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Review Examines Relationship Between Gestational Diabetes and Offspring Fertility

A review recently published in Endocrinology offers some new insights on how maternal obesity-associated gestational diabetes (GDM) affects the reproductive health of offspring, discussing possible mechanisms, the latest perceptions, and highlighting areas that need further investigation. The review, by Niharika Sinha, PhD; Gretchen Lydia Walker; and Aritro Sen, PhD, all of Michigan State University in...
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COVID-19 Pandemic Associated with Disruptions to Women’s Reproductive Health

Women’s reproductive health has been disrupted as a result of the psychological burden of the COVID-19 pandemic, and affected women need additional medical and psychological support, according to research presented at the Society for Endocrinology annual conference in Edinburgh last November. The findings indicate that stress and sleep disturbance related to the pandemic have had...
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Postmenopausal Women May Benefit from Estrogen Compound Research

Postmenopausal women have increased risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease due to loss of estrogen from metabolic changes. A high-fat diet further exacerbates the disease, which can progress to cirrhosis and liver failure. Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is an effective treatment, but it carries increased risk of breast cancer, uterine cancers, and cardiovascular disease. Researchers...
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Treating PCOS in the U.S. Costs $8 Billion Annually

The most common hormone disorder affecting women of reproductive age — polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) — cost an estimated $8 billion to diagnose and treat nationwide in 2020, according to a new economic analysis published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. PCOS is a common disorder characterized by irregular menstrual periods,...

WOMEN’S HEALTH

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