Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are at increased risk for metabolic and heart diseases and nearly twice as likely to be hospitalized.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
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Experts advise against any off-label prescribing of testosterone for women, unless they are postmenopausal with a low sex drive.
Letrozole, a breast cancer drug, was compared with clomiphene as a fertility treatment for women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Find out which drug performed best.
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) experiencing light or infrequent periods may improve menstrual cyclicity by taking cinnamon supplements, evidence shows.
For patients with PCOS, a common household ingredient may help improve symptoms of the disorder. However, lifestyle modifications that support weight loss and healthful eating remain key to improving symptoms.
In an adolescent, polycystic ovary syndrome should be diagnosed cautiously. The typical symptoms of PCOS in an adult may just be developmental irregularities in a teen.
An independent panel convened by the NIH has concluded that the name “polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)” causes confusion and is a barrier to progress in the realms of both research and effective patient care.
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome who take combined oral contraceptives are more than twice as likely as women without PCOS who take oral contraceptives to have a venous thromboembolism (VTE), according to the findings of a new study.
In anovulatory women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), one-time use of progestin to induce withdrawal bleeding before ovulation induction may decrease the odds of conception and live birth, according to a new study conducted by researchers for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NIHCD) Cooperative Reproductive Medicine Network (RMN).