Researchers have developed a pill that controls pregnancy if eaten only one day a month. They say it will be another opportunity for women. After swallowing the pill, it stays in the stomach for several weeks, slowly releasing hormones that can prevent pregnancy.
It is specially formulated so that it is not immediately digested by the acid secreted in the stomach. Funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, an American team tested the drug on pigs. The drug is expected to be tested in humans in a few years.
Birth control pill How effective is the tablet? The usual pill or combination oral contraceptive is used by millions of women around the world. They are 99 percent efficient. This means that only one in a hundred women will become pregnant. But studies show that half of those who use it sometimes forget to take it or take it at the wrong time. So it is considered to be 91 percent efficient.
This means that every year, 9 women who use it become pregnant. Malignant birth control pills for long days are already in circulation. Twice a month injections or once a week change card sticking.
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