respiratory
Asthma

Oral contraceptive linked to asthma in overweight women


Women who use hormonal contraception for a long time are at an increased risk of developing asthma in middle age if they are overweight or obese, new Australian research shows. The study involving 2,764 perimenopausal women from the Tasmanian Longitudinal Health Study found that body mass index significantly modified the relationship between hormonal contraception (HC) ...

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