Increase Risk for MS linked to Oral Contraceptives
Utilizing membership data from Kaiser Permanente Southern California, researchers analyzed the health records of 305 women aged 14 to 48 who were diagnosed with MS or its precursor, clinically isolated syndrome (CIS), between 2008 and 2011. The study looked at the women’s birth control use up to three years prior to the onset of MS symptoms.
Overall, researchers found a 30 percent increased risk of developing MS amongst women who had at least three months of oral contraceptive use, compared to a control group of 3,050 women who did not have MS.
To read more about the study, view the Fox News article here
Press + Media
- Print Press Coverage
- TV Press Coverage
- Online Press Coverage
- Foundation Videos
- Foundation Blog
- Press Materials
Topics of Interest
Posted: Aug 12, 2016By: Kristina Marie Dizard When it heals the soul but hurts the body: Finding a healthy balance. ...
Posted: Jan 31, 2017The Race to Erase MS annual event is a celebrity ...
Posted: Apr 01, 2016Held at The Beverly Hilton, The Race to Erase MS ...
Posted: May 12, 2014Please join us for an opportunity to hear from our ...