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  1. Oral Contraceptive Pill and PCOS (Children's Hospital Boston)  
    PCOS: The Oral Contraceptive Pill Posted under Health Guides . Updated 25 February 2014. +Related Content Key Facts PCOS is a hormone imbalance that ... levels in girls with PCOS. What are oral contraceptive pills? Oral contraceptive pills contain two types of ...
  2. Oral contraceptives (birth-control pills) are used to prevent pregnancy. Estrogen and progestin are two female sex hormones. Combinations ... prevent sperm (male reproductive cells) from entering. Oral contraceptives are a very effective method of birth control, ...
  3. FastStats: Contraceptive Use (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... State and Territorial Data NCHS Home FastStats Home Contraceptive Use Data are for the U.S. Contraceptive methods Leading contraceptive method among women aged 15- ...
  4. Progestin-only oral contraceptives are used to prevent pregnancy. Progestin is a female hormone. It works by preventing the release of eggs from ... the lining of the uterus. Progestin-only oral contraceptives are a very effective method of birth control, ...
  5. ... Women with polycystic ovary syndrome taking combined oral contraceptives have greater risk of blood clots Women's Health ... of reproductive age. Treatment consists of combination oral contraceptive therapy. Oral contraceptives, however, are known to increase ...
  6. JAMA Patient Page: Oral Contraceptives (American Medical Association) - PDF  
    ... JAMA PATIENT PAGE| Women’s Health Oral Contraceptives Oral contraceptives, also called for preventing unwanted pregnancy. How Do Oral Contraceptives Work? Most oral contraceptives contain a combination of ...
  7. Truth about Oral Contraceptives and Acne (American Academy of Dermatology)  
    Several Brands Effective Several brands of oral contraceptives can effectively control acne. A few brands have received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treating acne in women. ...
  8. Oral Contraceptives and Cancer Risk From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    1. What types of oral contraceptives are available in the United States today? Two types of oral contraceptives (birth control pills) are currently available in the United ...
  9. Progestin-Only Contraceptives (American Academy of Family Physicians)  
    MENU Return to Web version Progestin-Only Contraceptives What is a progestin-only contraceptive? A progestin-only contraceptive is one kind of birth control pill. It is often called the "mini- ...
  10. Long-Term Oral Contraceptive Users are Twice as Likely to Have Serious Eye Disease 11/18/2013 05:30:00 AM Research shows ... has found that women who have taken oral contraceptives for three or more years are twice as ...
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