[From pill to pill: oral contraception, venous thrombosis and coagulation disorders].

"The pill" (oral contraception) is one of the most frequently used and efficient means of birth control. The pill was developed in the middle of the 1950s, and was prescribed in Europe from the early sixties onwards. Because millions of healthy young women in industrialized societies use oral contraceptives, even rare side effects receive a lot of attention… CONTINUE READING