Oral contraceptives, replacement oestrogens and the risk of rheumatoid arthritis

M. Hernandez-Avila, M. H. Liang, W. C. Willett, M. J. Stampfer, G. A. Colditz, B. Rosner, R. W. Chang, C. H. Hennekens, F. E. Speizer

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Abstract

Data do not show a protective effect of past use of oral contraceptives or replacement oestrogens for rheumatoid arthritis. A modest protective effect in current oral contraceptive users cannot be excluded.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
JournalBritish Journal of Rheumatology
Volume28
Issue numberSUPPL. ISS. I
StatePublished - Dec 1 1989
Externally publishedYes

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    Hernandez-Avila, M., Liang, M. H., Willett, W. C., Stampfer, M. J., Colditz, G. A., Rosner, B., Chang, R. W., Hennekens, C. H., & Speizer, F. E. (1989). Oral contraceptives, replacement oestrogens and the risk of rheumatoid arthritis. British Journal of Rheumatology, 28(SUPPL. ISS. I).