COMPARISON OF STROKES IN WOMEN OF CHILDBEARING AGE IN ROCHESTER, MINNESOTA AND BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA
- Oral contraceptives and the risk of ischemic stroke. // Life Extension;Jan2003, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p79
Examines the increased risk of blood clots in women taking oral contraceptives. Risk factors for ischemic stroke; Comparison between the risks associated with the third-generation and second generation oral contraceptives; Examination of women with vascular diseases.
- Serum Amylase and Lipase Activities in Normal Pregnancy: A Prospective Case-Control Study. Karsenti, David; Bacq, Yannick; Bréchot, Jean-François; Mariotte, Nicole; Vol, Sylviane; Tichet, Jean // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Mar2001, Vol. 96 Issue 3, p697
OBJECTIVE: The diagnosis of acute pancreatitis during pregnancy is usually based on the association of upper abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting, and elevated serum amylase or lipase activities. The changes in these enzymatic activities have not been clearly established during normal pregnancy....
- SEASONALE (SEE-zuh-nal). // Drug Topics;11/3/2003, Vol. 147 Issue 21, p34
Provides information on the oral contraceptive Seasonale in the U.S. Citation of contraindications; Tips for missing a dose; Warning against taking pill by pregnant women.
- ANGIOGRAPHICALLY VERIFIED CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASE IN YOUNG WOMEN ON ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES WITHOUT PREVIOUS NEUROLOGICAL ILLNESS. Jacobs, George B.; Foer, Warren H.; Ladenheim, Jules C.; Pillone, Peter R. // Angiology;Oct1971, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p511
We have reported 3 cases of angiographically verified cerebro vascular disease in previously healthy young females following the use of oral contraceptives. Analysis of these cases strongly implicates the oral contraceptives as the causative factor.
- Pill-related stroke risk is low, especially if users lack... Hollander, D. // International Family Planning Perspectives;Mar97, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p42
Presents information on a study which concluded that the risk of stroke associated with the use of oral contraceptives is largely determined by the users' other risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Who conducted study; Countries of concentration; How study was conducted; Different strokes...
- Oral contraceptives and stroke: findings in a large prospective study. Vessey, M.P.; Lawless, M.; Yeates, D. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);9/1/1984, Vol. 289 Issue 6444, p530
Investigates the influence of oral contraceptives on stroke. Changes in contraceptive methods, hospital referrals and deaths; Application of brain scanning; Indication of the other factors of stroke.
- Oral Contraceptives and Nonfatal Stroke in Healthy Young Women. Jick, Hershel; Porter, Jane; Rothman, Kenneth J. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jul78, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p58
Presents a study which provided evidence that oral contraceptives increase the risk of nonfatal stroke in healthy young women. Primary diagnosis for the control women; Explanations for the higher estimate of the relative risk for oral contraceptive users derived from the data than that of...
- Study refutes the connection between OCs and stroke. Ferraro, Julia // RN;Jan97, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p16
Presents a study refuting the connection between the use of oral contraceptives and stroke. Odds ratio for ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke for women using oral contraceptives.
- Oral contraceptives do not raise mortality. // Modern Medicine;Oct94, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p67
Presents a summary of the article `Oral Contraceptive Use and Mortality During 12 Years of Follow-Up: The Nurses' Health Study,' by G.A. Colditz, from the `Annals of Internal Medicine,' dated May 15, 1994. Findings which suggest that using oral contraceptives is safe and does not cause...