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21 contraceptive pills in white-blue packaging with a storage case …

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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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Paragraph 218. Dokumentation eines 100jährigen Elends.

170 S., OKt. EA. - Preis: EUR 15,00Dokumente und Zeitungskopien, teilweise sehr kleine Schrift

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MUVS News

Contraception 100 years ago: good start, tragic end

After Mensinga had developed and publicised the diaphragm against fierce opposition – including from his colleagues – many doctors, pharmacists and scientists from all over the world strived to make further improvements. One of these innovations was the “Secura” combined air-cushion pessary from the Wismar veterinarian Dr. Wilhelm Leonhardt…

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.