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Remote Control Contraception-Birth Control Chip To Hit Markets Soon

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Remote Control Contraception-Birth Control Chip To Hit Markets Soon
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Short Description : A tiny chip implanted under a woman’s skin can deliver hormonal birth control for up to 16 years.

If you could have safe, effective, long-term birth control that you didn’t have to think about, would you jump at the chance?

Developed by MicroCHIPS of Lexington, Massachusetts, is a wireless implant that can be turned on and off with a remote control and that is designed to last up to 16 years and the chip will be implanted under the skin.

this device will begin pre-clinical testing next year in the U.S. The goal is to have it on the market by 2018.

The device measures 20 x 20 x 7 millimeters, and it is designed to be implanted under the skin of the buttocks, upper arm, or abdomen. It dispenses 30 micrograms a day of levonorgestrel, a hormone already used in several kinds of contraceptives. Sixteen years’ worth of the hormone fits in tiny reservoirs on a microchip 1.5 centimeters wide inside the device. MicroCHIPS invented a hermetic titanium and platinum seal on the reservoirs containing the levonorgestrel. Passing an electric current through the seal from an internal battery melts it temporarily, allowing a small dose of the hormone to diffuse out each day.

So far, the chips have been tested in a human clinical trial, delivering osteoporosis medication to post-menopausal women over a one-month period, demonstrating that the technology works, producing no adverse immune reaction, and demonstrating the durability of the chip. The device was implanted using a local anaesthetic, and the procedure took no more than 30 minutes.

To conceive, women turn off the implant with a remote control; another click of the remote restarts it. After 16 years, it could be removed. Doctors could also adjust dosages remotely. Currently, no hormonal birth control lasts over five years.
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