Home > Lifestyle > Contraception > News 29 April 2019 WATCH: Scientists develop birth control patch which can be mounted on jewellery, and transferred into the skin Scientists at a US university have developed a form of birth control patch which can be transferred into the skin via an earring, wristwatch or a necklace. 0 Related 5 things you probably didn't know about birth control pills Should you actually double up if you missed a birth control pill? Are some birth control methods doomed to fail? A gene variant in women may be the culprit Talk Divorce support » Ask Addiction Expert » Quiz Are you depressed? » Like Health24 on Facebook » Strange sex Get the perfect shave Scientists from the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a novel form of birth control that's literally as simple as putting on an earring.Image credit: iStock NEXT ON HEALTH24X FDA bans e-cig liquid products that look like snacks and candies 2018-09-12 19:00 More: ContraceptionNews advertisement Other news Lifestyle More back-to-back heat waves will come with climate change – and hospitals will be be vulnerable to the public health havoc Medical WATCH: The farmer who cut off his own leg with a pocket knife Parenting Earlier bedtimes help kids fight obesity Diet and nutrition The GAPS diet promises to health-ify your gut and brain Medical WATCH: Where lower back pain begins Lifestyle Moustaches are more than just manly – it’s protecting you against lip cancer From our sponsors Chela-Fer® iron supplement is easy on the gut for better days Effective treatment for ADHD is available Live healthier » Most couples do not get divorced after infertility struggles IVF kids may have higher risk of autism Progesterone gel as good as injection for IVF Fertility treatments tied to higher odds for pregnancy complications For most women who cannot conceive naturally, in vitro fertilisation is very safe and effective, but it may involve a higher risk of complications during pregnancy. Heart health » Another day at the office – thanks to a defibrillator close at hand Statins help the heart, no matter what your age Even the smallest fitness gains could help you reduce the risk of a heart attack 5 women share exactly what it feels like to have a heart attack 'I felt like I had a pill stuck in my throat.'