Prostate cancer drug shows promise against COVID

At the outset of the COVID pandemic, men appeared to suffer higher rates of severe illness and death, leading researchers to suspect a link between androgen receptors—which bind to hormones like testosterone—and SARS-CoV-2 ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Researchers examine role of B cells in polycystic ovary syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormone disorder in women. Studies have shown that the change in hormones is accompanied by variations in immunological B cells. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have now established ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Mouse study hints at specific brain receptor behind PCOS symptoms

Polycystic ovarian syndrome, or PCOS, can cause a range of symptoms, including disrupted menstrual cycles, abdominal obesity, cardiovascular disease, and type 2 diabetes. It's also one of the biggest causes of infertility—in ...

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