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oral contraceptive:

see birth controlbirth control,
practice of contraception for the purpose of limiting reproduction. Methods of Birth Control

Male birth control methods include withdrawal of the male before ejaculation (the oldest contraceptive technique) and use of the condom, a rubber sheath
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oral contraceptive

[′ȯr·əl ‚kän·trə′sep·tiv]
(pharmacology)
Any medication taken by mouth that renders a woman nonfertile as long as the medication is continued.
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In her study of 226 adolescent females, oral contraception decreased reports of negative mood by 27% over time and increased positive mood by 32% over time, relative to reports from subjects not on oral contraception.
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Women who choose to use oral contraception -- one of the most convenient and effective forms of contraception -- need to take the medication precisely as directed, every day, at the same time each day, to effectively prevent pregnancy.
The findings come from the Royal College of GPs oral Contraception Study - one of the world's largest investigations into the health effects of the Pill.
The results showed that in the longer term, women who used oral contraception had a significantly lower rate of death from any cause, including heart disease and all cancers (notably bowel, uterine body and ovarian cancers) compared with never users.
You see, in the past scientists have tried to reduce numbers by programmes of sterilisation and even oral contraception while not too long ago there was a shilling reward for every grey squirrel tail.
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As such, they already have clinical skills and expertise that can help them provide information and advice to women to ensure the appropriate use of oral contraception.
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Oral contraception was first available in the UK in 1961.