Oral contraceptive use and fracture risk —a retrospective study of 12,970 women in the UK

ConclusionsThe present study revealed that women without bone fractures were significantly more likely to have had exposure to combined oral contraception, especially where the duration of intake was at least 5  years.
Source: Osteoporosis International - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research

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