Obstetrics & gynaecology

Age-related infertility may be caused by scarred ovaries

Women's decreased ability to produce healthy eggs as they become older may be due to excessive scarring and inflammation in their ovaries, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study in mice.

Pediatrics

Review compares metformin, OCP for teens with PCOS

(HealthDay)—For adolescents with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), treatment with metformin and oral contraceptive pills can be beneficial, although evidence is limited, according to a review published online April 28 ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Link between PCOS in the mother and autism in the child

Children born to mothers with polycystic ovarian syndrome, PCOS, are at an increased risk of developing autism spectrum disorders, according to a new epidemiological study from Sweden's Karolinska Institutet. The findings, ...

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