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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. 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, ...
  4. FastStats: Contraceptive Use (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... this? Submit What's this? Submit Button NCHS Home Contraceptive Use Recommend on Facebook Tweet Share Compartir Data are for the U.S. Leading contraceptive method among women aged 15-29: Pill Percent ...
  5. Oral Contraceptives and Cancer Risk From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    Oral Contraceptives and Cancer Risk On This Page What types of oral contraceptives are available in the United States ...
  6. ... 2010 Releases NOV 18, 2013 Long-Term Oral Contraceptive Users are Twice as Likely to Have Serious ... has found that women who have taken oral contraceptives for three or more years are twice as ...
  7. ... 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 ...
  8. 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 ...
  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. Depo-Provera: An Injectable Contraceptive (American Academy of Family Physicians)  
    ... Return to Web version Depo-Provera: An Injectable Contraceptive Depo-Provera: An Injectable Contraceptive What is Depo-Provera? Depo-Provera (medroxyprogesterone acetate) ...
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