March 27th 2023
In a recent study, the risk of developing breast cancer was greater in women with current or recent use of progestogen-only contraceptives.
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Effectiveness of contraceptive counseling strategiesJanuary 8th 2020
Counseling strategies that target women initiating a contraception method, including structured counseling on side effects, tend to increase contraceptive continuation, according to research from BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health.
Follow-up care and continuation rates for long-acting reversible contraceptivesNovember 7th 2019
Continuation rates for long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARC) were high in a group of adolescent and young adult (AYA) women, according to a retrospective chart review in the Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology.
Oral contraceptives and concurrent depressive symptomsNovember 7th 2019
A JAMA Psychiatry prospective cohort study found that scores for depression were higher among younger adolescents who used oral contraceptives (OCs) than those who did not, but the connection did not remain when all included age groups of the study were combined.
Progestin-only contraceptives and sexual function among first-time usersOctober 24th 2019
A recent presentation at the 2019 American Society for Reproductive Medicine Scientific Congress & Expo compared female sexual function (FSF) in three progestin-only contraceptives (POCs) among first-time users.
Patient-provider communication with the decision-support tool My Birth ControlOctober 14th 2019
A recently published study found that providers are more likely to focus on the patient's contraceptive preferences when the patient has interacted with a contraceptive decision-support tool.