Rare genetic variations may contribute to PCOS
New research published in theJournal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolismhas identified rare genetic variations that may contribute to the heritability of PCOS.Endocrinology Advisor (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 14, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Ditching my vegetarian diet helped me beat fertility issues
Like an estimated one in five women, Samantha Downes, from London, has polycystic ovary syndrome - but changing her diet transformed her life. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Male-Hormone Gene May Help Cause Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Title: Male-Hormone Gene May Help Cause Polycystic Ovary SyndromeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/1/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/2/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - May 2, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

1st Gene Linked to Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Through genetics, scientists are starting to understand polycystic ovary syndrome and may have specific therapies in the not-so-distant future. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Male-Hormone Gene May Help Cause Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
WEDNESDAY, May 1, 2019 -- Polycystic ovary syndrome is a common cause of infertility and type 2 diabetes, but little is known about its origins. Now, new research suggests a gene involved in male hormone production plays a big role in the disorder's... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 1, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Rare Variants Identified in DENND1A Gene in PCOS
TUESDAY, April 30, 2019 -- Rare variants have been identified in the DENND1A gene that are associated with hormonal traits of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), according to research published online April 30 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hope for women with incurable ovary condition: Scientists discover gene that causes it
A study into the causes of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), which affects one in 10 women of childbearing age, found DNA containing high levels of testosterone plays a key role in the condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Saturated Fat, Inflammation, and Insulin Resistance in PCOS Saturated Fat, Inflammation, and Insulin Resistance in PCOS
In what ways might saturated fat impact inflammation and insulin resistance in PCOS?Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Metformin May Cut Risk for Prematurity, Miscarriage in PCOS
MONDAY, April 15, 2019 -- In pregnant women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), metformin treatment from the late first trimester until delivery might reduce the risk for late miscarriage and preterm birth but does not prevent gestational... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Could Metformin Before Conception Be the Answer in PCOS? Could Metformin Before Conception Be the Answer in PCOS?
Metformin ups likelihood of full-term births, reduces late miscarriages in women with PCOS, but doesn't impact gestational diabetes. Study also hints giving drug pre-pregnancy could be beneficial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 10, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Modulating gut microbiome diversity may aid in PCOS treatment
Findings, presented at the Endocrine Society annual meeting, suggest that gut microbiome composition and PCOS are causally linked, and may indicate a new approach for treatment.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 4, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Women Die From Heart Attacks More Often Than Men. Here ’s Why — and What Doctors Are Doing About It
Lilly Rocha was 37 years old in 2008 when she began having strange symptoms. When people asked her questions, she knew the answers but couldn’t articulate them. A tingling sensation on her left breast became painful. She thought she might have breast cancer, but her doctor assured her she was just experiencing stress from her demanding job. Her symptoms continued to get worse, and doctors continued to dismiss her. Three months later, at work, she became seriously ill. Luckily, her boss recognized the symptoms—chest and jaw pain and numbness in her left hand—and drove her to the nearest emergency room, whe...
Source: TIME: Health - April 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Barbara Sadick Tags: Uncategorized heart health Source Type: news

Keep It Simple: What Endos Really Need to Know About PCOS Keep It Simple: What Endos Really Need to Know About PCOS
What are the appropriate criteria for a diagnosis of PCOS? Which tests are really necessary? Dr Andrea Dunaif puts an end to the confusion, saying to keep it simple.Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 29, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Woman, 37, has FIVE 'miracle' babies after being told by doctors she 'would never conceive'
Cheryl Dodd, 37, of Shropshire, was diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome when she was 19. Told she could not have children, she considered adoption before conceiving. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Menstrual Function in PCOS After Behavioral Modification Menstrual Function in PCOS After Behavioral Modification
A behavioral modification program may help improve menstrual regularity among overweight women with PCOS.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Improved PCOS symptoms correlate with gut bacterial composition
(The Endocrine Society) Symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) improved with exposure to healthy bacteria in the gut, according to a study in a mouse model of this common women's endocrine disorder. The study results will be presented Monday at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting in New Orleans, La. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Healthy pregnant women with PCOS have fewer complications
Women with PCOS that follow a healthy lifestyle have a reduced incidence of complications during pregnancy, according to a study published inClinical Endocrinology.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 18, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

PCOS risk may be determined by pre-pubertal hormone
According to research, published inThe Journal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism, levels of anti-Mullerian hormone may be able to diagnose PCOS risk in girls before they begin menstruating.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 15, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D Deficiency and Ovarian Stimulation in PCOS Vitamin D Deficiency and Ovarian Stimulation in PCOS
In this study, the authors examine the impact of vitamin D deficiency on ovarian stimulation outcomes among women with PCOS or unexplained infertility.Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Metformin may reduce miscarriage risk in polycystic ovary syndrome patients
Research, published inThe Lancet Diabetes& Endocrinology, suggests that metformin reduces the risk of miscarriage in pregnant women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 25, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

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 15, 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