Oral progestogen-only contraception may protect against loss of bone mass in breast-feeding women.

@article{Caird1994OralPC,
  title={Oral progestogen-only contraception may protect against loss of bone mass in breast-feeding women.},
  author={L E Caird and V Reid-Thomas and W. J. Hannan and S. M. Gow and Anna Glasier},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  year={1994},
  volume={41 6},
  pages={
          739-45
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES A worldwide trend towards increasing life expectancy has meant that osteoporosis is emerging as an important public health problem. The loss of bone mineral density and its restoration in association with a premenopausal but physiological hypo-oestrogenic state may serve as an important model for research into the pathogenesis and prevention of osteoporosis. With this in mind we have undertaken a longitudinal study of changes in bone mineral density over one year in… CONTINUE READING

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