Monday, November 17, 2014

Oral contraceptive use and mortality after 36 years of follow-up in the Nurses' Health Study: prospective cohort study.

This study found that all cause mortality did not differ significantly between women who had ever used oral contraceptives and never users. When looking at short-term users compared to long-term users, there was a small trend towards increased mortality with oral contraceptive use, which went away after ten years of stopping oral contraceptives.  (BMJ 2014;349:g6356)
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