CLEVELAND — You’ve heard of the Nicotine patch, patches for pain medication, patches to prevent sea sickness. Now University Hospitals is enrolling women in a clinical trial testing a fertility patch that uses electrical stimulation to help get the hormone in the body.
Dr. James Liu is Chair of UH’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He says in people of child bearing age, the brain releases GNRH, or gonadotrophin, a hormone that stimulates the ovaries or testes. The
mimics the way the brain releases the hormone.
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