Researchers at Northwestern University spent the last five years developing a intravaginal ring, which prevents pregnancy, HIV, HPV, and genital herpes.
Patrick Kiser, an associate professor of biomedical engineering and obstetrics at Northwestern, initiated the development of the product to specifically to allow women in developing countries to have more control over their health and bodies.
The ring works similarly to basic contraceptive rings that are currently out on the market. The ring is inserted in the vagina and … Keep Reading!!!
I’m starting a new monthly series about mothers that have changed the world. Whether it be by changing the way we think, the way we live, or the way we treat each other.
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how the word mother gets thrown around to people who are truly not qualified for the title. We tend to focus on these females in our conversations and in the the news media.