Once-a-month birth control pill? Experiment works in animals

Credit: SeattlePI.com- Published on December 4, 2019
WASHINGTON (AP) — Birth control pills work great if women remember to take them every day but missing doses can mean a surprise pregnancy. Now scientists have figured out how to pack a month’s supply into one capsule.

The trick: A tiny star-shaped gadget that unfolds in the stomach and gradually releases the drug.


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Published on December 5, 2019 -  00:30
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