Contraceptives, Oral

Known as: birth contraceptive control pills, birth control pill contraceptive, Contraceptive pills for birth control 
Compounds, usually hormonal, taken orally in order to block ovulation and prevent the occurrence of pregnancy. The hormones are generally estrogen or… (More)
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1935-2018
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2017
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2017
Hepatocellular adenomas are benign tumors with two major complications, bleeding and malignant transformation. The overall… (More)
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2017
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2017
BACKGROUND Uterine fibroids (UFs) are the most common neoplasm affecting women that can cause significant morbidity and may… (More)
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2017
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2017
OBJECTIVE To study the association between hormonal exposures and disease onset in a cohort of women with neuromyelitis optica… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Oral contraceptives are rarely prescribed for women with systemic lupus erythematosus, because of concern about… (More)
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2002
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2002
BACKGROUND It is uncertain whether the use of an oral contraceptive increases the risk of breast cancer later in life, when the… (More)
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1999
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1999
OBJECTIVE Results from animal and human studies suggest that disregulations of the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis are… (More)
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1998
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1998
BACKGROUND Women with mutations in either the BRCA1 or the BRCA2 gene have a high lifetime risk of ovarian cancer. Oral… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
OBJECTIVE To test whether use of combined oral contraceptives containing third generation progestogens is associated with altered… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
We investigated whether the occurrence of venous thrombosis in young women who use oral contraceptives might be explained by the… (More)
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1973
Highly Cited
1973
Data obtained from the 1970 National Fertility Study are analyzed to determine the incidence of contraceptive failure according… (More)
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