Polycystic ovary syndrome may increase sleep disorder risk
Research, published in theEuropean Journal of Endocrinology, suggests that polycystic ovary syndrome may double the risk of obstructive sleep apnea.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 20, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Type 2 Diabetes Risk Up With PCOS Regardless of BMI
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 6, 2019 -- Irrespective of age and weight, women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have an increased risk for type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online Jan. 31 in Diabetes Care. Nadira S. Kakoly, M.P.H., from Monash... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Keep up-to-date with the latest developments in anti-obesity medications
(Bentham Science Publishers) The fourth volume of this series covers six reviews on anti-obesity treatment strategies including updates on obesity and Cancer prevention through dietary modulation, the role of anti-obesity medications in polycystic ovary syndrome, potential anti-obesity strategies targeting mitochondria, calcium silicate based formulations for anti-obesity therapy, and the identification of obesity medications from natural products and plants. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Could the cure for PCOS be found in hazel essential oil?
(Natural News) Women who suffer from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) know just how much of an inconvenience it can be. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this hormonal disorder affects up to 12 percent of American women who are of reproductive age, making it the most common endocrine disorder in women. PCOS is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother, 25, claims cutting sugar from her tea led to a miracle pregnancy
Chloe Hodson, of West Midlands, was told she needed to lose weight to have treatment. She lost 1st 7lbs (9.5kg) as PCOS threatened her chances of becoming a mother. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman, 22, told she had a 10% chance of conceiving due to PCOS gives birth to a miracle ALBINO baby
Shannon Conarty, 22, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, was diagnosed with PCOS when she was 15. She tried to get pregnant for three years with her partner, Tom Kane, 30. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Early Career Grants awarded
Your Society are delighted to announce that we have awarded 10 Early Career Grants of£10,000 to early career members, to help fund their exciting and cutting edge research projects. Mr James Nicholson - Defining the early response to oncogenic Braf in pituitary progenitor/stem cells.Miss Emma McGlone - Statins and type 2 diabetes mellitus: is glucagon the missing link?Dr Nikolaos Nikolaou- Hepatic 5β-reductase (AKR1D1) activity as a regulator of adipose tissue biology and function; exploring theliver-adipose endocrine axis.Dr Nan Li - A novel animal model to explore the role of sex steroids on s...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 8, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Three Novel Loci Associated With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome ID'd
MONDAY, Dec. 31, 2018 -- Three novel loci have been identified for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), according to research published online Dec. 19 in PLOS Genetics. Felix Day, Ph.D., from the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 31, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

PCOS Gene Variants; Testosterone and CAD; New Generic Levothyroxine
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - December 28, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Large-scale study identifies shared genetic architecture for polycystic ovary syndrome diagnosis
(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) An international consortium of researchers identify genetic underpinnings associated with PCOS to understand and better diagnose it. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Interview with Dr Ioannis Gallos lead author of the updated Uterotonic agents for preventing postpartum haemorrhage: a network meta ‐analysis
The aim of thisCochrane Review was to find out which drug is most effective in preventing excessive blood loss at childbirth and has the least side effects. The authors collected and analysed all the relevant studies to answer this question.The lead author of this review is Dr Ioannis Gallos. He is a Clinician Scientist in University of Birmingham and Honorary Consultant in Obstetrics& Gynaecology for Birmingham Women ’s Hospital. Ioannis obtained his Degree in Medicine and Surgery (DMS) cum laude from the University of Rome, Italy. He subsequently trained in Obstetrics& Gynaecology in the UK and sub-speciali...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 20, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Katie Abbotts Source Type: news

Couple told by doctors they would NEVER have children have twins and triplets
Nadia and Robbie Sherwin, of Dallas, tried unsuccessfully for a baby for a year. Tests showed Mrs Sherwin had PCOS. She started taking an injectable hormone. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Insulin Resistance, Hyperandrogenism, Inflammation in PCOS Insulin Resistance, Hyperandrogenism, Inflammation in PCOS
What do we know about the inter-relationships of these components in the pathophysiology of PCOS?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Pcos 2018 pcos 2018
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from PCOS 2018Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

The ePACT2 training team on tour
The training team at NHS Business Services Authority is publishing a blog about the ePACT2 business intelligence application, which allows primary care organisations (PCOs) to view, analyse and present prescribing data. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - November 6, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Woman whose PCOS saw her balloon to size 24 sheds seven stone
EXCLUSIVE: Alanoosh Williams, 25, from Lancashire, saw her weight soar to 20 stone due to PCOS, which also left her skin covered in boils, and struggled to shed pounds. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is hair loss a side effect of metformin?
Doctors prescribe metformin to treat people with type 2 diabetes or polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). In rare cases, metformin may cause hair loss. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

A natural treatment for PCOS: Vitamin D
(Natural News) Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common female endocrine disorder that affects fertility. Although there is no cure yet for PCOS, there are many ways to improve or eliminate PCOS symptoms naturally. One of these is vitamin D supplementation. According to a systematic review published in the Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

International Evidence-Based Guideline for PCOS International Evidence-Based Guideline for PCOS
The development of an international evidence-based guideline will provide consistency in the assessment and management of women with polycystic ovary syndrome.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Evidence-based Guideline for the Management of PCOS Evidence-based Guideline for the Management of PCOS
New guidelines provide evidence-based recommendations, clinical consensus recommendations, and clinical practice points for optimal management of PCOS.Human Reproduction (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Woman claims she developed deadly sepsis from weight-loss surgery
Laura Battrum, 35, from Birmingham, was severely overweight when she decided weight-loss surgery was her only option. Due to her PCOS, the NHS agreed to pay for the operation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Typical testosterone levels in males and females
Testosterone levels vary depending on a person ’s sex, age, and physical activity levels. Testosterone levels that are too high or too low may cause a range of potential complications including infertility and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Learn more about testosterone levels here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Simplified 4-Item Criteria for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Simplified 4-Item Criteria for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
The authors describe a simplified criteria as a potential diagnostic tool for PCOS.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to eat if you have PCOS
Research has consistently shown that people can reduce the symptoms of polycystic ovarian syndrome by following a healthful diet. In this article, learn about the best diets for PCOS, including a low glycemic index diet, anti-inflammatory diet, and DASH diet. We also cover which foods to avoid. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
Title: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/5/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - September 5, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Women with PCOS are four times more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes; weight is usually a factor
(Natural News) It looks like women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have more to worry about aside from the painful symptoms associated with this disorder. According to a 2017 study, women with PCOS have a higher risk of developing Type 2 diabetes (T2D). One of the study’s authors, Dorte Glintborg, M.D., Ph.D., of the Odense University Hospital... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New PCOS Guidance: First Steps in Primary Care New PCOS Guidance: First Steps in Primary Care
Aimed at primary care providers as well as specialists, this international guidance is useful across the healthcare spectrum.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Women with common ovary condition often feel medical system failed them
(Reuters Health) - Many women with polycystic ovary syndrome feel they've been let down by a health care system that takes years to diagnose their condition, a new survey suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Patients With PCOS Lack Faith in Primary Care Physicians Patients With PCOS Lack Faith in Primary Care Physicians
In the survey comparing healthcare experiences, patients with polycystic ovary syndrome expressed a lack of confidence in the ability of primary care providers to adequately address their condition.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome are more likely to have a child with autism
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are more likely than other women to have an autistic child, according to an analysis of NHS data carried out by a team at Cambridge University ’ s Autism Research Centre. The research is published today in the journal Translational Psychiatry. The team stressed that the likelihood of having an autistic child is still very low, even among women with PCOS – but finding this link provides an important clue in understanding one of the multiple causal factors in autism. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - August 2, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School; Press Release Source Type: news

Women With PCOS Report Distrust, Less Support From PCPs
(MedPage Today) -- Physicians should acknowledge concerns, expert urges (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - August 1, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome linked to child with autism
If a woman has polycystic ovary syndrome, it's more likely their child will be autistic, according to new research. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women with PCOS found to be ‘more likely to have autistic child’
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are more likely than other women to have an autistic child, according to an analysis of NHS data carried out by Cambridge University. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - August 1, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Women with PCOS are 35% more likely to have a child with autism
Experts today described the new Cambridge University study as an 'important piece of new evidence' as the medical community remains flummoxed by the cause of ASD. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Risk of autism higher in children of women with PCOS
Women with PCOS have a greater chance of having a child with autism, according to a study published inTranslational Psychiatry.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 1, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome more likely to have a child with autism
(University of Cambridge) Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are more likely than other women to have an autistic child, according to an analysis of NHS data carried out by a team at Cambridge University's Autism Research Centre. The research is published today in the journal Translational Psychiatry. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New international guidelines to tackle PCOS
The new guidelines, published inClinical Endocrinology,Human Reproduction and Fertility and Sterility, focus on the diagnosis and treatment of PCOS.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - July 24, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Enlarged ovaries: Everything you need to know
A doctor may detect enlarged ovaries during an ultrasound or physical examination. The ovaries can become enlarged for several reasons, including ovulation, polycystic ovary syndrome, and benign cysts. In this article, learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of enlarged ovaries, including during pregnancy. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Women with PCOS have elevated testosterone levels, less diversity of bacteria
(Natural News) According to a recently published study, women who have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) tend to have “less diverse” gut bacteria than women who don’t have the condition. The study, which was published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, was led by researchers from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, in collaboration with... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PCOS: Understanding it and treating symptoms naturally
(Natural News) Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder in women and the most common cause of female infertility. This condition occurs when the ovaries produce more androgens (male sex hormones) than normal. Too much androgens may lead to a number of symptoms, including those related to diabetes. In addition, cysts tend to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PCOS linked to maternal obesity and smoking
A Swedish study, published inBJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics& Gynaecology, reports that those diagnosed with PCOS are more likely to have obese mothers or mothers that smoked during pregnancy.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - June 21, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

The common condition that has no cure
One in five women in the UK are thought to have PCOS, a condition for which there’s no cure. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obese women with PCOS can improve their health by simply soaking in a hot tub
(Natural News) Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common hormonal problems women face today. It is said that at least five to 10 percent of women of childbearing age are diagnosed with it. For years patients have been treating the illness by taking hormonal pills, but researchers recently discovered a new remedy.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fertility hope for PCOS sufferers as scientists find possible cause
Researchers at the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research hope to start trials on women within a year to find out if PCOS can be reversed in humans the same way it can in mice. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Leading cause of female infertility linked to hormone exposure in womb
The leading cause of infertility in women, called polycystic ovary syndrome, could have developed when they were in the womb, according to a study of mice. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Polycystic ovary syndrome: Scientists closer to understanding cause
A common cause of infertility may be due to a hormonal imbalance before birth, researchers say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New research uncovers possible cause of PCOS
A study, published inNature Medicine, has found that altered function of antimullerian hormone may be the underlying cause of PCOS.Science Magazine (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 15, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Frozen Embryo Transfer Risks; PCOS Awareness Month; Rising Insulin Costs
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - May 4, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

EndoBreak: Infertility Awareness Week; Hot Tub PCOS Tx; Vaginal Dryness Drug
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - April 27, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Soaking In Hot Tub Could Be Beneficial For Women Suffering From PCOS
BOSTON (CBS) – Researchers from the University of Oregon studied six women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and found that when they soaked in a hot tub for one hour three to four times a week they experienced a variety of health benefits. After two months, the women had reduced resistance to insulin, lower blood pressure and heart rate and some even had more regular menstrual cycles and clearer skin. PCOS affects about 10% of women of reproductive age. It causes multiple cysts to form on the ovaries and also increases a woman’s risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, and infertility. The researchers say the hot...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated Local Watch Listen Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news