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  • birth cont
  • As of 2012, 16% of U.S. women aged 15-44 reported being on the birth control pill, making it the most widely used contraceptive method among women of that age range. (wikipedia.org)
  • Besides, this combined birth control pill is found effective in reducing the risk of cancer of the endometrium and the ovary. (blogspot.com)
  • progesterone
  • However, recent studies based on large population samples suggested that as compared to the previously used medications, current combined oral contraceptives (COC) do not affect periodontal health, possibly related to their lower concentration of progesterone and estradiol. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • moderate
  • It was concluded that the oral contraceptive tested showed a moderate inhibitory influence upon lactation when treatment was initiated at the beginning of the second postpartum month. (nih.gov)
  • patient
  • Ideally, a patient has a psychiatrist managing her mental health care and a primary care physician or gynecologist overseeing her reproductive health needs, including contraceptive management, cervical cancer screening, and routine testing for sexually transmitted diseases. (psychcentral.com)
  • evaluate
  • A multi-national, hospital-based, case-control study was conducted to evaluate the possible relationships of steroid contraceptives to 6 neoplasms. (nih.gov)
  • periods
  • Although some previous studies and anecdotal evidence have suggested that the combined oral contraceptive pill could have an impact on painful periods, a 2009 review of all the available research by the prestigious Cochrane Collaboration concluded that there was limited evidence for pain improvement. (healthcanal.com)