Benefits of birth control pills

Besides revolutionizing sexualualidad of women and allow them to plan their lives, the pill has other benefits. According to researchers at the Medical Center of Duke University, the risk of ovarian cancer is reduced by up to 50% when taken the contraceptive pill containing the hormones estrogen and progestin.

In addition, the researchers argue that when a woman swallows pills with high levels of progestin, the risk of contracting the disease is reduced by 50%. The conclusion of this study is that oral contraceptives protect against ovarian cancer, and that the protective effect of progestin is a scientific result that could lead to the development of new drugs against ovarian cancer.

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