oral contraception

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Noun1.oral contraception - contraception achieved by taking oral contraceptive pills
contraception, contraceptive method - birth control by the use of devices (diaphragm or intrauterine device or condom) or drugs or surgery
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Katherine Dexter McCormick, an American heiress who used her money and influence to fund research which ultimately led to the development of oral contraception - "the pill" - bringing dramatic changes to women's control over their bodies and subsequently other areas of their lives.
Given the higher cost, greater complexity of triphasic pills in administration, and lack of evidence of a significant benefit of triphasic pills, monophasic pills are currently recommended as the first choice for initiation of oral contraception, by the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.
The findings provide an update to the General Practitioners' Oral Contraception Study of a United Kingdom cohort recruited in the late 1960s.
Lifetime cancer risk and combined oral contraceptives: the Royal College of General Practitioners' Oral Contraception Study.
The age, body mass index, educational status, duration of breast pain, visual analog scale (VAS) pain score (0 to 10), number of births, the use of oral contraception, exercise habits, drinking coffee, black tea (not any herbal or green tea), alcohol, and water, smoking history, and eating of fast food and desserts were examined using a questionnaire (Table 1).
The court heard that in one store, Brown stole 390 tablets and 126 ampules and even stole oral contraception tablets.
A There's a tiny risk of DVT and pulmonary embolism linked to combined oral contraception according to the doses of the two hormones, oestrogen and progesterone.
Legendary journalist Barbara Seaman co-founded the NWHN in 1975, in part due to her investigations into oral contraception's serious health risks and doctors' refusal to take women's complaints seriously.
A prospective, open-label, single arm, multicentre study to evaluate efficacy, safety and acceptability of pericoital oral contraception using levonorgestrel 1.5mg.
Mortality among contraceptive pill users: cohort evidence from Royal College of General Practitioners' Oral Contraception Study.
Established by the Royal College of General Practitioners in 1968, the Oral Contraception Study observed a total of more than 1.2 million women-years.