Bay event on April 6, 2013. Eight AWHR workers participated in the event along with 44 additional teams and a lot more than 600 participants! This particular Relay FOREVER event has raised more than $115,000 for cancer support and research to contribute towards the millions raised nationwide. Relay For Life is the signature event of the American Cancer Society, probably the most well-known charities across the country as they continue to fundraise in a quest for a cure for cancer.