Development of the Pill

  title={Development of the Pill},
  author={C. Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  • C. García
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Abstract: The history of development of the first oral contraceptive reveals the coalescence of scientific and social forces in the late 1950s that led to his major advance in reproductive freedom for women. Improved knowledge of basic reproductive endocrinology, the development of oral compounds by pharmaceutical companies, and careful clinical trials to document efficacy each played pivotal roles in the story. In addition to industry, the National Institute of Child Health and Human… Expand
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