Voldys

21 birth control pills in a small glass vial. Collected by …

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A tour through our museum

Three rooms show a ramble through the history of contraception from the ancient Egyptians to the methods of tomorrow, woman and man.

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Medical History of Contraception

Vorworte von Robert Latou Dickinson und Christopher Tietze

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MUVS News

The good, good mallow

“A nutritious, crispy sliver, 10 millimetres across, round, and easy to grip by its rough surface – how tantalising does that sound to your ears, dear mallow weevil?”

Of the fulfilled and unfulfilled wishes of a museum

Just now, another of our implored wishes has come true: a simple white-green cardboard box on which is printed 'Anovlar'. 

When can a woman get pregnant? Austrian–Japanese consensus

This very month, October 2019, marks the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Austro-Japanese friendship, trade and shipping treaty of 1869. 

However, this list is forgetting one important area: medicine. 

Ferdinand Peeters (1918-1998)

It is him that we have to thank for the first ever pill in Germany, Anovlar: he investigated, assessed and developed the dosage of a Schering research preparation.