Regine Kapeller-Adler: (1900-1991)

A “sensational discovery” is what the Neue Wiener Journal (New Viennese Journal) called it, “a significant achievement for gynaecology and obstetrics,” Der Wiener Tag (The Viennese Day). They were talking about a new pregnancy test that had been presented at the Viennese Biological Society at the end of May 1933.


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.


Dirk Wildemeersch MD has died

The tireless developer and genius inventor of contraceptive coils, Dirk Wildemeersch MD, has died. Over years of meticulous work, he developed the Gynefix® coil in 1984: the nylon thread with small copper beads is fixed in the wall of the uterus, and thus the risk of it being expelled without one noticing is very low.


Large Collection of Pill Packs and Coils

Around 1.000 objects are encompassed in a new addition to our collection of contraceptive pills and coils. A large pill manufacturer had collected these in the 1970s all over the world for marketing research purposes.