Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

 

Maternal PCOS Linked to Increased Risk of Neuropsychiatric Disorders in Offspring

September 10, 2020

New research suggests children born to mothers with PCOS could be at an increased risk of developing a psychiatric disorder later in life.

Glucocorticoid Resistance Common in Premature Adrenarche and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

August 12, 2020

An analysis of 41 individuals with premature adrenarche or polycystic ovary syndrome revealed more than half of the patients were glucocorticoid resistant.

Effects of Metformin in Women with PCOS using Assisted Reproductive Technologies

August 08, 2020

A systematic review and meta-analysis are diving deeper into the debate over whether metformin should be prescribed to with polycystic ovary syndrome using assisted reproductive technologies, such as in vitro fertilization or intracytoplasmic sperm injection and embryo transfer.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Linked to Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

August 04, 2020

An analysis of more than 60k women suggests those with polycystic ovary syndrome were 19% more likely to develop cardiovascular disease.

Low Leptin Receptors and PCOS: What’s the Link?

October 22, 2018

Leptin resistance may be responsible for elevated leptin levels in obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome, according to authors of this study. 

Metformin Plus Liraglutide Ups Pregnancy in Women with PCOS, Obesity

April 20, 2018

The GLP-1 receptor agonist/metformin combination did not support weight loss in this population but did increase pregnancy rates per in vitro embryo transfer.

The Skinny on Reducing Liver Fat with Empagliflozin in Type 2 Diabetes

April 20, 2018

Empagliflozin shown to significantly reduce liver fat in patients with T2DM, according to a new study. 

Interesting Endo: Insulin Prices & PCOS Diagnosis

December 19, 2016

Our December list includes pharmaceutical company responses to soaring insulin costs, delayed PCOS diagnosis, and dementia risk with ADT.

Interesting Endo: Reproductive and Adrenal Health

November 21, 2016

Our November list includes an injectable male contraceptive, resveratrol treatment for PCOS, and novel gene associated with Addison disease.