Tag: hormonal contraception

Oral Contraceptives, Sans Beta Blockade, Raise SCD Risk in LQTS

Contemporary oral contraceptives (OC) in general don’t seem to worsen the risk for sudden cardiac death (SCD) in women with congenital long-QT syndrome (LQTS), but...

Progesterone Effective in Speeding Recovery From TBI?

Progesterone may have a protective effect against the impact of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) in female athletes when the injury takes place during the...

COVID-19 Impacts Women’s Contraception Choices

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The rate of unintended pregnancies in the United States has decreased...