Obstetrics & gynaecology

The ideal weight makes for a healthier pregnancy

(HealthDay)—If you're overweight and thinking of starting a family, there's compelling evidence that you should lose the excess pounds before you get pregnant.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Drug cocktail may treat postmenopausal PCOS complications

A combination of a diabetes drug and a high blood pressure medication may effectively treat all symptoms of postmenopausal polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). The findings will be presented today at the American Physiological ...

Diabetes

Beer's bitter delight is tasted in the gut

Hoppy beers are famous as a driver of craft brewing. But the challenging taste of hops goes far beyond the palate. According to a new study from Scripps Research scientists, the bitter flavor literally reaches into your gut.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome dissatisfied with medical care

A U.S.-based survey of women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a common condition characterized by reproductive and metabolic problems, points to distrust and lack of social support from healthcare providers as major ...

Oncology & Cancer

New drug target to combat prostate cancer

A study by an international team of researchers from University Children's Hospital Bern and the Autonomous University of Barcelona has discovered how the production of specific human sex hormones known as androgens is interrupted. ...

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