11 August 2011

More dangers of birth control

The average person seems to think that birth control is a safe drug, perhaps because of how regrettably common it is, but researchers have announced a study that shows quite the opposite:
August 10, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – While use of the birth control pill raises the risk of deadly blood clots by 500 percent, the risk shoots to over 1,700 percent for U.S. women with a common vein malformation, California researchers have found.

In the study published by the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stanford University School of Medicine’s Dr. Lawrence Hofmann and his team noted that up to 25 percent of the population has a vein malformation or narrowing, known as stenosis, in the left common iliac vein [more].

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