Diabetes

The ticking time-bomb of diabetes

University of Adelaide researchers have warned that too many people are either unknowingly living with diabetes, at significant risk of developing the life-threatening condition, or simply ignoring the obvious warning signs—and ...

Diabetes

Girls with type 2 diabetes at higher risk for ovarian cysts

(HealthDay)—Here's yet another consequence of America's childhood obesity epidemic: New research shows that girls with type 2 diabetes can set themselves up for developing a condition known as polycystic ovary syndrome ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Obesity may increase risk of some female reproductive disorders

Obesity is associated with an increased risk of developing female reproductive disorders, however, the roles and mechanisms of obesity in the cause(s) of reproductive conditions are unclear. A study publishing February 1st ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Preventing the development of polycystic ovary syndrome

In a recently published review article in Nature Reviews Endocrinology, researchers conclude where the field of research is today, regarding the causes behind, and development of, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). They also ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

New theory may revolutionize treatment of endometriosis

Endometriosis, a disease found in up to 10 percent of women, has been enigmatic since it was first described. A new theory developed by researchers at Simon Fraser University suggests a previously overlooked hormone—testosterone—has ...

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