A terrifying future for female fertility – by the man who created the Pill


A terrifying future for female fertility – by the man who created the Pill

A terrifying future for female fertility – by the man who created the Pill

1:46 AM on 28th May 2011

Revolutionary: The contraceptive pill is now 50-year-old

Revolutionary: The contraceptive pill is now 50-year-old

Until Professor Djerassi’s research, no one had been able to convert progesterone — produced during pregnancy to stop the normal cycle of eggs being released by the ovaries, and thus serving as nature’s own contraceptive — into an orally-active form.