Oncology & Cancer

Four novel receptors may link endometrial cancer to PCOS

A new research paper titled "Transcriptomic analysis identifies four novel receptors potentially linking endometrial cancer with polycystic ovary syndrome and generates a transcriptomic atlas has been published in Oncotarget.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Polycystic ovary syndrome and gut health: What you need to know

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects around 8% to 13% of women during their reproductive years. Symptoms include irregular menstrual cycles, acne, excessive facial hair growth, voice changes, ovarian cysts and challenges ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Stem cell-derived components may treat underlying causes of PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a pervasive endocrine disorder that affects millions of women globally, impacting their hormonal balance, fertility and overall well-being. It is notoriously difficult to treat, with widely ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Women with PCOS on keto diet may see improvements in fertility

The ketogenic (keto) diet may lower testosterone levels in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), according to a paper, titled "Effects of Ketogenic Diet on Reproductive Hormones in Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome," ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Hope emerges for women with debilitating hormonal disorder

When Emelyne Heluin of France was diagnosed at the age of 17 with a hormonal disorder that causes enlarged ovaries with cysts, her symptoms included weight gain, hair loss, fatigue and pain. She was forced to quit her longtime ...

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 ...

Endocrinology & Metabolism

Body image concerns significantly higher in women living with PCOS

Women living with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) experience greater body image concerns than individuals without the condition, according to research being presented Saturday at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society's annual ...

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The ovary is an ovum-producing reproductive organ, often found in pairs as part of the vertebrate female reproductive system. Ovaries in anatomically female individuals are analogous to testes in anatomically male individuals, in that they are both gonads and endocrine glands.

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