Italian woman, 25, grows eyelash-like hairs out of her GUMS thought to be fuelled by her PCOS
The unidentified woman in Italy sought help 10 years ago. Doctors are still clueless to the exact cause, but say PCOS may play a part because the condition causes excess hair growth. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sitagliptin Decreases Visceral Fat and Blood Glucose in PCOS Sitagliptin Decreases Visceral Fat and Blood Glucose in PCOS
What benefits might the DPP-4 inhibitor sitagliptin offer to women with PCOS?Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 31, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Obesity Medicine Association announces key updates to its 2020 Adult Obesity Algorithm
(Obesity Medicine Association) The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) today announced the immediate availability of the 2020 OMA Obesity Algorithm ® , with new information for clinicians including obesity myths, polycystic ovary syndrome, obesity and psychiatric disease, ketogenic diet, as well as many other updates. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Gut Microbiome Is Less Diverse in Teens With Obesity and PCOS Gut Microbiome Is Less Diverse in Teens With Obesity and PCOS
Teens with obesity and PCOS had an altered gut microbiome, with decreased diversity and increased"unhealthy" bacteria compared to teens with obesity but without PCOS; higher testosterone was linked to unhealthy bacteria.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 29, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Poor sleep may increase metabolic syndrome risk in women with PCOS and obesity
According to a study published in theJournal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism, poor sleep is associated with an increased risk of developing metabolic syndrome in young women with PCOS and obesity.Endocrinology Advisor (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 29, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Health - Related Quality of Life Lower for Women With PCOS
The strongest contributing factor to poor health - related quality of life was mental distress (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 28, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Pathology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Health-Related Quality of Life Lower for Women With PCOS
TUESDAY, Jan. 28, 2020 -- Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) report low health-related quality of life (HRQoL) beyond the reproductive years, according to a study published online Jan. 23 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology&... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mother, 42, with polycystic ovary syndrome told she may not have children goes on to have TEN kids
Emma Gale, 42, from Whitstable, Kent, was diagnosed with polycistic ovary syndrome aged 18, before being told she may never be able to have children. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Microbiome may play role in PCOS
According to a study published in theJournal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism, gut microbiomes with an unhealthy bacteria profile may be associated with polycystic ovary syndrome and obesity adolescents.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 24, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome have more harmful gut bacteria
Colorado researchers looked at the guts of 58 obese teenage girls with PCOS. They found these girls had high levels of bacteria linked to too much testosterone - a cause of PCOS. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Hikes Bipolar Disorder Risk Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Hikes Bipolar Disorder Risk
The risk of developing bipolar disorder was increased in women with PCOS, possibly because of shared inflammatory pathways, a study has found; metformin may have a protective effect.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - January 20, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Risk of eating and sleeping disorders higher for women with PCOS
According to a study published inClinical Endocrinology, the likelihood of developing sleeping and eating disorders may be higher for women with polycystic ovary syndrome.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 15, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Polycystic ovary syndrome may increase risk for bipolar disorder
According to a study published in theJournal of Affective Disorders, women with polycystic ovary syndrome may have and increased risk of developing bipolar disorder.Psychiatry Advisor (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 10, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Can cinnamon benefit patients with PCOS?
(Natural News) Cinnamon, also called darchini, is a spice made from the inner bark of trees that belong to the genus Cinnamomum. Historically, it has been used by healers to treat various conditions, such as coughing, arthritis and sore throat. Today, researchers associate plenty of health benefits with cinnamon, citing its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic and cardioprotective effects. In... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Request For Proposal - Professional Conference Organizer Global Evidence Summit 2, Prague, 4-8 October 2021
In 2021, Cochrane in collaboration with Guidelines International Network, Campbell Collaboration and Joanna Briggs Institute, will host a Global Evidence Summit 2 (GES) in place of theirannual organizationalevents.The fourglobal organizing partners and the hosts,Czech National Centre for Evidence-Based Healthcare and Knowledge Translation (CEBHCKT),are now inviting Professional Conference Organizer ’s (PCOs) to tender for the provision of event management services for its quadrennial event in 2021.The GES brings together the world ’s leading organizations in evidence-based practice to provide a multi-disciplina...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 17, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Daughters of mothers with PCOS more likely to develop disorder
Women whose mothers have PCOS are five times more likely to develop the disease themselves, according to a study published inNature Medicine.Guardian (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - December 4, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Daughters of women with PCOS face five times greater risk
Polycystic ovary syndrome is believed to affect about one in five women of reproductive ageDaughters of women with polycystic ovary syndrome, a common disorder that can cause excessive body hair, acne and fertility problems, are five times more likely than the average woman to develop the condition, a major study has found.Researchers in Sweden examined the medical histories of nearly 30,000 women and their mothers. The records from national registries showed that 3.4% of women born to mothers with PCOS were later diagnosed themselves, compared with only 0.6% of women whose mothers did not have the condition.Continue readi...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 2, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Tags: Polycystic ovary syndrome Society Medical research Science Health Women Life and style UK news Source Type: news

Dysglycemia Affects Cognitive Function in PCOS Dysglycemia Affects Cognitive Function in PCOS
A new study examines the factors that may be associated with deficits in cognitive function among women with PCOS.Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Cardiovascular disease risk not elevated in PCOS
The risk of developing cardiovascular disease was not significantly increased in middle-aged women with PCOS, according to a study published in Clinical Endocrinology.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 19, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Apple Deepens Medical Research Commitment Through New App
Apple continues to move deeper into healthcare - particularly in the field of medical research. The tech giant has announced three health studies its U.S. customers can now enroll in through a new research app. The studies include the Apple Women’s Health Study, the Apple Heart and Movement Study, and the Apple Hearing Study. Conducted in partnership with leading academic and research institutions, these multi-year longitudinal studies are available in the new Research app, which can be downloaded today from the App Store. The Cupertino, CA-based company said now participants can potentially groundbreaki...
Source: MDDI - November 14, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: R & D Source Type: news

Reproductive Endocrinology Disorders | Medscape Reproductive Endocrinology Disorders | Medscape
Review in-depth clinical information, latest medical news, and guidelines related to reproductive endocrinology, including the potential causes of female infertility and other problems, such as pelvic pain, sexual dysfunction, atypical pubertal development, or premenstrual syndrome. Read articles about treatment for polycystic ovaries and hirsutism. (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Resource Center Source Type: news

Herbal remedies for PCOS
(Natural News) Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that causes women to have abnormally high levels of male hormones. This hormone imbalance causes irregular menstrual periods. Women with PCOS are often prescribed a combination of pharmaceutical drugs and lifestyle changes. However, many women find that these conventional treatment methods are insufficient and mostly ineffective. The... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

These Apps Say You May Have a Health Disorder. What if They ’re Wrong?
Apps like Flo and Clue are shifting from just tracking your health data to using it to make evaluations about your health risks. Their tools may not always be accurate. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Natasha Singer Tags: Mobile Applications Women and Girls Menstruation Hormones Computers and the Internet Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Flo Clue Flo Health BioWink Source Type: news

Period-Tracking Apps Say You May Have a Disorder. What if They ’re Wrong?
Apps like Flo and Clue are shifting from just tracking your health data to using it to make evaluations about your health risks. Their tools may not always be accurate. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Natasha Singer Tags: Mobile Applications Women and Girls Menstruation Hormones Computers and the Internet Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Infertility Medicine and Health BioWink GmbH Flo Health Inc Source Type: news

Colleges Rejecting Medical Marijuana On Campus Face Lawsuits
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Colleges are becoming a battleground in the conflict between federal and state marijuana laws as students who use medical pot challenge decades-old campus drug policies. In states where medical marijuana is legal, students disciplined for using it are taking their schools to court. College officials argue they could lose federal funding for failing to follow federal law that labels cannabis an illegal drug with no accepted medical use. Sheida Assar said she was expelled from GateWay Community College in Phoenix last month for violating the school’s drug policy after she tested positive fo...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Marijuana Source Type: news

Clinical Prediction Score of NAFLD in Adolescents With PCOS Clinical Prediction Score of NAFLD in Adolescents With PCOS
Learn more about a newly developed clinical score to identify the potential risk for NAFLD in patients with PCOS.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

New biomarker for PCOS diagnosis
New biomarker, anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH), could help in the diagnosis of polcystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), according to a study published inFrontiers in Endocrinology.Endocrinology Advisor (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 11, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Effect of Oral Contraceptive Pill and/or Metformin in PCOS Effect of Oral Contraceptive Pill and/or Metformin in PCOS
What benefits might these therapies offer to patients with PCOS? A new review examines the therapeutic impacts.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the best natural treatments for PCOS?
Natural treatments and lifestyle changes, such as diet changes, supplements, and herbal remedies, may help with the symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Learn what the research says here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Polycystic ovary syndrome linked to breathing difficulties
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome are more likely to develop breathing difficulties, according to research presented at the European Respiratory International Congress.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 2, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Hyperinsulinemia and IR Effects on PCOS Fertility Outcomes Hyperinsulinemia and IR Effects on PCOS Fertility Outcomes
In what ways might hyperinsulinemia and insulin resistance impact fertility outcomes in patients with PCOS?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Pathophysiology and Treatment of PCOS in Adolescent Girls Pathophysiology and Treatment of PCOS in Adolescent Girls
A new review provides insight into the diagnostic features and treatment options for PCOS among adolescent girls.Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Asus announces ECG fitness watch, monitoring device data to curtail violence and more digital health news briefs
Also: Women's health apps launch PCOS screening tools; uBiome files for bankruptcy. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 4, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Awareness Month
September is   Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Awareness Month and is an excellent time to focus on the latest Cochrane evidence.Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a very common condition affecting 8% to 13% of women. Being overweight worsens all clinical features of PCOS. These clinical features include reproductive issues such as reduced frequency of ovulation and irregular menstrual cycles, reduced fertility, polycystic ovaries onultrasound and high levels of male hormones such as testosterone, which can cause unwanted facial or body hair growth and acne. PCOS is also associated with metabolic features, withrisk factors...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 3, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about PCOS and diabetes
This article looks at the links between PCOS and diabetes and how to treat both conditions. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Microbiota and polycystic ovaries
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - August 15, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Kelly, P. N. Tags: twil Source Type: news

Supplements to balance your hormones naturally
(Natural News) PCOS, short for polycystic ovary syndrome, is a hormonal disorder that affects as many as 10 percent of women. Women suffering from PCOS mainly experience insulin resistance and have too much of the male hormone androgen. Additionally, PCOS interferes with their appearance, fertility, menstrual cycle, metabolism, and mood. Many women with this condition... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girls born to mothers with polycystic ovary syndrome 'are more likely to develop an enlarged heart'
Researchers from the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden, tested the effects of the male sex hormone dihydrotestosterone on baby mice and found their hearts were damaged. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: 5 Things You Might Not Know Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: 5 Things You Might Not Know
We should all know more about this lifelong condition that affects at least 1 in 10 women -- starting with why it's poorly named.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Article Source Type: news

Woman's unhealthy uni lifestyle weight gain turned out to be polycystic ovary syndrome
Shannon Wedley, of Cheltenham, was diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome in her first year of university. A miscarriage with her fiancé prompted her to change her lifestyle. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thinner women with PCOS still have metabolic risks
Studies on an Italian cohort with PCOS revealed that although they had healthier BMI, they still had an increased risk of metabolic disease, according to research published inClinical Endocrinology.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - July 24, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Metformin may adversely affect bone health in PCOS patients
Women with PCOS treated with metformin have reduced bone turnover, according to a study published inFertility and Sterility.Endocrinology Advisor (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - July 11, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Effects of Empagliflozin on Metabolic Parameters in PCOS Effects of Empagliflozin on Metabolic Parameters in PCOS
In what ways might treatment with empagliflozin impact the metabolic parameters in women with PCOS?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

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