Women Undergoing Fertility Treatment Who Are Stressed May Have Heart Health Issues during Pregnancy

Study links high blood sugar during pregnancy with weak heart health A new Journal of the Endocrine Society study among women attending a fertility center found that those with more stress before pregnancy had higher blood sugar levels during pregnancy, which is a sign of weaker cardiovascular health. People’s stress levels have continued to rise over the...

Obesity Appears to Increase the Risk of Developing Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Obesity appears to increase the risk of developing polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), according to a study presented at ENDO 2023. An estimated 7% to 10% of all reproductive-aged women globally have PCOS. Women with PCOS have a hormonal imbalance and metabolism problems that may affect their overall health, appearance, and fertility. PCOS is associated with health...

Mouse Study Hints at Specific Brain Receptor behind PCOS Symptoms

Deletion of androgen receptors (ARs) in leptin receptor (LepRb) neurons improves estrous cycles, providing a possible therapeutic target for the symptoms of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), according to a mouse study recently published in Endocrinology. Researchers led by Carol F. Elias, PhD, of the University of Michigan Medical School’s Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology,...

Higher Prevalence of Evening Chronotype in Women with PCOS Associated with Worse Metabolic Profile

A higher prevalence of the evening chronotype in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is associated with a worse hormonal and metabolic profile, according to a paper recently published in the Journal of Pineal Research. Researchers led by Giovanna Muscogiuri, MD, PhD, an assistant professor in the Unit of Endocrinology at Federico II University Medical...

Women May Experience Different PCOS Symptoms Depending on Where They Live

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in Alabama may be more likely to have excessive hair growth and insulin resistance, whereas women with PCOS in California may be more likely to have higher testosterone levels, according to new research published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. PCOS affects 7–10% of women of childbearing age...


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