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contraception achieved by taking oral contraceptive pills

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A prospective, open-label, single arm, multicentre study to evaluate efficacy, safety and acceptability of pericoital oral contraception using levonorgestrel 1.
The World Health Organization: Combined Hormonal Oral Contraception and Risk of Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) https://tinyurl.
For bowel cancer, around one fifth of cases was prevented through oral contraception.
Lisa Iversen, PhD, of the University of Aberdeen (Scotland) led the analysis, which looked at data from more than 35,000 women (from an original cohort of 46,000) and identified 4,661 ever-users of combined oral contraception who had at least one cancer during more than 884,000 woman-years of observation, and 2,341 women who had never used combined OCs but who had at least one cancer during more than 388,000 years of observation (Am J Obstet Gynecol.
In 2014, Americans spent a lot of time, energy, and money arguing about oral contraception ("OC" or "birth control pills")--specifically, who should pay for it.
This study looked to investigate the relationship between oral contraception and female sexual dysfunction in female German medical students.
Oral contraception seems to increase serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and has a positive effect on bone metabolism.
Dr Shan Lin, lead researcher and based at the University of California, San Francisco, said that women taking oral contraception for an extended period "should be screened for glaucoma especially if they have any other risk factors.
With his co-author, family health nurse Margaret Stephenson Meere, Dr Wren reviews the history of HRT, provides an overview of HRT and the development of oral contraception and examines the use and misuse of statistics in research.
The finding may add impetus to an 8-year-old project aimed at making at least some type of oral contraception available to U.
Even hypertensive women who do not smoke were at increased risk, which suggests that there needs to be a shift in how physicians counsel women regarding use of oral contraception, according to Dr.
For younger women, the ease of use and ready availability of condoms and oral contraception appear to make these methods the most common choice given their stage of life.
Check for any contraindications, such as a history of migraine headache with aura or a clotting abnormality (personal or in a first-degree relative) before prescribing oral contraception.
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): A new study has found that glucose and insulin levels are not adversely affected by injectable or oral contraception.