Oxidative Stress and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: A Brief Review

This article reviews the literature data related to the mechanisms of oxidative stress in PCOS.Keywords:Antioxidant, oxidative marker, oxidative stress, polycystic ovary syndrome, reactive oxygen species
Source: International Journal of Preventive Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research

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Authors: Arslan E, Gorkem U, Togrul C Abstract Introduction It is still unclear in the literature whether low vitamin D levels play a role in the pathogenesis of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), especially with respect to the regulation of anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH). Therefore, we aimed to investigate whether there could be a relationship between vitamin D deficiency status and PCOS. Materials and Methods A total of 146 infertile women were divided into two groups according to their ovarian reserve patterns: (i) normal (NOR), and (ii) high (PCOS). The participants were also categorized into two groups accor...
Source: Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde - Category: OBGYN Tags: Geburtshilfe Frauenheilkd Source Type: research
Conclusion Data available in the current literature revealed that there was no association between RM and inherited thrombophilias in patients with PCOS. RM patients with PCOS have a high risk of thromboembolic events. PMID: 31303657 [PubMed]
Source: Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde - Category: OBGYN Tags: Geburtshilfe Frauenheilkd Source Type: research
Authors: Shahrokhi SA, Naeini AA Abstract In this case-control study, 60 patients with Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) referred to the Nursing and Midwifery Center of Khorramabad, were selected as the case group and 90 non-PCOS patients as the control group. Demographic information and anthropometric indices of each person were collected. The Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ) and International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) were completed. After at least 12 h of fasting, 7 mL of blood samples were taken from the patients. There was no statistically significant difference observed in the mean...
Source: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Obstet Gynaecol Source Type: research
Condition:   Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Intervention:   Procedure: ULOD Sponsor:   Hatem AbuHashim Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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Source: DNA and Cell Biology - Category: Cytology Authors: Source Type: research
AbstractEpidemiological studies showing the higher frequency of obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome in men, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and in post-menopausal women suggest the beneficial role of estrogen. These findings are well supported by the pre-clinical studies (ten research studies described in this review) showing that estrogen and phytoestrogens attenuate the deleterious effects of chronic intermittent hypoxia (obstructive apnea in animals) on the genioglossal muscles and on other organs (co-morbidities) in ovariectomized rodents. Moreover, clinical studies (four research studies described in this revi...
Source: Sleep and Breathing - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
Our weekly diabetes advice column explores the interplay of PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) and type 2 diabetes.
Source: Diabetes Mine - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Source Type: blogs
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Source: Gynecological Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Source Type: research
Purpose of review Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is often difficult to diagnose in adolescents. Recent recommendations and concepts regarding the diagnosis and treatment of PCOS in the adolescent girl are considered. Recent findings The diagnosis of PCOS in adolescents should be primarily based on clinical and biochemical signs of hyperandrogenism and presentation with irregular menses. Because of the similarity of normal pubertal development and features of PCOS, the diagnosis should be deferred until at least 2 years following menarche. For girls who do not fulfill the diagnostic criteria, the focus should be on t...
Source: Current Opinion in Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Tags: ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM: Edited by Sally Radovick Source Type: research
Women with PCOS treated with metformin have reduced bone turnover, according to a study published inFertility and Sterility.Endocrinology Advisor
Source: Society for Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news
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