ANGIOGRAPHICALLY VERIFIED CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASE IN YOUNG WOMEN ON ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES WITHOUT PREVIOUS NEUROLOGICAL ILLNESS
- 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...
- The Pill, migraine and stroke. Newson, Louise // GP: General Practitioner;10/19/2007, p43
The article reports that migraine is the most common type of headache in young adults, affecting as many as one in four women in the U.S. It is stated that the potential association between migraine and risk of stroke is an important public health concern, especially in young women who use oral...
- 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.
- What are the options when it comes to OCs? // Contraceptive Technology Update;Feb2010, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p18
The article discusses the selection of the oral contraceptive (OC) Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo for use with 21-year-old nonsmoking female patients, by survey respondents who took part in the 2009 "Contraceptive Technology Updates" Contraception Survey.
- 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.
- COMPARISON OF STROKES IN WOMEN OF CHILDBEARING AGE IN ROCHESTER, MINNESOTA AND BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA. Comer, Thomas P.; Tuerck, David G.; Bilas, Richard A.; Clow, Scott F.; Falero Jr., Frank; Raskind, Robert R. // Angiology;Apr1975, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p351
Focuses on the factors influencing the increase on the incidence of strokes among women of childbearing age in the U.S. Rise on the level of mortality rate; Use of oral contraceptives; Description on the physical condition of the patients.
- 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.
- YOUTH DOESN'T PROTECT AGAINST STROKES. Paturel, Amy // Shape;May2005, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p118
Presents information on strokes in young women.