Study: ‘Pill’ May Reduce ACL Injuries in Women

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A new study suggests that female athletes might be able to avoid serious knee injuries by taking the pill.

According to a Brown University study, which analyzed 165,000 female athletes in the United States, taking the oral contraceptive significantly reduced the likelihood that a female athlete would suffer knee injuries.

The protective effect of the drug was particularly noticeable in teenage women.

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