January 15, 2019 – The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies combined hormonal contraception as an unacceptable health risk in the presence of a known thrombogenic mutation but advises against routine thrombophilia genetic testing before initiating combined oral contraceptives (COC’s) on …

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May 31, 2011 – The American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released today the following announcement aimed at physicians, family practices, and patients: ISSUE: FDA is aware of two newly published studies that evaluated the risk of venous thromboembolism …

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