BACKGROUND: While parous women are known to be at an increased risk of gallbladder disease, little is known about the effects of other reproductive factors such as breastfeeding, age at menarche and age at menopause. METHODS: The Million Women Study is a prospective cohort study of 1.3 million middle-aged women in England and Scotland recruited from 1996 to 2001. Participants were followed-up by record-linkage for a mean of 6.1 years for admissions to hospital. The adjusted relative risk of h...Expand abstract
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Childbearing, breastfeeding, other reproductive factors and the subsequent risk of hospitalization for gallbladder disease.
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