Effectiveness and safety assessment of drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol tablet in treatment of PCOS patients: a single center, prospective, observational study

To investigate the effectiveness and safety of 3  mg drospirenone and 20 μg ethinyl estradiol tablet (3 mg DRSP/20 μg EE) in the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Source: BMC Women's Health - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research

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A new combination treatment may provide normalizing effects on ovulation rates among adolescent girls with PCOS.Journal of the Endocrine Society
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news
ConclusionsThe increased risk of GDM in women with srPCOS was mostly attributed to overweight or obesity. Importantly, normal weight women with srPCOS did not seem to be at increased risk for developing GDM. However, hyperandrogenemia was associated with GDM even after adjustment for BMI. These findings strengthen the importance of weight management in reproductive ‐age women and suggest a noteworthy role of hyperandrogenemia in the pathophysiology of GDM.
Source: Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
ConclusionsBlood pressure and prevalence of pregnancy ‐induced hypertension were comparable in pregnant women with polycystic ovary syndrome and the reference group.
Source: Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
Authors: Loh HH, Yee A, Loh HS, Kanagasundram S, Francis B, Lim LL Abstract PURPOSE: Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common disorder characterized by clinical or biochemical hyperandrogenism and ovulary dysfunction. Female sexual dysfunction (FSD) adversely affects quality of life and interpersonal relationships. We aimed to compare the prevalence of FSD in women with and without PCOS. METHODS: We pooled data from 28 observational studies involving 6256 women. Apart from the total prevalence of FSD, subgroup analyses based on different PCOS diagnostic criteria and obesity status (body mass index [BMI]&t...
Source: Hormones - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Hormones (Athens) Source Type: research
To investigate the placental morphology alterations and identify the clinical characteristics of women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and their newborns. Pregnant women with PCOS (n = 12) and pregnant women without PCOS (n = 11) were recruited. Then, the placenta, maternal blood and cord blood were collected after delivery.
Source: Fertility and Sterility - Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Tags: Original article Source Type: research
To quantitate left ventricular mass index (LVMI) and correlate it with inflammation, insulin resistance (IR) and serum androgen levels among nonobese normotensive women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Source: Fertility and Sterility - Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Tags: Original article Source Type: research
To identify different microbial species in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and reveal a possible relationship between gut dysbiosis and pathological changes.
Source: Fertility and Sterility - Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Tags: Original article Source Type: research
Condition:   Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Interventions:   Dietary Supplement: Inositol supplement;   Dietary Supplement: Placebo supplement Sponsor:   University of Oklahoma Not yet recruiting
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Conclusions: There was insufficient evidence to support that acupuncture could promote live birth, pregnancy, and ovulation. However, acupuncture could promote the recovery of menstrual cycles as well as downregulate the levels of LH and testosterone in patients with PCOS. Study registration: PROSPERO CRD42019128574.
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Source Type: research
In conclusion, ovarian innervation likely played an important role in folliculogenesis, and EA might restore PCOS pathophysiology by regulating ovarian innervation, at least partially mediated through the SON.
Source: Frontiers in Physiology - Category: Physiology Source Type: research
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