Eat healthily and avoid alcohol to treat your PCOS

Infertile women are often so desperate to conceive that they are prepared to make drastic dietary changes, including cutting all carbs, which can wreck havoc on the body, a UK fertility expert said.
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Publication date: Available online 17 July 2018Source: Food Research InternationalAuthor(s): G. Roca-Domènech, R. Cordero-Otero, N. Rozès, M. Cléroux, A. Pernet, R. Mira de OrduñaAbstractStrains of Schizosaccharomyces pombe are being increasingly investigated with regards to their grape winemaking potential either in combination with the typical production yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, or in monoseptic fermentations. Their ethanol tolerance and ability to degrade L-malic acid is oenologically convenient but contrasts with the comparatively high acetic acid and acetaldehyde formation potential...
Source: Food Research International - Category: Food Science Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 July 2018Source: Radiation Physics and ChemistryAuthor(s): Avinash Singh, M.C. RathAbstractThe dynamics of radiolytic formation of CdSe quantum dots in aqueous solution containing equimolar ammoniated cadmium sulphate, Cd(NH3)4SO4 and sodium selenosulphate, Na2SeSO3 as precursors for Cd and Se respectively, have been investigated in the presence of different aliphatic alcohols, namely methanol, ethanol, 1-propnaol, 2-propanol or 1-butanol by electron pulse radiolysis studies. The mechanism of CdSe quantum dots formation was studied in N2O saturated aqueous solutions to investigate the ...
Source: Radiation Physics and Chemistry - Category: Physics Source Type: research
Men  hoping to become fathers are often advised to avoid alcohol for fear of harming their fertility. But a study suggests a few small beers a week or bottle of wine may actually help men start a family.
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Publication date: 1 May 2018Source: Journal of Energy Chemistry, Volume 27, Issue 3Author(s): A.M. Patil, A.C. Lokhande, P.A. Shinde, J.H. Kim, C.D. LokhandeAbstractIn present work, the vertically aligned NiS nano-flakes composed thin film is prepared by anionic exchange process in which hydrothermally prepared Ni(OH)2 is used as a parent thin film and Na2S as a sulfide ion source. This synthesis process produced fully transformed and shape-controlled nano-flakes of NiS from nano-flowers of Ni(OH)2. The electrochemical supercapacitor properties of NiS electrode are studied with cyclic voltammetry (CV), galvonostatic charge...
Source: Journal of Energy Chemistry - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 July 2018Source: Inorganica Chimica ActaAuthor(s): Wassila Aboura, Tayeb Benabdallah, Fan Zhang, Bruno TherrienAbstractThe Schiff-base 5-methyl-4-{(pyridin-2-ylmethylene)amino}-4H-1,2,4-triazole-3-thiol (L-H) reacts in alcoholic solution (methanol, ethanol, isopropanol) at room temperature with the dinuclear precursor [(η6-MeC6H4Pri)RuCl2]2 to give a series of neutral complexes of the general formula (η6-MeC6H4Pri)Ru(L-OR) (R = Me, 1; R = Et, 2; R = Pri, 3). In these complexes, the Schiff-base ligand coordinates to the arene ruthenium unit in a S,N,N-tridentate fashion and conc...
Source: Inorganica Chimica Acta - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
AbstractSTUDY QUESTIONIs maternal polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) associated with developmental delays in offspring?SUMMARY ANSWEROffspring of mothers with PCOS were at higher risk of failure on the Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ).WHAT IS KNOWN ALREADYThere is growing evidence that offspring of mothers with PCOS may be at higher risk for developmental disorders due to potential exposure to hyperandrogenism and insulin resistance. Few studies exist regarding maternal PCOS and early childhood development in the USA.STUDY DESIGN, SIZE, DURATIONThe Upstate KIDS Study is a population-based prospective cohort study of inf...
Source: Human Reproduction - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
Abstract We investigated the prevalence of smoking and factors associated with smoking in infertile Korean women. Smoking status, education, occupation, personal habits, past medical history, current illness, stress level, and menstrual characteristics were collected from self-report questionnaires. The Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) was used to assess the degree of depression. Data on the causes of infertility and levels of six reproductive hormones were collected from medical records. Among 785 women less than 42 years of age, the prevalence of current, secondhand, past, and never smokers were 12.7%, 45.7%, 0.9...
Source: J Korean Med Sci - Category: Journals (General) Authors: Tags: J Korean Med Sci Source Type: research
DiscussionPolycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects 6-8% of reproductive-age women making it the most common endocrinopathy in this age group. There is no consensus on the specific diagnostic criteria for PCOS in adolescents as many of the characteristics overlap with normal adolescent physiology. However, patients should have evidence of hyperandrogenism, oligo- or amenorrhea, and potentially polycystic ovaries. PCOS has a genetic component although a specific gene has not been identified. Incidence of PCOS is 20-40% for a woman with a family history. Hyperandrogenism Androgen levels change during puberty therefore actual ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
Polycystic ovary syndrome represents 80% of anovulatory infertility cases. Treatment initially includes preconception guidelines, such as lifestyle changes (weight loss), folic acid therapy to prevent the risk of fetal neural tube defects and halting the consumption of tobacco and alcohol. The first-line pharmacological treatment for inducing ovulation consists of a clomiphene citrate treatment for timed intercourse. The second-line pharmacological treatment includes the administration of exogenous gonadotropins or laparoscopic ovarian surgery (ovarian drilling). Ovulation induction using clomiphene citrate or gonadotropin...
Source: Clinics - Category: Journals (General) Source Type: research
How many times can you begin again? That's what I asked myself as I entered the Hospital for Special Surgery, just three weeks after my first lumbar spine epidural steroid injection and SI joint procedure. I was late. I spent two hours stuck in traffic during my drive from New Jersey to New York. So I was frazzled and my thoughts were scattered when I arrived. Yet, that question, can I start over again after another procedure rattled around in my head. My entire adulthood has been a long and winding road, at least medically. At 17, a sparse menstrual cycle, joint pain and spontaneous fever left doctors scratching their he...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
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